|1921 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1921 record||3–4 (1–4 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (9th season)|
|Offensive scheme||Single wing|
|Captain||L. W. Walquist|
|1921 Big Ten football standings|
|† – Conference champion |
The 1921 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1921 Big Ten Conference football season. In their ninth season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 3–4 record and finished in a tie for eighth place in the Big Ten Conference. Halfback L. W. Walquist was the team captain.
|October 8||South Dakota*||W 52–0||7,404|
|October 15||at Iowa||L 2–14||13,516|
|October 22||Wisconsin||L 0–20||13,063|
|October 29||Michigan||L 0–3||13,171|||
|November 5||DePauw*||W 21–0||5,814|
|November 12||Chicago||L 6–14||18,872|
|November 19||at Ohio State||W 7–0||18,118|
Awards and honorsEdit
- ↑ "1921 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1921-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- ↑ "Fighting Illini Football Record Book". University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/fightingillini.com/documents/2015/8/3/3_History_7_30.pdf. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
- ↑ Harry Bullion (October 30, 1921). "Steketee's Place Kick Gives Michigan Triumph Over Illini; Score 3 to 0; Yost Booter Counts From 15-Yard Mark; Registers Only Marker of Great Game in Second Quarter; Roby and Cappon, by Fierce Line Plunging, Carry Ball to Illinois Six-Yard; Michigan Near Touchdown When Battle Ends". Detroit Free Press: p. 23.
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