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Northern Illinois Huskies

2018: The last time NIU played in the MAC title game

The Huskies have been here before— a lot. But more specifically, in 2018, when they beat Buffalo as an underdog.

2021 MAC Football Championship Game Preview: Northern Illinois Huskies

NIU defied the odds, created their own luck, and got back to Detroit after missing the MACCG in 2019 and 2020.

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2021 MAC Football Championship Game Coverage: Kent State vs. NIU

It’s a rematch of the 2012 MAC Championship Game on Saturday, as Kent State and NIU do battle in Detroit.

Skyy (Moore)’s the limit in WMU’s 42-21 victory over MAC West champ NIU

With NIU having their sights set on Detroit, WMU posts style points to try and impress potential bid partners on Tuesday night.

2021 Week 13 Midweek MACtion Preview: WMU Broncos at NIU Huskies

The Huskies and Broncos face off in both teams’ final regular season game of 2021.

NIU Huskies escape Buffalo, clinch MAC West, with 33-27 win in overtime

The Heart Attack Huskies claim another close victory and find themselves going back to Detroit for the first time since 2018

2021 Week 12 Midweek MACtion Preview: NIU at Buffalo

The Huskies can clinch the MAC West with a win over Buffalo on Wednesday night

2021 MAC Football Week 11 Game Preview: Ball State Cardinals at NIU Huskies

The winner of the Bronze Stalk Trophy claims the top spot in the MAC West and all but controls their own destiny to the MAC Championship Game

Kent State stays atop MAC East in 52-47 shootout win over Northern Illinois

Dustin Crum and Rocky Lombardi put on a QB battle for the ages, while NIU WR Trayvon Rudolph eclipses 300 yards in the offensive clinic.

2021 MAC Football Week 8 Game Recap: NIU 39, CMU 38

The Huskies bridge an 18-point gap and CMU botches a snap on a potential walk-off field goal at the triple-zeroes in a wild #MACtion matchup.

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 7 Game Recap: NIU 34, BG 26

The Huskies are the lone undefeated team in conference play as NIU moves to 3-0 in the MAC

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Preview: Bowling Green Falcons at NIU Huskies

The Huskies host the Falcons in the first of three cross-division games for both teams.

NIU steals Toledo’s spot atop the MAC West with 22-20 win

The juice overfloweth once again for the young Huskies, who take sole possession of the MAC West division.

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Notes: NIU Huskies at Toledo Rockets

Everything you need to know about this morning’s game between the Huskies and Rockets

2021 Mid-American Conference Football Week 6 Game Preview: NIU Huskies at Toledo Rockets

The Rockets and Huskies face off with the winner controlling their destiny in the MAC West

What We Learned: Takeaways from NIU’s 27-20 win over EMU

Things to look for as both teams head deeper in the MAC play next weekend

Week 5 Game Notes: EMU Eagles at NIU Huskies

When, where, and how to watch plus a quick look at the series history.

2021 Week 5 Preview: Eastern Michigan at Northern Illinois

A Battle of the MAC West

2021 MAC Football Week 4 Game Recap: NIU 41, Maine 14

The Huskies pull away in the second half and finish non-conference play with a 2-2 record.

2021 MAC Football Week 4 Game Preview: Maine Black Bears at NIU Huskies

The Huskies look to right the ship after last week’s blowout loss to Michigan.

Three takeaways: Huskies routed by Wolverines, 63-10

NIU drops to 1-2 after blowout loss to Michigan last weekend

Game Recap: Michigan 63, Northern Illinois 10

The Huskies never had in a chance in a blowout at the Big House.

2021 MAC Football Week 3 Game Preview: NIU Huskies at #25 Michigan Wolverines

NIU faces their toughest challenge of the season as they head north to take on the Michigan Wolverines

What We Learned: Takeaways from NIU’s 43-50 loss to Wyoming

The Huskies couldn’t complete the furious comeback but they showed a lot of fight.

2021 MAC Football Week 2 Game Preview: Wyoming Cowboys at NIU Huskies

The Huskies will look to start 2-0 for the first time since 2015.

2021 MAC Football Week 1 Game Preview: NIU Huskies at Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets

The Huskies open their season against an ACC foe, Georgia Tech, down in Atlanta.

Ye Olde Roundtable: Hustle Belt staff predicts the 2021 MAC football season, Part 1

Our writers predict the breakout and breakdown teams, the MAC champion, and more in this team-focused peek through the looking glass.

2021 MAC Positional Previews: NIU Huskies Coaching Staff

A look at the Huskie coaching staff for the upcoming season

2021 MAC Positional Previews: NIU Huskies Secondary

The Huskies have the youngest secondary in the MAC but, thanks to 2020, most of them have already seen playing time.

2021 MAC Positional Previews: NIU Huskies Defensive Front Seven

Breaking down the Huskies defensive linemen and linebackers

2021 MAC Positional Previews: NIU Huskies offensive skill positions

A look at the Huskies’ quarterbacks, running backs, and wide outs for the 2021 season

2021 MAC Football Positional Previews: NIU O-Line

A look at the Huskies linemen for the 2021 season.