1981 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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1981 Northern Illinois Huskies football
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Conference Mid-American Conference
1981 record 3–8 (2–7 MAC)
Head coach Bill Mallory (2nd year)
Home stadium Huskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
« 1980 1982 »
1981 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Toledo 8 1 0     9 3 0
Miami 6 1 1     8 2 1
Central Michigan 7 2 0     7 4 0
Bowling Green 5 3 1     5 5 1
Western Michigan 5 4 0     6 5 0
Ohio 5 4 0     5 6 0
Kent State 3 6 0     4 7 0
Ball State 2 6 0     4 7 0
Northern Illinois 2 7 0     3 8 0
Eastern Michigan 0 9 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1981 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1981 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time, Division I-A. The Huskies played under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by head coach Bill Mallory, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 12 Long Beach State* Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL L 7–17  
September 19 at Central Michigan Perry Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI L 10–17  
September 26 Illinois State* Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 40–7  
October 3 at Ball State Ball State StadiumMuncie, IN L 0–23  
October 10 Kent State Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 10–31  
October 17 Bowling Green Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 10–17  
October 24 at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI W 30–7  
October 31 Western Michigan Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 12–23  
November 7 Ohio Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 38–14  
November 14 at Miami (OH) Miami FieldOxford, OH L 3–30  
November 21 Toledo Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 0–31  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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