|1929 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1929 record||6–1–1 (3–1–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (17th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1929 Big Ten football standings|
|#2 Purdue †||5||–||0||–||0||8||–||0||–||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. Guard Russ Crane was the team captain.
|October 5||Kansas||W 25–0||20,636|
|October 12||Bradley*||W 45–0||9,217|
|October 19||at Iowa||T 7–7||32,001|
|October 26||Michigan||W 14–0||54,333|
|November 2||at Northwestern||L 0–7||50,000|
|November 9||Army||W 17–7||69,509|
|November 16||Chicago||W 20–6||22,792|
|November 23||at Ohio State||W 27–0||64,869|
- "1929 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1929-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.
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