1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1899 record 3–5–1 (0–3 Western)
Head coach George Huff (5th season)
Captain E. C. McLane
Home stadium Illinois Field
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 4 0 0     16 0 2
Wisconsin 4 1 0     9 2 0
Northwestern 2 2 0     7 6 0
Michigan 1 1 0     8 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     4 4 1
Minnesota 0 3 0     6 3 2
Illinois 0 3 0     3 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1899 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach George Huff, the Illini compiled a 3–5–1 record and finished in a tie for last place in the Western Conference.[1] Center E. C. McLane was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
September 30 Illinois Wesleyan* Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 6–0  
October 7 at Knox* Willard FieldGalesburg, IL W 5–0  
October 14 Indiana Illinois Field • Champaign, IL L 0–5  
October 28 Michigan Illinois Field • Champaign, IL (Series) L 0–5  
November 6 vs. Illinois Alumni* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL T 0–0  
November 11 vs. Wisconsin Borchert FieldMilwaukee, WI L 0–23  
November 22 Purdue Illinois Field • Champaign, IL (Series) L 0–5  
November 25 at St. Louis* Sportsman's ParkSt. Louis, MO W 29–0  
November 30 vs. Iowa* Augustana CollegeRock Island, IL L 0–58  
*Non-conference game.

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Roster[edit]

1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB, TE Adsit, Bertram W.Bertram W. Adsit
OL Briley, Norman P.Norman P. Briley
OL Clayton, Clark M.Clark M. Clayton
TE Francis, Frank D.Frank D. Francis
HB, TE Hall, Arthur R.Arthur R. Hall
FB Johnston, ArthurArthur Johnston
T Lindgren, Justa M.Justa M. Lindgren
G Lowenthal, FredFred Lowenthal
FB Lundgren, Carl L.Carl L. Lundgren
C McLane, E.C.E.C. McLane (C)
FB, TE Stahl, GarlandGarland Stahl
QB Wadsworth, Albert M.Albert M. Wadsworth
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
HB, TE Cayou, F.M.F.M. Cayou
QB Chamberlain, C.C.C.C. Chamberlain
G, TE Doud, William O.William O. Doud
QB Jutton, LeeLee Jutton
HB, FB Lewis, H.C.H.C. Lewis
HB Logan, Harry R.Harry R. Logan
HB, TE Martin, Robert W.Robert W. Martin
G McCormick, R.C.R.C. McCormick
G Pollard, E.R.E.R. Pollard
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: November 16, 2016

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1899 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. ^ Sports-Reference.com
  4. ^ FightingIllini.com All-Time Rosters