1930 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1930 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1930 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
Conference Big Ten Conference
1930 record 3–5 (1–4 Big Ten)
Head coach Robert Zuppke (18th season)
MVP Stan Bodman
Captain Olaf E. Robinson
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
Uniform
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Seasons
← 1929
1931 →
1930 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#5 Michigan + 5 0 0     8 0 1
#4 Northwestern + 5 0 0     7 1 0
Purdue 4 2 0     6 2 0
Wisconsin 2 2 1     6 2 1
Ohio State 2 2 1     5 2 1
Minnesota 1 3 0     3 4 1
Indiana 1 3 0     2 5 1
Illinois 1 4 0     3 5 0
Iowa 0 1 0     4 4 0
Chicago 0 4 0     2 5 2
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1930 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1930 college football season. In their 18th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 3–5 record and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference.[1] Guard Stan Bodman was selected as the team's most valuable player.[2] Fullback Olaf E. Robinson was the team captain.[3]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 4Iowa State*W 7–032,718
October 11Butler*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 27–08,371
October 18Northwestern (rivalry)
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–3252,687
October 25at Michigan (series)L 7–1563,176
November 1Purdue (rivalry)
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–2526,549
November 8vs. Army*L 0–1368,186
November 15at ChicagoW 28–018,500
November 22Ohio State (rivalry)
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
L 9–1216,881
  • *Non-conference game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1930 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. 155. Retrieved December 28, 2016. 
  3. ^ 2015 Fighting Illini Football Record Book, p. 156.