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1987 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceIndependent
1987 record5–5–1
Head coachJerry Pettibone (3rd season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 30,998)
Seasons
← 1986
1988 →
1987 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Miami (FL)           12 0 0
No. 4 Syracuse           11 0 1
No. 2 Florida State           11 1 0
No. 15 South Carolina           8 4 0
Pittsburgh           8 4 0
Penn State           8 4 0
No. 17 Notre Dame           8 4 0
Southern Miss           6 5 0
Rutgers           6 5 0
Southwestern Louisiana           6 5 0
Memphis           5 5 1
Northern Illinois           5 5 1
West Virginia           6 6 0
Tulane           6 6 0
Army           5 6 0
Boston College           5 6 0
East Carolina           5 6 0
Akron           4 7 0
Cincinnati           4 7 0
Louisville           3 7 1
Temple           3 8 0
Tulsa           3 8 0
Navy           2 9 0
Virginia Tech           2 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1987 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football, Division I-A. They were led by third year head coach Jerry Pettibone and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 126:30 PMLamar*L 35–3922,184
September 1912:00 PMat Western Michigan*W 34–1412,005
September 261:00 PMat Northwestern*T 16–1627,336
October 33:00 PMat Eastern Michigan*L 31–3213,306
October 101:00 PMToledo*dagger
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 41–520,939
October 171:00 PM[[{{{school}}}|SW Missouri State]]*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 27–219,017
October 241:00 PMCal State Fullerton*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
L 20–217,325
October 311:00 PMat Ball State*L 17–424,675
November 71:00 PMWestern Illinois*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 29–1421,863
November 141:00 PMAkron
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
L 21–275,405
November 2810:00 PMat UNLV*ESPNW 34–3114,650

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