2006 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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2006 Northern Illinois Huskies football
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Poinsettia Bowl, Lost 37–7 vs. TCU
Conference Mid-American Conference West
2006 record 7–6 (5–3 MAC)
Head coach Joe Novak
Home stadium Huskie Stadium (Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Ohio x   7 1         9 5  
Kent State   5 3         6 6  
Akron   3 5         5 7  
Bowling Green   3 5         4 8  
Miami   2 6         2 10  
Buffalo   1 7         2 10  
West
Central Michigan x   7 1         10 4  
Western Michigan   6 2         8 5  
Northern Illinois   5 3         7 6  
Ball State   5 3         5 7  
Toledo   3 5         5 7  
Eastern Michigan   1 7         1 11  
Championship: Central Michigan 31, Ohio 10
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2006 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University during the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. Northern Illinois competed as a member of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). They were coached by Joe Novak.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 2:30 PM at #1 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ABC L 12–35   103,896[1]
September 9 2:05 PM Ohio Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL CSNC L 23–35   19,341[1]
September 16 6:35 PM Buffalo Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL CSNC W 31–13   21,117[1]
September 22 4:00 PM Indiana State* Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL CSNC W 48–14   19,720[1]
September 30 5:30 PM at Ball State Scheumann StadiumMuncie, IN CSNC W 40–28   10,128[1]
October 8 7:00 PM at Miami (OH) Yager StadiumOxford, OH ESPN W 28–25   12,197[1]
October 14 1:00 PM Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI ESPN+ L 14–16   19,275[1]
October 21 2:05 PM Temple* Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL CSNC W 43–21   27,039[1]
October 28 6:00 PM at Iowa* Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA ESPNU L 14–24   70,585[1]
November 7 6:30 PM Toledo Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL ESPN2 L 13–17   19,267[1]
November 17 7:05 PM Central Michigan Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL ESPNU W 31–10   18,139[1]
November 24 11:00 AM at Eastern Michigan Rynearson StadiumYpsilanti, MI CSNC W 27–0   8,937[1]
December 19 7:00 PM vs. #25 TCU* Qualcomm StadiumSan Diego, CA (Poinsettia Bowl) ESPN2 L 7–37   29,709[1]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m "Team Game-by-Game Statistics". Northern Illinois University Department of Athletics. Retrieved September 30, 2012.