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1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1899 record3–5–1 (0–3 Western)
Head coachGeorge Huff (5th season)
CaptainE. C. McLane
Home stadiumIllinois Field
Seasons
← 1898
1900 →
1899 Western Conference football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago 4 0 0     16 0 2
Wisconsin 4 1 0     9 2 0
Northwestern 2 2 0     7 6 0
Michigan 1 1 0     8 2 0
Purdue 1 2 0     4 4 1
Minnesota 0 3 0     6 3 2
Illinois 0 3 0     3 5 1
† – Conference champion

The 1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1899 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach George Huff, the Illini compiled a 3–5–1 record and finished in a tie for last place in the Western Conference.[1] Center E. C. McLane was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30[[{{{school}}}|Illinois Wesleyan]]*W 6–0
October 7at [[{{{school}}}|Knox]]*W 5–0
October 14Indiana
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
L 0–5
October 28Michigan
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (Series)
L 0–5
November 6vs. Illinois Alumni*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
T 0–0
November 11vs. WisconsinL 0–23
November 22PurdueL 0–5
November 25at St. Louis*W 29–0
November 30vs. Iowa*L 0–58
  • *Non-conference game

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RosterEdit

1899 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB, TE Adsit, Bertram W.Bertram W. Adsit
OL Briley, Norman P.Norman P. Briley
OL Clayton, Clark M.Clark M. Clayton
TE Francis, Frank D.Frank D. Francis
HB, TE Hall, Arthur R.Arthur R. Hall
FB Johnston, ArthurArthur Johnston
T Lindgren, Justa M.Justa M. Lindgren
G Lowenthal, FredFred Lowenthal
FB Lundgren, Carl L.Carl L. Lundgren
C McLane, E.C.E.C. McLane (C)
FB, TE Stahl, GarlandGarland Stahl
QB Wadsworth, Albert M.Albert M. Wadsworth
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
HB, TE Cayou, F.M.F.M. Cayou
QB Chamberlain, C.C.C.C. Chamberlain
G, TE Doud, William O.William O. Doud
QB Jutton, LeeLee Jutton
HB, FB Lewis, H.C.H.C. Lewis
HB Logan, Harry R.Harry R. Logan
HB, TE Martin, Robert W.Robert W. Martin
G McCormick, R.C.R.C. McCormick
G Pollard, E.R.E.R. Pollard
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster
Last update: November 16, 2016

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ReferencesEdit


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