FANDOM


2009 Northern Illinois Huskies football
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2009 record7–6 (5–3 MAC)
Head coachJerry Kill
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium (Capacity: 24,000)[1]
Seasons
← 2008
2010 →
Template:2009 Mid-American Conference football standings

The 2009 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in during the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Northern Illinois competed as a member of the Mid-American Conference (MAC) West Division. The team was coached by Jerry Kill (2nd Season) and played their home games in Huskie Stadium. The Huskies finished the season 7–6, 5–3 in MAC play and lost in the International Bowl 27–3 against South Florida.

  • The Huskies lead the MAC in Rushing Yards per game at 195.2 Yards Per Game.
  • The Huskies lead the MAC in Total Defense just giving up 329.9 Yards Per Game.
  • The Huskies lead the MAC in Red Zone Offense, converting 93.6% of the time

ScheduleEdit

  • Average Home Attendance:14,889 (48.0%)

The schedule is as follows:[2]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 56:00 PMat Wisconsin*BTNL 20–2880,532[3]
September 126:30 PMWestern Illinois*CSNCW 41–721,427[4]
September 1911:00 AMat Purdue*BTNW 28–2153,240[5]
September 262:30 PMIdaho*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCL 31–3416,320[6]
October 32:30 PMWestern Michigandagger
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCW 38–317,608[7]
October 176:00 PMat ToledoL 19–2017,012[8]
October 2412:00 PMat Miami (OH)W 27–229,884[9]
October 3111:00 AMAkron
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPN+W 27–1010,148[10]
November 56:30 PMEastern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPNUW 50–610,527[11]
November 125:00 PMBall State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPNUW 26–2013,305[12]
November 211:00 PMat OhioL 31–3814,756[13]
November 2712:00 PMat Central MichiganESPNUL 31–4515,113[14]
January 212:00 PMvs. South Florida*ESPN2L 3–2722,185[15]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "2009 Northern Illinois Football Media Guide". Northern Illinois University. pp. 2. http://www.niuhuskies.com/2009-niu-fb-mediaguide.html. Retrieved August 18, 2012.
  2. "Northern Illinois Huskies Football Official Site - Schedule". Archived from the original on September 7, 2009. https://www.webcitation.org/5jcK0DocW?url=http://www.niuhuskies.com/sports/m-footbl/sched/niu-m-footbl-sched.html. Retrieved August 28, 2009.
  3. "Northern Illinois vs Wisconsin". University of Wisconsin Department of Athletics. September 5, 2009. Archived from the original on September 11, 2009. https://www.webcitation.org/5jhFMHGxT?url=http://www.uwbadgers.com/pdf/?id=11456. Retrieved September 8, 2009.
  4. "Western Illinois Leathernecks vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN. September 12, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292552459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  5. "Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Purdue Boilermakers Box Score". ESPN. September 19, 2009. Archived from the original on January 6, 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20100106192926/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292622509. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  6. "Idaho Vandals vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN. September 26, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292692459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  7. "Western Michigan Broncos vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN. October 3, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292762459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  8. "Northern Illinois vs. Toledo Rockets Box Score". ESPN. October 17, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292902649. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  9. "Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Miami Redhawks Box Score". ESPN. October 24, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=292970193. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  10. "Akron Zips vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN. October 31, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293042459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  11. "Eastern Michigan Eagles vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN. November 5, 2009. Archived from the original on January 12, 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20100112100408/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293092459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  12. "Ball State Cardinals vs. Northern Illinois Box Score". ESPN. November 12, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293162459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  13. "Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Ohio Bobcats Box Score". ESPN. November 21, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293250195. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  14. "Northern Illinois Huskies vs. Central Michigan Chippewas Box Score". ESPN. November 27, 2009. http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=293312117. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
  15. "South Florida Bulls vs. Northern Illinois Huskies Box Score". ESPN. January 2, 2010. Archived from the original on February 19, 2010. https://web.archive.org/web/20100219224713/http://espn.go.com/ncf/boxscore?gameId=300022459. Retrieved February 19, 2010.
Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.