Doc Urich (1st year)
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(Capacity: 20,257)|1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1969 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1969 college football season. This was the Huskies' first year at the highest level in college football, making the transition from College Division to University Division at the end of the previous season. The Huskies competed among the Independents of the league during this season, and the next 5 seasons afterwards before joining the Mid-American Conference. They were led by first year head coach Doc Urich, and played their home games at Huskie Stadium.