2004 Illinois Fighting Illini football
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
2004 record3–8 (1–7 Big Ten)
Head coachRon Turner
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 69,249)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 Big Ten football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#14/12 Michigan §   7 1         9 3  
#8/8 Iowa §   7 1         10 2  
#17/18 Wisconsin   6 2         9 3  
Northwestern   5 3         6 6  
#20/19 Ohio State   4 4         8 4  
Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Michigan State   4 4         5 7  
Minnesota   3 5         7 5  
Penn State   0* 6         0* 7  
Illinois   1 7         3 8  
Indiana   1 7         3 8  
† – BCS representative as champion
§ – Conference co-champions

The 2004 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in the 2004 NCAA Division I-A football season. They participated as members of the Big Ten Conference. Their home games were played at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. The team's head coach was Ron Turner, who was in his eighth season with the Illini and was fired at the conclusion of the season. Illinois had a record of 3–8.

Schedule

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4* 5:00 PM Florida A&M Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL ESPN+ W 52–13   46,106
September 11* 11:00 AM UCLA Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ABC L 17–35   47,457
September 18* 1:00 PM Western Michigan Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 30–27   51,452
September 25 11:00 AM Purdue Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN+ L 31–42   50,532
October 2 1:00 PM at #20 Wisconsin Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI L 7–24   82,306
October 9 11:00 AM at Michigan State Spartan StadiumEast Lansing, MI ESPN+ L 25–38   72,441
October 16 11:00 AM #14 Michigan Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ABC L 19–30   55,725
October 23 1:00 PM at Minnesota Hubert H. Humphrey MetrodomeMinneapolis, MN L 0–45   46,526
October 30† 11:00 AM #23 Iowa Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN+ L 13–23   47,651
November 6 1:00 PM Indiana Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 26–22   41,458
November 20 11:00 AM at Northwestern Ryan FieldEvanston, IL (Sweet Sioux Tomahawk) ESPN+ L 21–28   23,563
*Non-Conference Game. Homecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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