1913 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceWestern Conference
1913 record4–2–1 (2–2–1 Western)
Head coachRobert Zuppke (1st season)
CaptainEnos M. Rowe
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Template:1913 Western Conference football standings The 1913 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1913 college football season. In their first season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 4–2–1 record and finished in fifth place in the Western Conference.[1] Fullback Enos M. Rowe was the team captain.[2]


October 4Kentucky*W 21–0
October 11Missouri *
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (rivalry)
W 24–7
October 18Northwestern
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 37–0[3]
October 25at Indiana
W 10–08,500[4]
November 1at ChicagoL 7–2820,000[5]
November 15Purdue dagger
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (rivalry)
T 0–07,000[6]
November 22Minnesota
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
L 9–19[7]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming


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