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2011 Northern Illinois Huskies football
MAC champion
MAC West Division co-champion
GoDaddy.com Bowl champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2011 record11–3 (7–1 MAC)
Head coachDave Doeren
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium (Capacity: 24,000)[1]
Seasons
← 2010
2012 →
2011 Mid-American Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio xy   6 2         10 4  
Temple   5 3         9 4  
Kent State   4 4         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         5 7  
Miami   3 5         4 8  
Buffalo   2 6         3 9  
Akron   0 8         1 11  
West
Northern Illinois xy   7 1         11 3  
Toledo x   7 1         9 4  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   4 4         6 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 4         6 6  
Central Michigan   2 6         3 9  
Championship: NIU 23, Ohio 20
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Huskies competed in the West Division of the Mid-American Conference. They were led by first year head coach Dave Doeren. They played their home games at Huskie Stadium. NIU finished the season 11–3, 7–1 in MAC play to win the West Division Title. The Huskies defeated Ohio in the MAC Championship game to win their first MAC Championship after two previous trips to the Championship game.[2] The Huskies were invited to the GoDaddy.com Bowl where they defeated Arkansas State.

The season marked the Huskies' fourth consecutive trip to a bowl game and their second consecutive win.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 p.m.Army*ESPN3W 49–2617,003[3]
September 106:00 p.m.at Kansas*FCSL 42–4548,084[4]
September 172:30 p.m.vs. No. 8 Wisconsin*ESPN3L 7–4941,068[5]
September 242:30 p.m.Cal Poly*
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 47–3014,321[6]
October 12:30 p.m.at Central MichiganESPN3L 41–4816,539[7]
October 82:30 p.m.Kent State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
W 40–1014,251[8]
October 152:30 p.m.Western Michigandagger
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCW 51–2220,277[9]
October 2211:00 a.m.at BuffaloESPN+W 31–3013,370[10]
November 16:00 p.m.at ToledoESPN2W 63–6019,004[11]
November 87:00 p.m.at Bowling GreenESPN2W 45–1413,752[12]
November 157:00 p.m.Ball State
ESPNUW 41–3812,391[13]
November 2510:00 a.m.Eastern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPNUW 18–1215,111[14]
December 27:00 p.m.vs. OhioESPN2W 23–2013,052[15]
January 8, 20128:00 p.m.vs. Arkansas StateESPNW 38–2038,734[16]

Points by quarterEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Northern Illinois 93 149 119 114 475
Opponents 94 78 76 136 384



Regular seasonEdit

Army Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Black Knights 6 0 0 20 26
Huskies 14 21 14 0 49




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
0–1 1992 Army, 21–14

KansasEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 7 14 14 7 42
Jayhawks 7 14 14 10 45




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
1–0 1983 NIU, 37–34

WisconsinEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#8 Badgers 14 14 14 7 49
Huskies 7 0 0 0 7




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
1–11 2009 WISC, 28–20

Cal PolyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 0 7 10 13 30
Huskies 13 21 0 13 47




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
0–0 First Meeting  

Central MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 0 10 6 25 41
Chippewas 17 0 14 17 48




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
13–12 2010 NIU, 33–7

Kent StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Golden Flashes 3 0 0 7 10
Huskies 7 20 6 7 40




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
15–3 2008 NIU, 42–14

Western MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 6 9 0 7 22
Huskies 0 13 24 14 51




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
13–22 2010 NIU, 28–21

BuffaloEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 3 14 14 0 31
Bulls 3 7 0 20 30




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
6–1 2010 NIU, 45–14

ToledoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 21 7 14 21 63
Rockets 14 10 14 22 60




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
9–28 2010 NIU, 65–30

Bowling GreenEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Huskies 14 10 7 14 45
Falcons 7 7 0 0 14




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
6–9 2008 NIU, 16–13

Ball StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 14 10 7 7 38
Huskies 0 14 14 13 41




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
14–19–1 2010 NIU, 59–21

Eastern MichiganEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Eagles 3 0 3 6 12
Huskies 7 5 6 0 18




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
17–5–2 2010 NIU, 71–3

Ohio (2011 MAC Championship Game)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bobcats 10 10 0 0 20
Huskies 0 0 7 16 23




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
9–9 2009 Ohio, 38–31

Arkansas State (2012 GoDaddy.com Bowl)Edit

1 2 3 4 Total
Red Wolves 13 0 0 7 20
Huskies 7 14 7 10 38




Overall Record Last Meeting Result
6–1 1996 NIU, 31–30

ReferencesEdit

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