BYU, Northern Illinois schedule home-and-home series starting in 2018
The schools will play at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah on Oct. 27, 2018, and at Huskie Stadium in DeKalb, Illinois on Oct. 24, 2020.
The 2018 game will be the first time the teams ever face each other.
BYU went 8-5 in 2013 and played in the Fight Hunger Bowl, the program's ninth consecutive bowl game.
The Huskies finished the 2013 season at 12-2, but lost to Utah State in the Poinsettia Bowl.
On Tuesday, NIU announced the team will play a home-and-home series with San Diego State in 2016 and 2017. The school is announcing a new football series every day this week as part of a "SchedulePalooza" promotion.
- Sarah Barshop