| 1–10 (0–6 MAC)|
| Mid-American Conference|
Pat Culpepper (1st year)
1976 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1976 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1976 NCAA Division I football season. The Huskies competed under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by first-year head coach Pat Culpepper, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.