ESPN’s Brett McMurphy and Northern Illinois officials report that Boston College and Northern Illinois have scheduled a home-and-home football series that will begin in Chestnut Hill next season.
— NIU Huskie Athletics (@NIUAthletics) September 9, 2014
The schools’ only meeting came on November 13, 1971. Boston College won that contest, played in Chestnut Hill, 20-10.
Northern Illinois’ 2015 non-conference schedule also features games against UNLV (Sept. 5), Murray State (Sept. 12) and Ohio State (Sept. 19). A previously scheduled home game against Wyoming was moved to Sept. 11, 2021.