1999 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1999 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Fighting Illini logo.svg
MicronPC Bowl Champions
MicronPC Bowl, W 63–21 vs. Virginia
Conference Big Ten Conference
1999 record 8–4 (4-3 Big Ten)
Head coach Ron Turner
Home stadium Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 70,904)
Seasons
« 1998 2000 »
1999 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4/4 Wisconsin   7 1         10 2  
#5/5 Michigan   6 2         10 2  
#7/7 Michigan State   6 2         10 2  
#11/11 Penn State   0* 3         0* 3  
#18/17 Minnesota   5 3         8 4  
#24/25 Illinois   4 4         8 4  
#25/NR Purdue   4 4         7 5  
Ohio State   3 5         6 6  
Indiana   3 5         4 7  
Northwestern   1 7         3 8  
Iowa   0 8         1 10  
† – BCS representative as conference champion
‡ – BCS at-large representative
  • *All wins for Penn State (10-3, 5-3) vacated due to scandal.
    Rankings from AP Poll / Coaches' Poll

The 1999 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign in the 1999 NCAA Division I-A football season 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. The team earned a MicronPC Bowl berth, and defeated Virginia, 63–21.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 2:30 PM Arkansas State* Memorial StadiumChampaign, IL W 41–3   34,227
September 11 2:30 PM San Diego State* Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 38–10   35,798
September 18 6:00 PM at Louisville* Papa John's Cardinal StadiumLouisville, KY W 41–36   40,332
September 25 2:30 PM #19 Michigan State Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL L 10–27   52,417
October 2 11:00 AM at Indiana Memorial StadiumBloomington, IN ESPN2 L 31–34 OT  30,381
October 16 11:00 AM Minnesotadagger Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ESPN2 L 7–37   49,152
October 23 11:00 AM at #9 Michigan Michigan StadiumAnn Arbor, MI ESPN+ W 35–29   110,188
October 30 2:30 PM #2 Penn State Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL ABC W 7–27 (loss)  (vacated) 50,014
November 6 1:00 PM at Iowa Kinnick StadiumIowa City, IA W 40–24   61,350
November 13 11:00 AM at #25 Ohio State Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH ESPN2 W 46–20   93,429
November 20 1:00 PM Northwestern Memorial Stadium • Champaign, IL W 29–7   50,137
December 30 6:00 PM vs. Virginia* Pro Player StadiumMiami Gardens, FL (MicronPC Bowl) TBS W 63–21   31,089
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

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