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1980 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1980 record7–4 (4–3 MAC)
Head coachBill Mallory (1st season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1979
1981 →
1980 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Central Michigan 7 2 0     9 2 0
Western Michigan 6 3 0     7 4 0
Northern Illinois 4 3 0     7 4 0
Miami 4 3 0     5 6 0
Ball State 5 4 0     6 5 0
Ohio 5 4 0     6 5 0
Bowling Green 4 4 0     4 7 0
Toledo 3 6 0     4 7 0
Kent State 3 6 0     3 8 0
[[{{{school}}}|Eastern Michigan]] 1 7 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1980 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1980 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time, Division I-A. The Huskies played under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by new head coach Bill Mallory, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 5at Long Beach State*W 16–9
September 13Ball StateL 17–18
September 20Western Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 6–35
September 27at OhioW 22–21
October 4at Southern Illinois*W 20–17
October 11Illinois State*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 18–28
October 18Central Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 21–0
October 25at Wichita State*W 17–14
November 1at Kent StateW 35–14
November 8at ToledoL 6–13
November 22Eastern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 38–6
  • *Non-conference game

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