1905 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
1905 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1905 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1905 record 5–4 (0–3 Western)
Head coach Fred Lowenthal (2nd season)
Captain C. J. Moynihan
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →
1905 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 7 0 0     11 0 0
Michigan 2 1 0     12 1 0
Minnesota 2 1 0     10 1 0
Purdue 1 1 1     6 1 1
Wisconsin 1 2 0     8 2 0
Indiana 0 1 1     8 1 1
Iowa 0 2 0     8 2 0
Northwestern 0 2 0     8 2 1
Illinois 0 3 0     5 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1905 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1905 Western Conference football season. In their second season under head coach Fred Lowenthal, the Illini compiled a 5–4 record and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1] Tackle/halfback C. J. Moynihan was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30Knox*W 30–0
October 4Wabash*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 6–0
October 7Northwestern College*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 24–0
October 14Saint Louis*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 12–6
October 21Purdue (rivalry)
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–29
October 28Physicians-Surgeons*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 30–0
November 4Michigan (series)
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–33
November 18at ChicagoL 0–44
November 30at Nebraska*
L 6–24
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1905 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.