1912 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1912 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1912 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Western Conference
1912 record 3–3–1 (1–3–1 Western)
Head coach Arthur R. Hall (7th season)
Captain William H. Woolston
Seasons
← 1911
1913 →
1912 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Wisconsin $ 5 0 0     7 0 0
Chicago 6 1 0     6 1 0
Purdue 2 2 1     4 2 1
Minnesota 2 2 0     4 3 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     2 3 1
Illinois 1 3 1     3 3 1
Iowa 1 3 0     4 3 0
Indiana 0 5 0     2 5 0
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1912 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1912 college football season. In their seventh season under head coach Arthur R. Hall, the Illini compiled a 3–3–1 record and finished in sixth place in the Western Conference.[1] Fullback/halfback William H. Woolston was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 5Illinois Wesleyan*W 87–3
October 12Washington University*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 13–0
October 19Indiana
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 13–7
November 2at MinnesotaL 0–13[3]
November 9at Purdue (rivalry)Lafayette, INT 9–9[4]
November 16Chicago
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–1010,000[5]
November 23at Northwestern (rivalry)
L 0–6[6]
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1912 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. ^ "Gophers Blank Illinois, 13 to 0". Detroit Free Press. November 3, 1912. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  4. ^ "Purdue Battles Illini to Tie, 9-9". Chicago Tribune. November 10, 1912. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  5. ^ "Maroon Warriors Scalp Illini, 10-0; Win State Title". Chicago Tribune. November 17, 1912. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com. 
  6. ^ "Purple Conquers Illinois Eleven". Chicago Tribune. November 24, 1912. p. III-1 – via Newspapers.com.