|1922 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1922 record||2–5 (1–4 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (10th season)|
|Offensive scheme||Single wing|
|Captain||David D. Wilson|
|1922 Big Ten football standings|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
The 1922 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1922 Big Ten Conference football season. In their tenth season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 2–5 record and finished in sixth place in the Big Ten Conference. End David D. Wilson was the team captain.
|October 14||Butler*||L 7–10||5,350|
|October 21||Iowa||L 7–8||18,784|
|October 28||at Michigan||L 0–24||41,560|||
|November 4||Northwestern||W 6–3||14,775|
|November 11||at Wisconsin||W 3–0||28,745|
|November 18||at Chicago||L 0–9||32,115|
|November 25||Ohio State||L 3–6||32,115|
Awards and honorsEdit
- ↑ "1922 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1922-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 29, 1922). "Michigan Runs Rings Around Illinois and Piles Up 24–0 Victory on Suckers: Kirk's Run of Eighty Yards Thrills Crowd; Bernie Takes Kick-off in Second Half and Sprints to Touchdown; Michigan Too Smart; Yost's Resourceful Team Plays Tricky Game and Makes Its Breaks". Detroit Free Press: p. 21.
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