| 4–3–3 (2–1–1 IIAC)|
| Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
George "Chick" Evans (19th year)
1947 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1947 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College during the 1947 college football season. There were no divisions of college football during this time period and the Huskies competed in the Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. They were led by nineteenth year head coach Chick Evans and played their home games at the 5,500 seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.