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2001 Northern Illinois Huskies football
MAC West Division co-champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2001 record6–5 (4–3 MAC)
Head coachJoe Novak
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium (Capacity: 31,000)
Seasons
← 2000
2002 →
2001 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Marshall x   8 0         11 2  
Miami   6 2         7 5  
Bowling Green   5 3         8 3  
Kent State   5 3         6 5  
Akron   4 4         4 7  
Buffalo   1 7         3 8  
Ohio   1 7         1 10  
West
#23 Toledo x   5 2         10 2  
Northern Illinois   4 3         6 5  
Ball State   4 3         5 6  
Western Michigan   4 4         5 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 8  
Eastern Michigan   1 6         2 9  
Championship: Toledo 41, Marshall 36
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2001 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University during the 2001 NCAA Division I-A football season. Northern Illinois competed as a member of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). They were coached by Joe Novak.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:30 PMSouth Florida*W 20–1714,426
September 811:00 AMat Illinois*ESPN+L 12–1745,674
September 226:30 PMSam Houston State*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 41–1612,463
September 296:00 PMat ToledoL 20–4136,502
October 61:00 PMat Marshall
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
ESPNGPL 15–3717,367
October 131:00 PMat Kent StateL 34–442,973
October 201:00 PMWestern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 20–1218,150
October 2712:00 PMat Central MichiganFSNW 33–2410,643
November 32:00 PMEastern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
FSNW 40–1713,421
November 171:00 PMBall State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, Illinois
W 33–2911,795
November 2412:00 PMat Wake Forest*L 35–3814,100
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