|1930 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1930 record||3–5 (1–4 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (18th season)|
|Captain||Olaf E. Robinson|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1930 Big Ten football standings|
|#5 Michigan §||5||–||0||–||0||8||–||0||–||1|
|#4 Northwestern §||5||–||0||–||0||7||–||1||–||0|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
Rankings from Dickinson System
The 1930 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1930 college football season. In their 18th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 3–5 record and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference. Guard Stan Bodman was selected as the team's most valuable player. Fullback Olaf E. Robinson was the team captain.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|October 4||Iowa State*||W 7–0||32,718|
|October 11||Butler*||W 27–0||8,371|
|October 18||Northwestern||L 0–32||52,687|
|October 25||at Michigan||L 7–15||63,176|
|November 1||Purdue||L 0–25||26,549|
|November 8||vs. Army*||L 0–13||68,186|
|November 15||at Chicago||W 28–0||18,500|
|November 22||Ohio State||L 9–12||16,881|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1930 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1930-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- "Fighting Illini Football Record Book". University of Illinois. 2015. p. 155. http://sidearm.sites.s3.amazonaws.com/fightingillini.com/documents/2015/8/3/3_History_7_30.pdf. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
- 2015 Fighting Illini Football Record Book, p. 156.
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