1890 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1890 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Conference Independent
1890 record 1–2
Head coach Scott Williams
Home stadium Illinois Field
(Capacity: 17,000)
Seasons
« 1889 1891 »

The 1890 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1890 college football season. The team was the first to represent the University of Illinois. Coached by Scott Williams, the team was not affiliated with a conference and compiled a 1–2 record.

Schedule and results[edit]

  • October 2, 1890 - at Illinois Wesleyan - Loss, 16-0
  • November 22, 1890 - at Purdue - Loss, 62-0
  • November 27, 1890 - Illinois Wesleyan - Win, 12-6