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1978 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1978 record5–6 (2–4 MAC)
Head coachPat Culpepper (3rd season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ball State 8 0 0     10 1 0
Central Michigan 8 1 0     9 2 0
Miami 5 2 0     8 2 1
Western Michigan 5 4 0     7 4 0
Bowling Green 3 5 0     4 7 0
Ohio 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northern Illinois 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kent State 2 6 0     4 7 0
Toledo 2 7 0     2 9 0
[[{{{school}}}|Eastern Michigan]] 1 5 0     3 7 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time: the newly formed Division I-A. The Huskies competed under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by head coach Pat Culpepper, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 16Western MichiganL 30–44
September 23at Northeast Louisiana*L 10–27
September 30Illinois State*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 49–21
October 7at Long Beach State*L 19–24
October 14Western Illinois*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 24–20
October 21at Central MichiganL 7–34
October 28at Southern Illinois*W 14–13
November 4Kent State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 27–21
November 11at ToledoL 16–35
November 18Ball State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 13–31
November 25at OhioW 23–14
  • *Non-conference game

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