|1937 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1937 record||3–3–2 (2–3 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (25th season)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1937 Big Ten football standings|
|#5 Minnesota †||5||–||0||–||0||6||–||2||–||0|
|#13 Ohio State||5||–||1||–||0||6||–||2||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1937 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1937 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 25th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 3–3–2 record and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference. Quarterback Jack Berner was selected as the team's most valuable player.
|September 25||Ohio*||W 20–6|
|October 2||DePaul*||T 0–0|||
|October 9||Notre Dame*||T 0–0|
|October 16||at Indiana||L 6–13|
|October 30||Michigan||L 6–7|
|November 6||at No. 19 Northwestern||W 6–0|
|November 13||at Ohio State||L 0–19|
|November 20||Chicago||W 21–0|
- ↑ "1937 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1937-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.
- ↑ "Illinois, DePaul Just Threaten; Score: 0 to 0". Chicago Tribune: pp. II-1, II-6. October 3, 1937. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/32996838/illinois_depaul_just_threaten_score/.
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