|1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1924 record||6–1–1 (3–1–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke|
|Offensive scheme||Single wing|
|Captain||Frank E. Rokusek|
|1924 Big Ten football standings|
|† – Conference champion |
The 1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois in the 1924 Big Ten Conference football season. The Fighting Illini compiled a 6–1–1 record (3–1–1 against Western Conference opponents) and outscored their opponents by a combined total of 204 to 71. This was the junior season for hall-of-fame All-American halfback Harold "Red" Grange. End/tackle Frank E. Rokusek was the team captain.
|10/04/1924||at Nebraska*||Lincoln, NE||W 9–6|
|11/8/1924||at Chicago||T 21–21|
|11/15/1924||at Minnesota||Minneapolis, MN||L 7–20|
|11/22/1924||Ohio State||W 7–0|
Awards and honors Edit
- Red Grange (Halfback)
- Clarence Muhl (End)
- All-American (end)
- ↑ "1924 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results". https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1924-schedule.html.
- ↑ "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.
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