1997 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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1997 Northern Illinois Huskies football
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Conference Mid-American Conference West
1997 record 0–11 (0–8 MAC)
Head coach Joe Novak (2nd year)
Home stadium Huskie Stadium
(Capacity: 31,000)
Seasons
« 1996 1998 »
1997 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Marshall x   7 1         10 3  
Miami   6 2         8 3  
Ohio   6 2         8 3  
Bowling Green   3 5         3 8  
Kent State   3 5         3 8  
Akron   2 7         2 9  
West
Toledo x   7 1         9 3  
Western Michigan   6 2         8 3  
Ball State   4 4         5 6  
Eastern Michigan   4 5         4 7  
Central Michigan   1 7         2 9  
Northern Illinois   0 8         0 11  
Championship: Marshall 34, Toledo 14
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1997 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football, Division I-A. They were led by second year head coach Joe Novak and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 28 6:30 PM at Central Michigan Kelly/Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI SCC L 10–44   19,495
September 6 6:30 PM #21 Kansas State* Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL L 7–47   26,873
September 13 3:00 PM Western Michigan Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 13–21   8,003
September 20 6:00 PM at North Carolina State* Carter–Finley StadiumRaleigh, NC L 14–41   51,500
October 4 1:00 PM at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green OH L 10–35   17,148
October 11 3:00 PM Vanderbilt*dagger Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 7–17   17,567
October 18 1:00 PM at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH L 14–41   22,183
October 25 3:00 PM Ball State Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL SCC L 14–21   10,031
November 1 1:00 PM Ohio Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 30–35   10,215
November 8 1:00 PM Eastern Michigan Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 10–38   5,866
November 15 12:00 PM at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH L 0–42   6,508
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1997 Northern Illinois Huskies Schedule and Results". Sports-Reference. Retrieved December 5, 2013.