1946 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team

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1946 Northern Illinois State Huskies football
Turkey Bowl vs. Evansville (IN), L 7–19
Conference Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1946 record 9–2 (4–0 IIAC)
Head coach George "Chick" Evans (18th season)
Home stadium Glidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
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1946 IIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Northern Illinois State 4 0 0     9 2 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1946 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College in the 1946 college football season. There were no divisions of college football during this time period and the Huskies competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They were led by eighteenth year head coach Chick Evans and played their home games at the 5,500 seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.


Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 21 Aurora Clippers* Glidden FieldDeKalb, IL W 20–0  
September 28 at Elmhurst* Elmhurst, IL W 49–6  
October 4 Eastern Illinois Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 26–0  
October 12 Wheaton* Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 20–0  
October 19 Illinois Wesleyan* Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 20–0  
October 26 at Central Michigan* Mount Pleasant, MI L 7–58  
November 2 at Western Illinois Macomb, IL W 14–13  
November 9 Illinois State Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 14–3  
November 16 at Southern Illinois McAndrew StadiumCarbondale, IL W 10–0  
November 23 at Millikin* Decatur, IL W 20–0  
November 28 at Evansville (IN)* Evansville, IN (Turkey Bowl) L 7–19  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.