1978 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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1978 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Conference Mid-American Conference
1978 record 5–6 (2–4 MAC)
Head coach Pat Culpepper (3rd season)
Home stadium Huskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1977
1979 →
1978 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ball State $ 8 0 0     10 1 0
Central Michigan 8 1 0     9 2 0
Miami 5 2 0     8 2 1
Western Michigan 5 4 0     7 4 0
Bowling Green 3 5 0     4 7 0
Ohio 3 5 0     3 8 0
Northern Illinois 2 4 0     5 6 0
Kent State 2 6 0     4 7 0
Toledo 2 7 0     2 9 0
Eastern Michigan 1 5 0     3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1978 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1978 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time: the newly formed Division I-A. The Huskies competed under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by head coach Pat Culpepper, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result
September 16 Western Michigan Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL L 30–44  
September 23 at Northeast Louisiana* Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 10–27  
September 30 Illinois State* Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 49–21  
October 7 at Long Beach State* Veterans Memorial StadiumLong Beach, CA L 19–24  
October 14 Western Illinois* Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 24–20  
October 21 at Central Michigan Perry Shorts StadiumMount Pleasant, MI L 7–34  
October 28 at Southern Illinois* McAndrew StadiumCarbondale, IL W 14–13  
November 4 Kent State Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 27–21  
November 11 at Toledo Glass BowlToledo, OH L 16–35  
November 18 Ball State Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 13–31  
November 25 at Ohio Peden StadiumAthens, OH W 23–14  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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