1973 Northern Illinois Huskies football team

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1973 Northern Illinois Huskies football
Conference Independent
1973 record 6–5
Head coach Jerry Ippoliti (3rd season)
Home stadium Huskie Stadium
(Capacity: 20,257)
Seasons
← 1972
1974 →
1973 NCAA Division I Independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 1 Notre Dame         11 0 0
No. 5 Penn State         12 0 0
No. 9 Houston         11 1 0
Temple         9 1 0
No. 20 Tulane         9 3 0
Memphis State         8 3 0
Boston College         7 4 0
South Carolina         7 4 0
Utah State         7 4 0
Air Force         6 4 0
Southern Miss         6 4 1
Northern Illinois         6 5 0
Rutgers         6 5 0
West Virginia         6 5 0
Pittsburgh         6 5 1
Colgate         5 5 0
Dayton         5 5 1
Xavier         5 5 1
Georgia Tech         5 6 0
Holy Cross         5 6 0
Miami (FL)         5 6 0
Cincinnati         4 7 0
Navy         4 7 0
Villanova         3 8 0
Syracuse         2 9 0
Virginia Tech         2 9 0
Army         0 10 0
Florida State         0 11 0
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1973 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1973 NCAA Division I football season. They were led by head coach Jerry Ippoliti, his third year with the team, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result
September 8 Indiana State Huskie StadiumDeKalb, IL W 42–24  
September 15 Southern Illinois Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 34–28  
September 22 at Western Michigan Waldo StadiumKalamazoo, MI L 14–28  
September 29 at West Texas State Kimbrough Memorial StadiumCanyon, TX W 21–14  
October 6 at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA W 24–15  
October 13 Marshall Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 36–39  
October 20 Ball State Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL W 45–17  
October 27 at Illinois State Hancock StadiumNormal, IL W 28–14  
November 3 Western Illinois Huskie Stadium • DeKalb, IL L 27–30  
November 10 at Xavier Corcoran StadiumCincinnati, OH L 36–40  
November 17 at Bowling Green Doyt Perry StadiumBowling Green, OH L 20–21  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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