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Welcome to the 2011 Northern Illinois Football Postseason Central page! For the fourth straight year, the Huskie football program is bowl eligible. The Huskies begin its postseason in Detroit when the Huskies face off against Ohio in the 2011 Marathon Mid-American Conference Championship game Dec. 2 . NIUHuskies.com and specifically "Postseason Central" is your source for information on the 2011 Marathon MAC Championship Game and on the Huskies' 2011-12 possible bowl destinations.

The information on this page will be updated in the coming days and weeks. The information below will allow you to start making your postseason plans to follow the Huskies.

On Sunday, Dec. 4, Northern Illinois will learn where it will be "bowling" this season.

2011-12 MAC Postseason Opportunities

2011 MAC Championship Logo

Friday, December 2, 2011

Visit the MAC Championship Guide for Huskie Fans

Time: 6 p.m. (CST)
Location: Detroit, Mich.
Stadium: Ford Field (65,000 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN2
Website: MAC Championship Official Page
Ticket Information: Order Tickets Here $20 each. NIU Students Free

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2011-12 MAC Bowl Affiliates

GoDaddy.com Logo First selection of available MAC teams

Date: Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012
Time: 8 p.m. (CST)
Location: Mobile, Ala.
Stadium: Ladd-Peebles Stadium (47,000 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: godaddybowl.com

Little Caesars Bowl logo Second selection of available MAC teams

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2011
Time: 3:30 p.m. (CST)
Location: Detroit, Mich.
Stadium: Ford Field (65,000 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: littlecaesarspizzabowl.com

Potato Bowl logo Third selection of available MAC teams

Date: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011
Time: 4:30 p.m. (CST)
Location: Boise, Idaho
Stadium: Bronco Stadium (32,000 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: famousidahopotatobowl.com

MAC Secondary Bowl Affiliations
The Mid-American Conference has secondary bowl agreements with these games. If the following bowls cannot fill their game with a qualifying team from their primary partners, a MAC school will be able to fill that slot.

BBVA logo Fourth selection of available MAC teams

Date: Saturday, Jan. 7, 2012
Time: 12 p.m. (CST)
Location: Birmingham, Ala.
Stadium: Legion Field (71,594 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: bbvacompassbowl.com
Big East vs. SEC
Kraft Bowl logo Fifth selection of available MAC teams

Date: Saturday, Dec. 31, 2011
Time: 2:30 p.m. (CST)
Location: San Francisco, Calif.
Stadium: AT&T Park (42,000 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: kraftbowl.org
Army vs. Pac-12
New Mexico logo Sixth selection of available MAC teams

Date: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011
Time: 1 p.m. (CST)
Location: Albuquerque, N.M.
Stadium: University Stadium (39,224 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: gildannewmexicobowl.com
Mountain West vs. Pac-12
Beef 'O' Brady's logo Seventh selection of available MAC teams

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011
Time: 7 p.m. (CST)
Location: St. Petersburg, Fla.
Stadium: Tropicana Field (43,772 capacity)
TV Network: ESPN
Website: stpetersburgbowl.com
Big East vs. C-USA
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