1908 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1908 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1908 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1908 record 5–1–1 (3–1 Western)
Head coach Arthur R. Hall (3rd season)
Captain F. C. Van Hook
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →
1908 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 5 0 0     5 0 1
Illinois 4 1 0     5 1 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     5 1 0
Indiana 1 3 0     2 4 0
Purdue 1 3 0     4 3 0
Iowa 0 1 0     2 5 0
Minnesota 0 2 0     3 2 1
Northwestern 0 2 0     2 2 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1908 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1908 college football season. In their third non-consecutive season under head coach Arthur R. Hall, the Illini compiled a 5–1–1 record and finished in second place in the Western Conference.[1] Guard F. C. Van Hook was the team captain.[2]

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Forest Van Hook, guard

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1908 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. ^ "Camp's 1908 All-America Selections". Reading Eagle. November 26, 1930.