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2000 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2000 record6–5 (4–3 MAC)
Head coachJoe Novak (5th season)
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium
(Capacity: 31,000)
Seasons
← 1999
2001 →
2000 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Div     Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L         W   L  
East
Marshall xy   5 1         5 3         8 5  
Akron x   5 1         5 3         6 5  
Ohio   4 2         5 3         7 4  
Miami   4 2         5 3         6 5  
Bowling Green   1 5         2 6         2 9  
Buffalo   2 4         2 6         2 9  
Kent State   0 6         1 7         1 10  
West
Western Michigan xy   4 1         7 1         9 3  
Toledo x   4 1         6 1         10 1  
Northern Illinois   2 3         4 3         6 5  
Ball State   2 3         4 3         5 6  
Eastern Michigan   2 3         2 5         3 8  
Central Michigan   1 4         2 6         2 9  
Championship: Marshall 19, Western Michigan 14
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
  • Due to an unbalanced conference schedule, the team with best division record within each division was awarded that division's championship game berth.
    Rankings from AP Poll

The 2000 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 fifth year head coach Joe Novak and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 317:00 PMat Northwestern*L 17–3523,352
September 96:30 PMIllinois State*W 52–024,682
September 234:00 PMat No. 20 Auburn*PPVL 14–3179,635
September 3012:00 PMat Ball StateW 43–1413,859
October 71:00 PMCentral Florida*dagger
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 40–2018,148
October 146:00 PMat AkronW 52–359,487
October 2112:00 PMat Western MichiganFSNL 22–5227,523
October 2812:00 PMBuffalo
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPN+W 73–1016,586
November 41:00 PMToledo
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
L 24–3813,354
November 1112:00 PMat Eastern MichiganL 32–394,592
November 181:00 PMCentral Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 40–66,016

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