| 5-2-1 (4-1-0 IIAC)|
| Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
George "Chick" Evans (11th year)
1939 Northern Illinois State Evansmen football team Wikipedia
The 1939 Northern Illinois State Evansmen football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College in the 1939 college football season. There were no divisions of college football during this time period, and the Evansmen competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They were led by eleventh year head coach Chick Evans and played their home games at the 5,500 seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.