1961 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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1961 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Conference Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference
1961 record 4–4–1 (3–2–1 IIAC)
Head coach Howard Fletcher (6th season)
Home stadium Glidden Field
(Capacity: 5,500)
Seasons
← 1960
1962 →
1961 IIAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Southern Illinois $ 5 1 0     7 3 0
Northern Illinois State 3 2 1     4 4 1
Central Michigan 1 5 0     2 8 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1961 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1961 college football season. The Huskies played under the College Division in the NCAA, and competed in the Interstate Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They were led by sixth year head coach Howard Fletcher and played their home games at the 5,500 seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 16 Northwest Missouri State* Glidden FieldDeKalb, IL W 49–0  
September 23 Wheaton (IL)* Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL L 2–7  
September 29 at Northeast Missouri State* Stokes Stadium • Kirksville, MO L 13–28  
October 7 at Southern Illinois McAndrew StadiumCarbondale, IL L 6–35  
October 14 Eastern Illinois Charleston, IL T 20–20  
October 21 Western Illinois Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 23–22  
October 28 at Central Michigan Mount Pleasant, MI W 11–0  
October 29 Illinois State Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL L 0–7  
November 5 Eastern Michigan Glidden Field • DeKalb, IL W 35–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game.

References[edit]

  1. ^ DeLassus, David. "Coaching Records Game-by-game: Howard Fletcher, 1961". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved September 29, 2014.