Joe Novak (5th year)
| 6–5 (4–3 MAC)|
| Mid-American Conference|
2000 Northern Illinois Huskies football team Wikipedia
The 2000 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 fifth year head coach Joe Novak and they played their home games at Huskie Stadium.