1890 Illinois Fighting Illini football team
|1890 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Head coach||Scott Williams|
|Home stadium||Illinois Field|
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, captained and quarterbacked by Scott Williams, the team was not affiliated with a conference and compiled a 1–2 record.
|October 2||at Illinois Wesleyan*||Bloomington, IL||L 0–16|
|November 22||at Purdue*||Stuart Field • West Lafayette, IN (Rivalry)||L 0–62|
|November 30||Illinois Wesleyan*||Illinois Field • Champaign, IL||W 12–6|
Source: College Football Data Warehouse
Source: University of Illinois
- "Fighting Illini Football Record Book" (PDF). University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
- "Illinois Football Captains". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
- "Illinois Yearly Results (1890-1894)". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
- "1890 Roster". FightingIllini.com. University of Illinois. Retrieved December 28, 2016.