|1949 record 7–2–1 (2–1–1 IIAC)|
|Conference Illinois Intercollegiate Athletic Conference|
Head coach George "Chick" Evans (21st year)
Home stadium Glidden Field (Capacity: 5,500)
The 1949 Northern Illinois State Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois State Teachers College in the 1949 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 twenty–first year head coach Chick Evans and played their home games at the 5,500 seat Glidden Field, located on the east end of campus.