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2005 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

The 2005 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University during the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season. Northern Illinois competed as a member of the West Division of the Mid-American Conference (MAC). They were coached by Joe Novak.

2005 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Northern Illinois Huskies football wordmark.svg
MAC West co-champion
ConferenceMid-American Conference
DivisionWest
2005 record7–5 (6–2 MAC)
Head coachJoe Novak
Home stadiumHuskie Stadium (Capacity: 28,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Mid-American Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Akron xy$   5 3         7 6  
Miami x   5 3         7 4  
Bowling Green x   5 3         6 5  
Ohio   3 5         4 7  
Buffalo   1 7         1 10  
Kent State   0 8         1 10  
West Division
Northern Illinois xy   6 2         7 5  
Toledo x   6 2         9 3  
Western Michigan   5 3         7 4  
Central Michigan   5 3         6 5  
Ball State   4 4         4 7  
Eastern Michigan   3 5         4 7  
Championship: Akron 31, NIU 30
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 32:30 PMat No. 4 Michigan*ABCL 17–33110,971
September 104:00 PMat Northwestern*ESPNCL 37–3835,114
September 171:00 PMTennessee Tech*CSNCW 42–326,123
September 245:00 PMat AkronL 42–48 OT15,612
October 57:30 PMMiami(OH)
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPN2W 38–2720,023
October 153:00 PMEastern Michigan 
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
CSNCW 24–827,641
October 2212:00 PMat Kent StateW 34–33,554
October 291:00 PMBall State
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPN+L 17–3118,732
November 512:00 PMat Central MichiganW 31–2813,812
November 166:30 PMat ToledoESPN2W 35–1720,912
November 231:00 PMWestern Michigan
  • Huskie Stadium
  • DeKalb, IL
ESPN2W 42–718,361
December 16:30 PMvs. AkronESPNL 30–3112,051
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-12-09. Retrieved 2012-10-24.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)