Northern Illinois Football Schedule
Northern Illinois kicks off their 2019 football schedule on Saturday, August 31 at home in Dekalb against the Illinois State Redbirds. Other non-conference games on the schedule for Northern Illinois in 2019 include trips to face Utah, Nebraska, and Vanderbilt.
MAC opponents on the 2019 Northern Illinois football schedule include Ball State, Akron, Eastern Michigan, and Western Michigan at home and Ohio, Miami (Ohio), Central Michigan, and Toledo on the road.
Phil Steele ranks Northern Illinois’s 2019 football schedule as the 91st toughest schedule in the country. Northern Illinois’s opponents in 2019 have a combined record of 70-80 (46.7%) based on last season’s results.