Northern Illinois University announced the date for this year's 109th Homecoming Celebration. Get ready Huskie football fans. 


The N.I.U. Huskies announced that on Saturday, Oct. 24 a weekend of festivities will welcoming Stateline Alumni back to campus for Homecoming. This year, Northern Illinois University will be highlighted by the Huskie football team's game versus Mid-American Conference West Division foe Eastern Michigan at Huskie Stadium. Kickoff times for all of NIU’s games in 2015 are TBA.

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According to NIUTODAY.COM, Homecoming Weekend will be an important part of NIU’s season-long celebration of the 50th anniversary of Huskie Stadium in 2015 as the stadium was dedicated, and the first game played, on Homecoming Weekend 1965 (a 48-6 NIU win over Illinois State on Nov. 6).

Throughout the year, NIU will remember the exciting wins, great teams, outstanding players and additional events that have been held in Huskie Stadium.

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Northern Illinois University’s Homecoming Celebration is one of the longest-celebrated Homecoming traditions in the country. The Huskies have an all-time record of 68-30-10 on Homecoming Day and are 34-14-2 in Homecoming football games played since moving to Huskie Stadium.

Break out the Red, White and Black and get ready to make some noise cheering on your Huskies.