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2008 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2008 record6–7 (5-3 MAC)
Head coachJerry Kill
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium (Capacity: 24,000)[1]
Seasons
← 2007
2009 →
2008 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Buffalo x   5 3         8 6  
Bowling Green   4 4         6 6  
Temple   4 4         5 7  
Ohio   3 5         4 8  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Kent State   3 5         4 8  
Miami   1 7         2 10  
West
Ball State x   8 0         12 2  
Central Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Western Michigan   6 2         9 4  
Northern Illinois   5 3         6 7  
Toledo   2 6         3 9  
Eastern Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: Buffalo 42, Ball State 24
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2008 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University during the 2008 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Northern Illinois competed as a member of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). The Huskies were led by first-year head coach Jerry Kill.

ScheduleEdit

  • Average Home Attendance: 18,188 (58.7%)
DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 PMat Minnesota*BTNL 27–3144,029
September 66:00 PMat Western MichiganL 26–2926,262
September 202:00 PMIndiana State*CSNCW 48–320,936
September 2712:00 PMat Eastern MichiganESPN+W 37–017,159
October 46:00 PMat Tennessee*PPVL 9–1399,539
October 113:00 PMMiami (OH)
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCW 17–1317,444
October 183:00 PMToledodagger
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCW 38–722,092
October 253:00 PMBowling Green
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCW 16–1317,163
November 57:00 PMat Ball StateESPN2L 14–4514,373
November 127:00 PMCentral Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPN2L 30–33 OT13,543
November 186:00 PMat Kent StateW 42–142,267
November 256:00 PMNavy*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPNCL 0–1617,950
December 288:15 PMat Louisiana Tech*ESPNL 10–1741,567
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Coaches and team officialsEdit

  • Jerry Kill - Head Coach
  • Tracy Claeys[2] - Defensive Coordinator
  • Matt Limegrover[3] - Offensive Coordinator
  • Pat Poore [4]- Assistant Coach/Quarterbacks
  • Rob Reeves[5] - Assistant Coach/Running Backs
  • Brian Anderson[6] - Assistant Coach/Tight Ends
  • Harold Etheridge- Assistant Coach/Offensive Line
  • P. J. Fleck [7]- Assistant Coach/Wide Receivers/Recruiting Coordinator
  • Tom Matukewicz[8] - Assistant Coach/Linebackers
  • Jay Sawvel[9] - Assistant Coach/Defensive Backs/Special Teams
  • Jeff Phelps[10] - Assistant Coach/Defensive Line
  • Brad Brachear[11] - Graduate Assistant/Defense
  • Nate Griffin[12] - Graduate Assistant/Video
  • Nick Deuel- Video Coordinator
  • Brandon Staley[13] - Graduate Assistant/Recruiting/Operations
  • Marc Webel[14] - Graduate Assistant/Offense
  • Adam Clark[15] - Director of Football Operations
  • Eric Klein[16] - Sports Performance

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