1911 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1911 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1911 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1911 record 4–2–1 (2–2–1 Western)
Head coach Arthur R. Hall (6th season)
Captain Chester C. Roberts
Seasons
← 1910
1912 →
1911 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota $ 3 0 1     6 0 1
Chicago 5 1 0     6 1 0
Wisconsin 2 1 1     5 1 1
Illinois 2 2 1     4 2 1
Iowa 2 2 0     3 4 0
Purdue 1 3 0     3 4 0
Northwestern 1 4 0     3 4 0
Indiana 0 3 1     3 3 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1911 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1911 college football season. In their sixth season under head coach Arthur R. Hall, the Illini compiled a 4–2–1 record and finished in fourth place in the Western Conference.[1] Halfback Chester C. Roberts was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 7Millikin*W 33–0
October 14Saint Louis*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 9–0
October 21at ChicagoL 0–24
November 4Purdue (rivalry)
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 12–3
November 11at Indiana
T 0–0
November 18Northwestern (rivalry)
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 27–13
November 25Minnesota
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–11
  • *Non-conference game

Awards and honors[edit]

  • Chauncey Oliver, end
  • Selected by Outing magazine for its "Football Honor List for 1911" selected by coaches from the East and West.[3]
  • Outing magazine "Football Honor List for 1911"[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1911 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. ^ a b "Pick Syracusans for Honor List: Representative Coaches Select Orange Captain-Elect and Retiring Captain". Syracuse Herald. December 11, 1911.