1985 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
1985 record4–7 (4–4 MAC)
Head coachJerry Pettibone (1st season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 30,998)
Seasons
← 1984
1986 →

Template:1985 Mid-American Conference football standings The 1985 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time, Division I-A. They were led by first year head coach Jerry Pettibone and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
September 7Western MichiganW 17–021,362
September 14at Wisconsin*L 17–3869,131
September 21at No. 4 Iowa*L 20–4866,014
September 28at Northwestern*L 16–38
October 5at Ball StateL 0–29
October 19Toledodagger
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 16–326,420
October 26at Miami (OH)L 15–32
November 2Bowling Green
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
L 14–3422,600
November 9at Eastern MichiganW 3–0
November 16Ohio
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 35–7
November 23at Central MichiganL 21–30
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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