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1892 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceIndependent
1892 record7–4–1
Head coachEdward K. Hall (1st season)
CaptainRalph W. Hart
Home stadiumIllinois Field
Seasons
← 1891
1893 →
1892 college football independents records
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Penn         15 1 0
Yale         13 0 0
Princeton         12 2 0
Harvard         10 1 0
North Carolina         5 1 0
Chicago         8 4 1
Sewanee         5 1 1
Navy         5 2 0
Illinois         7 4 1
Georgetown         4 2 1
Colorado         3 2 0
Virginia         3 2 1
California         2 1 1
Stanford         1 0 2
Vanderbilt         4 4 0
Alabama         2 2 0
Auburn         2 2 0
Notre Dame         1 0 1
[[{{{school}}}|Stevens]]         1 1 0
Washington         1 1 0
Utah         0 1 0
Rutgers         3 5 1
Tennessee         2 5 0
[[{{{school}}}|Lafayette]]         5 7 0
Georgia Tech         0 3 0
Maryland         0 3 0
Lehigh         3 6 0

The 1892 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1892 college football season. In their first season under head coach Edward K. Hall, the Illini compiled a 7–4–1 record.[1] Fullback Ralph W. Hart was the team captain.[2][3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 8Purdue*L 6–12
October 12Northwestern*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (Series)
T 16–6
October 21at Washington (St. Louis)*W 22–0
October 22at Doane*W 20–0
October 24at Nebraska*L 0–6
October 26at Baker*W 26–10
October 27at Kansas*L 4–26
October 29at Kansas City Athletic Club*
W 42–0
November 05Englewood High School*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 38–0
November 16at Chicago*L 4–10
November 18DePauw*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 34–0
November 24Chicago*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 28–12
  • *Non-conference game

Source: SR/College Football[1]

RosterEdit

Official Roster
  • Armstrong, James W. LT
  • Ashley, Richard J. LG
  • Atherton, Geo H. LE
  • Cook, James W. QB
  • Gaut, Robert E. C
  • Hart, Ralph W. FB (capt)
  • Huff, George A. LG
  • McCormick, Olin RG
  • Needham, James LT
  • Pfeffer, John E. RHB
  • Reeves, Harley E. RE
  • Royer, Joseph W. LHB
  • Slater, William F. LHB
  • Tackett, William C. RE
  • Woody, Frederick W. QB
 

Substitutes

  • Arms, Frank D. HB
  • Bush, Arthur W. LE
  • Scott, D.G. FB
  • Sweney, Don HB/LT
  • Sylvester, E.L. LG
  • Williams, Scott FB/E

Source: University of Illinois[4]

ReferencesEdit


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