1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Conference Independent
1969 record 3–7
Head coach Doc Urich (1st season)
Home stadium Huskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1968
1970 →
1969 NCAA University Division independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Penn State         11 0 0
No. 17 West Virginia         10 1 0
No. 12 Houston         9 2 0
No. 5 Notre Dame         8 2 1
Buffalo         6 3 0
Rutgers         6 3 0
Villanova         6 3 0
Florida State         6 3 1
Colgate         5 3 1
Air Force         6 4 0
West Texas State         6 4 0
Boston College         5 4 0
New Mexico State         5 5 0
Southern Miss         5 5 0
Syracuse         5 5 0
Army         4 5 1
VPI         4 5 1
Georgia Tech         4 6 0
Miami (FL)         4 6 0
Pittsburgh         4 6 0
Dayton         3 7 0
Northern Illinois         3 7 0
Tulane         3 7 0
Utah State         3 7 0
Navy         1 9 0
Xavier         1 9 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1969 college football season. This was the Huskies' first year at the highest level in college football, making the transition from College Division to University Division at the end of the previous season. The Huskies competed among the Independents of the league during this season, and the next 5 seasons afterwards before joining the Mid-American Conference. They were led by first year head coach Doc Urich, and played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 13 at North Dakota State Dacotah FieldFargo, North Dakota L 0-28  
September 20 Idaho Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL W 47-30  
September 27 at West Texas State Kimbrough Memorial StadiumCanyon, TX L 7-22  
October 4 at Marshall Fairfield StadiumHuntington, WV W 18-17  
October 11 Western Kentucky Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 12-14  
October 18 at Dayton Welcome StadiumDayton, OH L 24-56  
October 25 Ball State Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 17-13  
November 8 Toledo Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 21-35  
November 15 Western Michigan Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 22-31  
November 22 at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH L 23-38  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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