|1975 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1975 record||5–6 (4–4 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Bob Blackman (5th season)|
|MVP||Stu Levenick, Bruce Beaman|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1975 Big Ten football standings|
|#4/4 Ohio State †||8||–||0||–||0||11||–||1||–||0|
|† – Conference champion |
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll
The 1975 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1975 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth year under head coach Bob Blackman, the Illini compiled a 5–6 record and finished in a three-way tie for third place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Kurt Steger with 1,136 passing yards, running back Lonnie Perrin with 907 rushing yards, and wide receiver Frank Johnson with 349 receiving yards. Offensive tackle Stu Levenick and defensive back Bruce Beaman were selected as the team's most valuable players.
|September 13||at Iowa||W 27–12|
|September 20||No. 5 Missouri*||L 20–30|
|September 27||at No. 8 Texas A&M*||L 13–43|
|October 4||Washington State*||W 27–21|
|October 11||Minnesota||W 42–23|
|October 18||Purdue||L 24–26|
|October 25||at No. 16 Michigan State||W 21–19|
|November 1||at Wisconsin||L 9–18|
|November 8||No. 1 Ohio State||L 3–40|
|November 15||No. 4 Michigan||L 15–21|
|November 22||at Northwestern||W 28–7|
|1975 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster|
| Special teams
- ↑ "1975 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1975-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- ↑ "1975 Illinois Fighting Illini Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1975.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.
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