1903 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1903 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1903 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1903 record 8–6 (1–5 Western)
Head coach George Woodruff (1st season)
Captain Claude Rothgeb
Seasons
← 1902
1904 →
1903 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 1     14 0 1
Michigan + 3 0 1     11 0 1
Northwestern + 1 0 2     10 1 3
Chicago 4 1 1     12 2 1
Iowa 1 1 0     9 2 0
Indiana 1 2 0     4 4 0
Illinois 1 5 0     8 6 0
Wisconsin 0 3 1     6 3 1
Purdue 0 2 0     4 2 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1903 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1903 college football season. In their first season under head coach George Washington Woodruff, the Illini compiled a 8–6 record and finished in seventh place in the Western Conference.[1] Guard/end Claude Rothgeb was the team captain.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1903 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.