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1993 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1993 record5–6 (5–3 Big Ten)
Head coachLou Tepper (3rd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1992
1994 →
1993 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
#6/5 Wisconsin § 6 1 1     10 1 1
#11/10 Ohio State § 6 1 1     10 1 1
#8/7 Penn State 6 2 0     10 2 0
Indiana 5 3 0     8 4 0
#21/19 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Illinois 5 3 0     5 6 0
Michigan State 4 4 0     6 6 0
Iowa 3 5 0     6 6 0
Minnesota 3 5 0     4 7 0
Northwestern 0 8 0     2 9 0
Purdue 0 8 0     1 10 0
§ – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1993 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1993 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third year under head coach Lou Tepper, the Illini compiled a 5–6 record and finished in a tie for fifth place in the Big Ten Conference.[1]

Johnny Johnson led the team with 1,688 passing yards, while Ty Douthard led with 599 rushing yards and 406 receiving yards.[2] Tackle Brad Hopkins was selected by the Associated Press as a first-team player on the 1993 All-Big Ten Conference football team.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 11at Missouri*L 3–31
September 18No. 15 Arizona*L 14–16
September 25Oregon*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
L 7–13
October 2at PurdueW 28–10
October 9No. 6 Ohio State
L 12–20
October 16at IowaW 49–3
October 23at No. 13 MichiganW 24–21
October 30Northwestern
W 20–13
November 6Minnesota
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
W 23–20
November 13at No. 16 Penn StateL 14–28
November 20No. 12 Wisconsin
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, IL
L 10–35
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

1993 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE 86 Cushing, MattMatt Cushing Fr
TE 87 Dilger, KenKen Dilger Jr
C 56 Engel, GregGreg Engel Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 51 Hardy, KevinKevin Hardy So
LB 52 Holecek, JohnJohn Holecek Jr
DE 97 Rice, SimeonSimeon Rice So
CB 29 Turner, ScottScott Turner Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit


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