1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1924 record 6–1–1 (3–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coach Robert Zuppke
Offensive scheme Single wing
Captain Frank E. Rokusek
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago $ 3 0 3     4 1 3
Illinois 3 1 1     6 1 1
Iowa 3 1 1     6 1 1
Michigan 4 2 0     6 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Minnesota 1 2 1     3 3 2
Ohio State 1 3 2     2 3 3
Indiana 1 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 1 3 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 0 2 2     2 3 3
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois in the 1924 Big Ten Conference football season. The Fighting Illini compiled a 6–1–1 record (3–1–1 against Western Conference opponents) and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 204 to 71,[1] this was the junior season for hall-of-fame All-American halfback Harold "Red" Grange. End/tackle Frank E. Rokusek was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

Date Opponent Site Result
10/04/1924 at Nebraska* Lincoln, NE W 9–6  
10/11/1924 Butler* Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 40–10  
10/18/1924 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 39–14  
10/25/1924 DePauw* Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 45–0  
11/1/1924 Iowa Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 36–0  
11/8/1924 at Chicago Stagg FieldChicago, IL T 21–21  
11/15/1924 at Minnesota Minneapolis, MN L 7–20  
11/22/1924 Ohio State Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 7–0  
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming.

Awards and honors[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1924 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results". 
  2. ^ "Fighting Illini Football Record Book" (PDF). University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. Retrieved December 28, 2016.