| 3–8 (2–5 MAC)|
| Mid-American Conference|
Pat Culpepper (2nd year)
1977 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1977 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1977 NCAA Division I football season. The Huskies competed under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by head coach Pat Culpepper, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.