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1908 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1908 record5–1–1 (3–1 Western)
Head coachArthur R. Hall (3rd season)
CaptainF. C. Van Hook
Seasons
← 1907
1909 →

Template:1908 Western Conference football standings The 1908 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1908 college football season. In their third non-consecutive season under head coach Arthur R. Hall, the Illini compiled a 5–1–1 record and finished in second place in the Western Conference.[1] Guard F. C. Van Hook was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
October 3[[{{{school}}}|Monmouth]]*W 17–6
October 10Marquette*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
T 6–6
October 17at ChicagoL 6–11
October 31Indiana
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 10–0
November 7Iowa
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 22–0
November 14at Purdue Lafayette, IN (rivalry)W 15–6
November 21Northwestern
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (rivalry)
W 64–8
  • *Non-conference game

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Forest Van Hook, guard

ReferencesEdit

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