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2003 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2003 record10–2 (6–2 MAC)
Head coachJoe Novak
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium (Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
#10 Miami x   8 0         13 1  
Marshall   6 2         8 4  
Akron   5 3         7 5  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
UCF   2 6         3 9  
Ohio   1 7         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         1 11  
West
#23 Bowling Green x   7 1         11 3  
Northern Illinois   6 2         10 2  
Toledo   6 2         8 4  
Western Michigan   4 4         5 7  
Ball State   3 5         4 8  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Central Michigan   1 7         3 9  
Championship: Miami 49, Bowling Green 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2003 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University during the 2003 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

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
August 286:30 PMNo. 15 Maryland*FSNW 20–13 OT28,018
September 612:00 PMTennessee Tech*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 42–1718,123
September 206:00 PMat No. 21 Alabama*PPVW 19–1683,818
September 273:00 PMIowa State*No. 20
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 24–1628,218
October 46:30 PMOhioNo. 17
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
PPVW 30–23 OT21,736
October 1112:00 PMat Central MichiganNo. 16W 40–2423,268
October 183:00 PMWestern MichigandaggerNo. 12
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 37–1028,221
October 253:00 PMat No. 23 Bowling GreenNo. 12ESPN2L 18–3431,007
November 11:00 PMBall StateNo. 21
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
FSNW 48–2324,121
November 812:00 PMat BuffaloNo. 23W 40–95,127
November 152:00 PMat ToledoNo. 21FSNL 30–4920,929
November 221:00 PMEastern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 38–2416,589
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time
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