1948 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team

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1948 Northern Illinois State Huskies football
Conference Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1948 record 6–4 (2–2 IIAC)
Head coach George "Chick" Evans (20th season)
Home stadium Glidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
← 1947
1949 →
1948 IIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Eastern Illinois $ 4 0 0     7 3 0
Northern Illinois State 2 2 0     6 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1948 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College in the 1948 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 twentieth 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 Opponent Site Result
September 17 Aurora Clippers (IL)* Glidden FieldDeKalb, IL W 25–12  
September 24 at Washburn* Moore BowlTopeka, KS W 30–26  
October 1 St. Ambrose* Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL L 13–16  
October 9 Illinois State Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL L 12–14  
October 16 at Eastern Illinois Charleston, IL L 6–15  
October 23 Southern Illinois Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 25–7  
October 29 at Michigan State Normal* Ypsilanti, MI W 10–7  
November 5 at Western Illinois Macomb, IL W 18–0  
November 13 Wisconsin–Stevens Point* Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 28–13  
November 19 at Eastern Kentucky* Hanger Field • Richmond KY L 7–32  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.


  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: George "Chick" Evans, 1948". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved November 14, 2013.