Joe Novak (3rd year)
| 2–9 (2–6 MAC)|
| Mid-American Conference|
1998 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 1998 Northern Illinois Huskies football team represented Northern Illinois University. The Huskies competed in the highest division of football, Division I-A. They were led by third year head coach Joe Novak and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.