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2019 NIU Alumni Association Football Events

Join the NIU Alumni Association this season as we cheer on our Huskies, the 2018 MAC Champions! The Huskies have an exciting schedule, with home games against Illinois State, Ball State, Akron, Eastern Michigan and Western Michigan. They will also take on some major college football powerhouses on the road, with trips to Utah, Nebraska and Vanderbilt. Click here to get your tickets!


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The NIU Alumni Association has a variety of events planned for the 2019 season, both at Huskie Stadium and on the road, including alumni watch parties across the country for the Nov. 13 game at Toledo. We hope you can join us in cheering on NIU this season. GO HUSKIES!


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NIU Alumni Association Schedule of Events at Huskie Games

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Illinois State at NIU - Huskie Stadium, DeKalb
SEASON OPENER
NIU kicks off the season at home under the lights against the ISU Redbirds. These two teams last played in 2000, but this will be the 57th time the Huskies have played ISU, which is the most against any one opponent. NIU leads the all-time series 25-22-9. Click here for ticket information.
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NIU at Utah - Rice-Eccles Stadium, Salt Lake City, UT
The Huskies travel west to take on Pac-12 South Division champs Utah. The Utes defeated NIU 17-6 in DeKalb last season. The NIU Alumni Association will be hosting a pregame event in Salt Lake City before kickoff. Click here for ticket and pregame information.
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NIU at Nebraska - Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, NE
NIU travels to Lincoln to take on Big Ten foe Nebraska. The Huskies upset the Cornhuskers 21-17 back in 2017. The NIU Alumni Association will host a pregame event in Lincoln prior to kickoff. Click here for ticket and pregame information. Can't make it to Nebraska? We are partnering with Fatty's Pub and Grille for an Oktoberfest pregame event - details to come.
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NIU at Vanderbilt - Vanderbilt Stadium, Nashville, TN
We are traveling down to Music City for this exciting match-up against the Vanderbilt Commodores! The NIU Alumni Association will host a pregame event before kickoff, as well as a special alumni event at the Musicians Hall of Fame Museum Thursday night before the game. Click here for ticket and pregame information.
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Akron at NIU - Huskie Stadium, DeKalb
HOMECOMING

The Huskies welcome in the Zips for our 113th Homecoming. The NIU Alumni Association will be hosting fans inside the alumni tent in The Yard west of Huskie Stadium. Be sure to stop by and say hello before the game! Click here for ticket information.
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NIU at Toledo - The Glass Bowl, Toledo, OH
NATIONAL FOOTBALL WATCH PARTY
The Huskies kickoff their first of four mid-week #MACtion games against the Rockets in Toledo. The NIU Alumni Association will be hosting watch parties all over the country for this game, so find a location near you and join us! Click here for ticket information.