1900 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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1900 Illinois Fighting Illini football
1900 Illinois Fighting Illini football team.jpg
ConferenceWestern Conference
1900 record7–3–2 (1–3–2 Western)
Head coachFred Smith (1st season)
CaptainArthur R. Hall
Home stadiumIllinois Field
Seasons
← 1899
1901 →
1900 Western Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Minnesota + 3 0 1     10 0 2
Iowa + 2 0 1     7 0 1
Wisconsin 2 1 0     8 1 0
Michigan 3 2 0     7 2 1
Northwestern 2 1 2     7 2 3
Chicago 2 3 1     9 5 1
Indiana 1 2 1     4 2 2
Illinois 1 3 2     7 3 2
Purdue 0 4 0     4 4 0
  • + – Conference co-champions

The 1900 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1900 Western Conference football season. In their first season under head coach Fred Smith, the Illini compiled a 7–3–2 record and finished in eighth place in the Western Conference.[1] End/halfback Arthur R. Hall was the team captain.[2]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 29Rose Polytechnic*W 26–0
October 3DePauw*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 63–0
October 6Illinois Wesleyan*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 21–0
October 10Physicians & Surgeons*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 6–0
October 13Knox*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 16–0
October 16Lombard*
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL
W 35–0
October 20at NorthwesternT 0–0
October 27Michigan
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (series)
L 0–12
November 3Purdue
  • Illinois Field
  • Champaign, IL (rivalry)
W 17–5
November 25at MinnesotaL 0–23
October 14at IndianaT 0–0
November 11at WisconsinL 0–27
  • *Non-conference game

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Roster[edit]

1900 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
TE Bertram W. Adsit
FB Claude P. Briggs
T, G C.M. Cayou
HB, TE James F. Cook
TE Walter G. Diener
HB, TE Arthur R. Hall (C)
G Martin E. Hanson
T Justa M. Lindgren
T, C Arthur Lowenthal
FB Carl L. Lundgren
HB Robert W. Martin
QB C.M. Mathews
QB Fred L. Muhl
HB, TE E.R. Pollard
TE, G Claude J. Rothgeb
C Walter F. Smock
G Garland Stahl
C Joseph W. Wilson
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
QB A.C. Ahlswede
G Lawrence T. Allen
C F.J. Arnold
HB, TE O.C. Bell
HB Lewis Brown
HB C.C. Chamberlain
T, G Clark M. Clayton
C, G W. Coons
G, TE William O. Doud
G Lawrence S.D. Fairchild
T M.M. Fishback
T J.C. Gilmour
HB, FB Lee Jutton
TE T.H. Landon
T William A. McKnight
TE E.A. McMillan
HB, TE E.E. Reniff
T A.L. Waldorf
HB, FB J.D. White
Head coach

Fred Smith

Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

Roster
Last update: November 16, 2016

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "1900 Illinois Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
  2. ^ "Fighting Illini Football Record Book" (PDF). University of Illinois. 2015. p. 156. Retrieved December 28, 2016.
  3. ^ Sports-Reference.com
  4. ^ FightingIllini.com All-Time Rosters