| Independent|| 3–7|
| Richard Urich (2nd year)|
1970 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1970 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1970 college football season. The Huskies competed as an independent in the University Division, which became Division I in 1973. They were led by head coach Doc Urich for the second year, and final one of his tenure, and played their home games at Huskie Stadium.