1893 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1893 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Conference Independent
1893 record 3–2–3
Head coach Edward K. Hall (2nd season)
Captain George H. Atherton
Home stadium Illinois Field
Seasons
← 1892
1894 →
1893 college football independents records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Princeton         11 0 0
Maryland         6 0 0
Texas         4 0 0
Miami (OH)         3 0 0
Central         2 0 0
Howard         2 0 0
North Carolina A&M         2 0 0
Stanford         8 0 1
Baker         6 0 1
Auburn         3 0 2
Colgate         3 0 2
Harvard         12 1 0
Yale         10 1 0
Oberlin         6 1 0
Vanderbilt         6 1 0
Oregon Agricultural         5 1 0
Penn         12 3 0
Virginia         8 2 0
Ole Miss         4 1 0
Penn State         4 1 0
Wesleyan         4 1 0
California         5 1 1
Notre Dame         4 1 0
Washington & Jefferson         6 2 0
Marquette         3 1 0
Trinity         3 1 0
USC         3 1 0
VMI         3 1 0
Swarthmore         6 2 1
Lehigh         7 3 0
Brown         6 3 0
Akron         5 2 0
Kentucky State         5 2 1
Butler         4 2 0
Michigan State Normal         4 2 0
Carlisle         2 1 0
Delaware         2 1 0
Guilford         2 1 0
West Virginia         2 1 0
William & Mary         2 1 0
Frankin & Marshall         4 2 1
Bucknell         5 3 0
Navy         5 3 0
Chicago         6 4 2
Beloit         4 3 0
Richmond         3 2 0
Illinois         3 2 3
Lake Forest         3 2 3
Georgia Tech         2 1 1
Amherst College         7 6 1
Georgetown         4 4 0
Boston College         3 3 0
Sewanee         3 3 0
Wabash         3 3 0
Furman         1 1 0
Geneva         2 2 1
Georgia         2 2 1
Army         4 5 0
Ohio State         4 5 0
Cornell         4 5 1
North Carolina         3 4 0
WPI         2 3 0
Williams College         2 3 1
Tennessee         2 4 0
Boston University         1 2 0
Mount Union         1 2 0
Tulane         1 2 0
Wake Forest         1 2 0
Tufts University         4 7 0
Northwestern         2 5 3
Albion         1 3 0
Washington         1 3 1
Lafayette         2 7 0
Syracuse         4 9 1
Indiana         1 4 1
Western Penn         1 4 0
MIT         1 5 0
Massachusetts         1 9 0
Drake         0 2 1
Hampden-Sydney         0 1 0
LSU         0 1 0
Mercer         0 1 0
Ohio Wesleyan         0 1 0
Wofford         0 1 0
Duquesne         0 2 0
VAMC         0 2 0
Iowa Agricultural         0 3 0
Alabama         0 4 0
Rutgers         0 4 0
Maine         0 5 0
Cincinnati         0 6 0

The 1893 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1893 college football season. In their second season under head coach Edward K. Hall, the Illini compiled a 3–2–3 record.[1] End George H. Atherton was the team captain.[2][3]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Wabash* Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 60–6  
October 7 at DePauw* Blackstock StadiumGreencastle, IN W 14–4  
October 21 at Northwestern* Northwestern FieldEvanston, Illinois (Series) T 0–0  
October 28 Chicago Athletic Assoc.* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL L 4–10  
November 6 Oberlin* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL L 24–34  
November 11 at Pastime Athletic Club* Sportsman's ParkSt. Louis, MO W 18–16  
November 25 at Purdue* Stuart FieldWest Lafayette, IN (Series) T 26–26  
November 30 Lake Forest* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL T 10–10  
*Non-conference game.

Source: SR/College Football[1]

Roster[edit]

  • Atherton, George H. LE (captain)
  • Baum, Harry W. LHB
  • Cooper, Paul H. RE
  • Fouts, L.H. LG
  • Gaut, Robert E. C
  • McCormick, Olin RG
  • Parker, Walter A. RT
  • Pfeffer, James E. RT
  • Pixley, Arthur H. LT
  • Quade, John C. RE
  • Root, George H. LHB
  • Sweney, Don LG
  • Tackett, William C. RHB
  • Woody, Frederick W. QB
  • Wright, Royal FB/LHB
 

Substitutes

  • Branch, James M. RT
  • Chester, Guy J. LHB
  • Fletcher, Marcus S. LE
  • Fulton, James B. LHB
  • Hart, Ralph W. FB
  • Smolt, A.E. RG
  • Tilton, Harry W. QB
  • Weedman, Fred J. LHB

Source: University of Illinois[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "1893 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 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. ^ "1893 Roster". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016.