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1929 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1929 record6–1–1 (3–1–1 Big Ten)
Head coachRobert Zuppke (17th season)
CaptainRuss Crane
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Uniform
Seasons
← 1928
1930 →
1929 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#2 Purdue 5 0 0     8 0 0
#5 Illinois 3 1 1     6 1 1
Minnesota 3 2 0     6 2 0
Northwestern 3 2 0     6 3 0
Iowa 2 2 2     4 2 2
Ohio State 2 2 1     4 3 1
Michigan 1 3 1     5 3 1
Indiana 1 3 1     2 6 1
Chicago 1 3 0     7 3 0
Wisconsin 1 4 0     4 5 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from Dickinson System

The 1929 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1929 college football season. In their 17th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 6–1–1 record and finished in second place in the Big Ten Conference.[1] Guard Russ Crane was the team captain.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
October 5KansasW 25–020,636
October 12Bradley*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 45–09,217
October 19at IowaT 7–732,001
October 26Michigan
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL (series)
W 14–054,333
November 2at Northwestern L 0–750,000
November 9Army
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 17–769,509
November 16Chicago
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 20–622,792
November 23at Ohio State W 27–064,869
  • *Non-conference game

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