1910 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1910 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1910 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Western Conference co-champion
Conference Western Conference
1910 record 7–0 (4–0 Western)
Head coach Arthur R. Hall (5th season)
Captain G. D. Butzer
Seasons
← 1909
1911 →
1910 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Illinois + 4 0 0     7 0 0
Minnesota + 2 0 0     6 1 0
Indiana 3 1 0     5 1 0
Iowa 1 1 0     5 2 0
Chicago 2 4 0     2 5 0
Wisconsin 1 2 1     1 2 2
Northwestern 1 2 1     1 3 1
Purdue 0 4 0     1 5 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1910 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1910 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Arthur R. Hall, the Illini compiled a 7–0 record, outscored opponents 89 to 0, and finished in first place in the Western Conference.[1] Guard G. D. Butzer was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
10/01/1910 Millikin* Illinois FieldChampaign, IL W 11–0  
10/08/1910 Drake* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL W 29–0  
10/15/1910 Chicago Illinois Field • Champaign, IL W 3–0  
10/29/1910 at Purdue Stuart FieldWest Lafayette, IN W 11–0  
11/05/1910 Indiana Jordan FieldBloomington, IN W 3–0  
11/12/1910 Northwestern Northwestern FieldEvanston, IL W 27–0  
11/21/1914 at Syracuse* Illinois Field • Champaign, IL W 3–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Roster[edit]

Player Position
T. Edwin Lyons Right end
Otto Springe Right tackle
Glenn D. Butzer Right guard
J. Frank Twist Center
Charles H. Belting Left guard
Charles Wham Left tackle
Chauncey B. Oliver Left end
Otto E. Seiler Quarterback
Johnny Merriman Quarterback
Chester Dillon Right halfback
Louis S. Bernstein Left halfback
Chester C. Roberts Fullback
William H. Woolston Substitute end and back
Harold B. Lanum Substitute tackle and guard
Chester W. Davis Substitute center and guard

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Glenn D. Butzer, guard
  • Homer Dutter, tackle
  • Outing magazine honor roll[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1910 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. ^ "Three Westerners Selected By Camp: Benbrook and Wells of Michigan and Walker of Minnesota Named for All-American". The Indianapolis Star. December 11, 1910. 
  4. ^ a b "Many Westerners on this Honor List: Football Coaches' Verdict of All-American Stars Offered By Outing". The New York Times. December 19, 1910.