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1984 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1984 record7–4 (6–3 Big Ten)
Head coachMike White (5th season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#13/12 Ohio State 7 2 0     9 3 0
Illinois 6 3 0     7 4 0
Purdue 6 3 0     7 5 0
#16/15 Iowa 5 3 1     8 4 1
Wisconsin 5 3 1     7 4 1
Michigan 5 4 0     6 6 0
Michigan State 5 4 0     6 6 0
Minnesota 3 6 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 2 7 0     2 9 0
Indiana 0 9 0     0 11 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1984 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign during the 1984 Big Ten Conference football season. In their fifth year under head coach Mike White, the Illini compiled a 6–3 record and finished in a tie for second place in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Jack Trudeau with 2,724 passing yards, running back Thomas Rooks with 1,056 rushing yards, and wide receiver David Williams with 1,278 receiving yards.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 1NorthwesternW 24–16
September 8Missouri*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL (Rivalry)
W 30–24
September 15at Stanford*L 19–34
September 22Michigan State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 40–7
September 29at IowaL 16–21
October 6Wisconsin
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 22–6
October 13at No. 8 Ohio StateL 38–45
October 20Purdue
W 34–20
October 27at MichiganL 18–26
November 3Minnesota
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 48–3
November 10at IndianaW 34–7
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game


ReferencesEdit

  1. "1984 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1984-schedule.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  2. "1984 Illinois Fighting Illini Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/illinois/1984.html. Retrieved December 16, 2015.


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