|1941 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1941 record||2–6 (0–5 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Robert Zuppke (29th season)|
|Captain||Selected each game|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1941 Big Ten football standings|
|#1 Minnesota †||5||–||0||–||0||8||–||0||–||0|
|#13 Ohio State||3||–||1||–||1||6||–||1||–||1|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1941 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1941 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 29th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 2–6 record and finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference. Tackle Nate Johnson was selected as the team's most valuable player.
|October 4||Miami (OH)*||W 45–0|
|October 11||at Minnesota||L 6–34|
|October 18||Drake*||W 40–0|
|October 25||at No. 7 Notre Dame*||L 14–49|
|November 1||No. 7 Michigan||L 0–20|
|November 8||Iowa||L 0–21|
|November 15||at No. 20 Ohio State||L 7–12|
|November 22||at No. 10 Northwestern||L 0–27|
- ↑ "1941 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1941-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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