| 5–5 (5–4 MAC)|
| Mid-American Conference|
Bill Mallory (3rd year)
1982 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1982 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University in the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football at the time, Division I-A. The Huskies played under the Mid-American Conference banner during this season. They were led by head coach Bill Mallory, and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.