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1920 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1920 record5–2 (4–2 Big Ten)
Head coachRobert Zuppke (8th season)
CaptainJ. C. Depler
Uniform
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Ohio State 5 0 0     7 1 0
Wisconsin 4 1 0     6 1 0
Indiana 3 1 0     5 2 0
Illinois 4 2 0     5 2 0
Iowa 3 2 0     5 2 0
Michigan 2 2 0     5 2 0
Northwestern 2 3 0     3 4 0
Chicago 2 4 0     3 4 0
Purdue 0 4 0     2 5 0
Minnesota 0 6 0     1 6 0
† – Conference champion

The 1920 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1920 college football season. In their eighth season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 5–2 record and finished in fourth place in the Big Ten Conference.[1] Center J. C. Depler was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 9Drake*W 41–04,435
October 16Iowa
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 20–310,480
October 23at Michigan W 7–627,655[3]
October 30Minnesota
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 17–715,265
November 6at ChicagoW 3–027,545
November 13at WisconsinL 9–1420,257
November 20Ohio State
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (rivalry)
L 0–719,921
  • *Non-conference game

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