|1931 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1931 record||2–6 (0–6 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (19th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1931 Big Ten football standings|
|#10 Purdue §||5||–||1||–||0||9||–||1||–||0|
|#4 Northwestern §||5||–||1||–||0||7||–||1||–||1|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
Rankings from Dickinson System
The 1931 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1931 college football season. In their 19th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 2–6 record and finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference. End Fred Frink was selected as the team's most valuable player. Halfback Gil Berry was the team captain.
|October 3||Saint Louis*||W 20–6||13,535|
|October 10||at Purdue||L 0–7||15,825|
|October 17||Bradley*||W 20–0||31,505|
|October 24||Michigan||L 0–35||33,496|
|October 31||at Northwestern||L 6–32||35,783|
|November 7||Wisconsin||L 6–7||15,313|
|November 14||Chicago||L 6–13||10,721|
|November 21||at Ohio State||L 0–40||20,642|
|November 26||vs. Indiana||Chicago||T 0–0||15,825|
- ↑ "1931 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1931-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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