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1979 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1979 record5–5–1 (3–3–1 MAC)
Head coachPat Culpepper (4th season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1978
1980 →
Template:1979 Mid-American Conference football standings

The 1979 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1979 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time, 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 15East Tennessee State*W 21–14
September 22at Western MichiganL 17–45
September 29Long Beach State*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 3–9
October 6at Eastern MichiganT 0–0
October 13at Central MichiganL 11–31
October 20at Illinois State*W 33–7
October 27Southern Illinois*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 11–21
November 3Kent State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 25–0
November 10Toledo
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 28–10
November 17at Ball StateL 0–42
November 24Ohio
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 28–27
  • *Non-conference game

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