Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Huskies

Head Coach: Rod Carey

Team Mascot: Victor E. Husky, Mission

Year Opened: 1965

Capacity: 45995

City / State: DeKalb / Illinois

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Rivalries & Top Games to Attend

Bronze Stalk Trophy

Rival Team: Ball State Cardinals

The winner between Ball State and Northern Illinois takes home the Bronze Stalk Trophy. The rivalry is among the fiercest in the MAC and often has a conference championship and bowl game implications since in recent years both teams have been among the strongest in the conference. This rivalry dates back to 1941 when the Cardinals and Huskies tied at 6 all and has been going strong ever since with Northern Illinois holding an ever so slim 21-20-1 all-time lead. The battle for the Bronze Stalk Trophy is a can’t miss event for Huskies fans, so make sure to be in attendance when these two bitter rivals get together.

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Fast facts

League: NCAA Football

Team: Huskies

Head Coach: Rod Carey

Team Mascot: Victor E. Husky, Mission

Year Opened: 1965

Capacity: 45995

City / State: DeKalb / Illinois