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1905 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1905 record5–4 (0–3 Western)
Head coachFred Lowenthal (2nd season)
CaptainC. J. Moynihan
Seasons
← 1904
1906 →

Template:1905 Western Conference football standings The 1905 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1905 Western Conference football season. In their second season under head coach Fred Lowenthal, the Illini compiled a 5–4 record and finished in last place in the Western Conference.[1] Tackle/halfback C. J. Moynihan was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 30[[{{{school}}}|Knox]]*W 30–0
October 4Wabash*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 6–0
October 7Northwestern College*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 24–0
October 14Saint Louis*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 12–6
October 21Purdue
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (rivalry)
L 0–29
October 28Physicians-Surgeons*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 30–0
November 4Michigan
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (series)
L 0–33
November 18at ChicagoL 0–44
November 30at Nebraska*
L 6–24
  • *Non-conference game

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