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1924 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1924 record6–1–1 (3–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coachRobert Zuppke
Offensive schemeSingle wing
CaptainFrank E. Rokusek
Uniform
Seasons
← 1923
1925 →
1924 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Chicago 3 0 3     4 1 3
Illinois 3 1 1     6 1 1
Iowa 3 1 1     6 1 1
Michigan 4 2 0     6 2 0
Purdue 2 2 0     5 2 0
Minnesota 1 2 1     3 3 2
Ohio State 1 3 2     2 3 3
Indiana 1 3 0     4 4 0
Northwestern 1 3 0     4 4 0
Wisconsin 0 2 2     2 3 3
† – 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.[1] This was the junior season for hall-of-fame All-American halfback Harold "Red" Grange. End/tackle Frank E. Rokusek was the team captain.[2]

Schedule Edit

DateOpponentSiteResult
10/04/1924at Nebraska*Lincoln, NEW 9–6
10/11/1924Butler*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 40–10
10/18/1924Michigan
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 39–14
10/25/1924DePauw*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 45–0
11/1/1924Iowa
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 36–0
11/8/1924at ChicagoT 21–21
11/15/1924at MinnesotaMinneapolis, MNL 7–20
11/22/1924Ohio State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 7–0
  • *Non-conference game


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