|1969 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1969 record||0–10 (0–7 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Jim Valek (3rd season)|
|Captain||Doug Redmann, Bruce Erb|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1969 Big Ten football standings|
|#4/5 Ohio State §||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||1||–||0|
|#9/8 Michigan §||6||–||1||–||0||8||–||3||–||0|
|§ – Conference co-champions |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1969 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1969 Big Ten Conference football season. In their third year under head coach Jim Valek, the Illini compiled a 0–10 record and finished in last place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Steve Livas with 705 passing yards, running back Dave Jackson with 465 rushing yards, and wide receiver Doug Dieken with 486 receiving yards. Dieken was selected as the team's most valuable player.
|September 20||Washington State*||L 18–19|
|September 27||vs. No. 11 Missouri*||L 6–37|
|October 4||Iowa State*||L 20–48|
|October 11||Northwestern||L 6–10|
|October 18||at Indiana||L 20–41|
|October 25||at No. 1 Ohio State||L 0–41|
|November 1||No. 13 Purdue||L 22–49|
|November 8||No. 18 Michigan||L 0–57|
|November 15||at Wisconsin||L 14–55|
|November 22||Iowa||L 0–40|
- ↑ "1969 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1969-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- ↑ "1969 Illinois Fighting Illini Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1969.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 29, 2016.
- ↑ "Steve Owens, Mike Phipps Pace NEA All-Americans". Clovis News-Journal: p. 12. November 21, 1969. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/3369758/1969_nea_all_america_football_team/.
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