1910 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Western Conference co-champion
ConferenceWestern Conference
1910 record7–0 (4–0 Western)
Head coachArthur R. Hall (5th season)
CaptainG. D. Butzer
← 1909
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Template:1910 Western Conference football standings The 1910 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1910 college football season. In their fifth season under head coach Arthur R. Hall, the Illini compiled a 7–0 record, outscored opponents 89 to 0, and finished in first place in the Western Conference.[1] Guard G. D. Butzer was the team captain.[2]


10/01/1910Millikin*W 11–0
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 29–0
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 3–0
10/29/1910at PurdueW 11–0
11/05/1910IndianaW 3–0
11/12/1910NorthwesternW 27–0
11/21/1914at Syracuse*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 3–0
  • *Non-conference game


Player Position
T. Edwin Lyons Right end
Otto Springe Right tackle
Glenn D. Butzer Right guard
J. Frank Twist Center
Charles H. Belting Left guard
Charles Wham Left tackle
Chauncey B. Oliver Left end
Otto E. Seiler Quarterback
Johnny Merriman Quarterback
Chester Dillon Right halfback
Louis S. Bernstein Left halfback
Chester C. Roberts Fullback
William H. Woolston Substitute end and back
Harold B. Lanum Substitute tackle and guard
Chester W. Davis Substitute center and guard

Awards and honorsEdit

  • Glenn D. Butzer, guard
  • Homer Dutter, tackle
  • Outing magazine honor roll[4]


  1. "1910 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  2. "Fighting Illini Football Record Book". University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  3. "Three Westerners Selected By Camp: Benbrook and Wells of Michigan and Walker of Minnesota Named for All-American". The Indianapolis Star. December 11, 1910.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Many Westerners on this Honor List: Football Coaches' Verdict of All-American Stars Offered By Outing". The New York Times. December 19, 1910.

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