1892 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1892 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Conference Independent
1892 record 7–4–1
Head coach Edward K. Hall (1st season)
Captain Ralph W. Hart
Home stadium Illinois Field
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         15 1 0
Yale         13 0 0
Princeton         12 2 0
Harvard         10 1 0
North Carolina         5 1 0
Chicago         8 4 1
Sewanee         5 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Illinois         7 4 1
Colorado         3 2 0
Virginia         3 2 1
California         2 1 1
Stanford         1 0 2
Vanderbilt         4 4 0
Alabama         2 2 0
Auburn         2 2 0
Notre Dame         1 1 0
Stevens         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Utah         0 1 0
Rutgers         3 5 1
Tennessee         2 5 0
Lafayette         5 7 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Maryland         0 3 0
Lehigh         3 6 0

The 1892 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1892 college football season. In their first season under head coach Edward K. Hall, the Illini compiled a 7–4–1 record.[1] Fullback Ralph W. Hart was the team captain.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
October 8 Purdue* Illinois FieldChampaign, IL (Series) L 6–12  
October 12 Northwestern* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL (Series) T 16–6  
October 21 at Washington (St. Louis)* Francis FieldSt. Louis, MO W 22–0  
October 22 at Doane* Al Papik FieldOmaha, NE W 20–0  
October 24 at Nebraska* Lincoln ParkLincoln, NE L 0–6  
October 26 at Baker* Liston StadiumBaldwin City, KS W 26–10  
October 27 at Kansas* McCook FieldLawrence, KS L 4–26  
October 29 at Kansas City Athletic Club* Dorney Field • Kansas City, KS W 42–0  
November 05 Englewood High School* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL W 38–0  
November 16 at Chicago* Marshall FieldChicago, IL L 4–10  
November 18 DePauw* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL W 34–0  
November 24 Chicago* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL W 28–12  
*Non-conference game.

Source: SR/College Football[1]

Roster[edit]

Official Roster
  • Armstrong, James W. LT
  • Ashley, Richard J. LG
  • Atherton, Geo H. LE
  • Cook, James W. QB
  • Gaut, Robert E. C
  • Hart, Ralph W. FB (capt)
  • Huff, George A. LG
  • McCormick, Olin RG
  • Needham, James LT
  • Pfeffer, John E. RHB
  • Reeves, Harley E. RE
  • Royer, Joseph W. LHB
  • Slater, William F. LHB
  • Tackett, William C. RE
  • Woody, Frederick W. QB
 

Substitutes

  • Arms, Frank D. HB
  • Bush, Arthur W. LE
  • Scott, D.G. FB
  • Sweney, Don HB/LT
  • Sylvester, E.L. LG
  • Williams, Scott FB/E

Source: University of Illinois[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1892 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 15, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Fighting Illini Football Record Book" (PDF). University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ "Illinois Football Captains". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  4. ^ "1892 Roster". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016.