|1936 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1936 record||4–3–1 (2–2–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (24th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1936 Big Ten football standings|
|#7 Northwestern †||6||–||0||–||0||7||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1936 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1936 college football season. In their 24th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 4–3–1 record and finished in sixth place in the Big Ten Conference. Guard Cliff Kuhn was selected as the team's most valuable player.
|September 26||DePaul*||W 9–6|
|October 3||Washington University*||W 13–7|
|October 10||USC*||L 6–24|
|October 17||at Iowa||T 0–0|
|October 24||No. 4 Northwestern||L 2–13|
|October 31||at Michigan||W 9–6|
|November 14||Ohio State||L 0–13|
|November 21||at Chicago||W 18–7|
- ↑ "1936 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1936-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.
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