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1996 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceIndependent
1996 record1–10
Head coachJoe Novak (1st season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 31,000)
Seasons
← 1995
1997 →
1996 Division I-A independents football records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 25 Army           10 2  
Navy           9 3  
No. 19 Notre Dame           8 3  
East Carolina           8 3  
Louisiana Tech           6 5  
UAB           5 6  
UCF           5 6  
Southwestern Louisiana           5 6  
Northeast Louisiana           5 6  
Arkansas State           4 7  
Northern Illinois           1 10  
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1996 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 first year head coach Joe Novak and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 316:00 PMat Maryland*L 6–3032,517
September 76:30 PMWestern Illinois*L 0–1721,370
September 1411:00 AMat No. 6 Penn State*ESPN+L 0–4995,589
September 216:00 PMat Arkansas StateW 31–3012,217
September 283:00 PMUTEP*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
L 6–3710,229
October 53:00 PMNorth Texas*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
SCCL 21–2416,549
October 192:00 PMat Louisville*SCCL 3–2736,467
October 263:00 PMAkron*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
SCCL 17–3410,465
November 21:00 PMLouisiana Tech
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
L 14–406,208
November 97:00 PMat Southwestern LouisianaL 31–4515,721
November 163:00 PMat Oregon State*L 28–6717,215

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RosterEdit

1996 Northern Illinois Huskies football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 5 Smith, CordellCordell Smith So
TB 6 Florence, ScottScott Florence Sr
QB 15 Foster, RandallRandall Foster 10px Fr
QB 16 Barker, BrandonBrandon Barker Jr
QB 19 Williams, KennethKenneth Williams Jr
RB 21 Haywood, MarceoMarceo Haywood So
TB 22 Johnson, MikeMike Johnson 10px Fr
FB 39 Knapp, JustinJustin Knapp Jr
FB 41 Chambers, MattMatt Chambers So
C 60 Johnson, KevinKevin Johnson So
T 62 Macdonald, JamieJamie Macdonald Jr
G 63 Winiarski, JeffJeff Winiarski Fr
C 64 Wise, BillBill Wise So
G 65 Merow, GregGreg Merow 10px Fr
C 68 Lundin, NickNick Lundin So
C 70 Thomson, WayneWayne Thomson Jr
T 71 Thornton, ChrisChris Thornton Jr
G 73 Booth, KentKent Booth Jr
G 74 Waller, ShaneShane Waller So
G 75 Schulte, KeithKeith Schulte So
T 77 Belmontez, MikeMike Belmontez So
T 78 Puralewski, DennisDennis Puralewski Fr
TE 80 Reed, BobbyBobby Reed So
SE 81 Smith, RhasaanRhasaan Smith 10px Fr
TE 82 Jacoby, MitchMitch Jacoby Sr
WR 85 Johanson, KurtKurt Johanson Fr
TE 87 Holm, KevinKevin Holm Fr
WR 88 Moody, LeonLeon Moody Sr
TE 89 Griffin, JohnJohn Griffin Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Sampson, BusterBuster Sampson Fr
SS 2 Overall, BrianBrian Overall So
SS 9 Jackson, RayshonRayshon Jackson So
CB 14 Hawthorne, DuaneDuane Hawthorne So
LB 23 Amoo, PerryPerry Amoo So
CB 24 Roark, D. J.D. J. Roark 10px Fr
CB 27 Mallory, DamienDamien Mallory Sr
FS 28 McCullum, KershawnKershawn McCullum Jr
FS 29 Brune, BillBill Brune Fr
CB 32 Triplett, WilliamWilliam Triplett Jr
SS 33 Muhammad, MuminMumin Muhammad Fr
LB 35 Bloodsaw, GlenGlen Bloodsaw 10px Fr
LB 36 Douglas, JasonJason Douglas 10px Fr
LB 37 Bowen, OrlandoOrlando Bowen So
LB 38 Dykstra, CraigCraig Dykstra 10px Fr
FS 43 Stephen, PatrickPatrick Stephen So
SS 44 Phillips, SalimSalim Phillips Jr
LB 45 Sutherland, GarettGarett Sutherland Jr
LB 47 Saulsby, CameronCameron Saulsby Fr
LB 51 Smith, SteveSteve Smith Jr
LB 52 Alexander, TerrellTerrell Alexander Jr
LB 55 Sims, KeithKeith Sims So
LB 56 Foster, DamonDamon Foster 10px Fr
LB 59 Lloyd, DarenDaren Lloyd Sr
NG 66 Parsons, EbbieEbbie Parsons Fr
NG 72 Rebholz, JoeJoe Rebholz 10px Fr
DT 84 Dohrmann, EricEric Dohrmann 10px Fr
DE 86 Lesher, BobBob Lesher Fr
NG 90 Simpson, BillBill Simpson Jr
DE 91 Heitl, JustinJustin Heitl So
DE 92 Miskowicz, LewisLewis Miskowicz Fr
DT 93 Stankowski, DanDan Stankowski So
DE 94 Beauvais, AnthonyAnthony Beauvais Fr
DE 95 Camacho, AbieAbie Camacho Jr
NG 96 Ducar, AndyAndy Ducar So
DT 97 Roads, SteveSteve Roads Jr
DE 99 Ford, WillWill Ford Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 10 Wiseman, BrianBrian Wiseman So
PK 17 Clark, BrianBrian Clark So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 1997-01-28

ReferencesEdit

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