1918 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

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The 1918 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1918 Big Ten Conference football season.wikipedia
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1918 Big Ten Conference football season

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The 1918 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1918 Big Ten Conference football season.
The 1918 Illinois Fighting Illini football team, under head coach Robert Zuppke, tied for the Big Ten championship but lost two non-conference games.

1918 Wisconsin Badgers football team

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On November 9, 1918, Illinois defeated Wisconsin, 22–0, before a crowd of 7,000 at Camp Randall Field in Madison, Wisconsin.
On November 9, 1918, Illinois defeated Wisconsin, 22–0, before a crowd of 7,000 at Camp Randall Field in Madison, Wisconsin.

1918 Ohio State Buckeyes football team

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On November 16, 1918, Illinois defeated Ohio State, 13–0, on a muddy field in Champaign, Illinois.
On November 16, 1918, Illinois defeated Ohio State, 13–0, on a muddy field in Champaign, Illinois.

1918 Iowa Hawkeyes football team

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On November 2, 1918, Illinois defeated Iowa, 19–0, at Iowa City.
On November 2, 1918, Illinois defeated Iowa, 19–0, at Iowa City.

1918 Chicago Maroons football team

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On November 23, 1918, Illinois defeated Chicago, 29–0, at Stagg Field in Chicago.
On Saturday, November 23, 1918, Illinois defeated Chicago, 29–0, at Stagg Field in Chicago.

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The 1918 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1918 Big Ten Conference football season.

University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign

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The 1918 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1918 Big Ten Conference football season.

Robert Zuppke

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In their sixth season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 5–2 record and tied for the Big Ten Conference championship.

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In their sixth season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 5–2 record and tied for the Big Ten Conference championship.

Burt Ingwersen

Tackle Burt Ingwersen, guard Albert Mohr, and halfback Jesse Kirkpatrick received first-team All-Big Ten honors.

Chanute Air Force Base

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On October 5, 1918, Illinois opened its season with a victory over the team from Chanute Aviation Field from Rantoul, Illinois.

Rantoul, Illinois

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On October 5, 1918, Illinois opened its season with a victory over the team from Chanute Aviation Field from Rantoul, Illinois.

Urbana, Illinois

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The Illini won, 3–0, before a crowd of 2,500 in Urbana, Illinois.

Archie Weston

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The Chanute team was led by Archie Weston, who had played for Michigan in 1917.

Iowa State Cyclones football

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Illinois had originally been scheduled to play Iowa State on the date, but that game was cancelled due to travel restrictions.

Naval Station Great Lakes

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On October 12, 1918, Illinois lost to the Great Lakes Naval Training Station team, 7–0, in Urbana, Illinois.

Paddy Driscoll

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Paddy Driscoll returned the kickoff at the start of the second half for 65 yards. The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 3–0–1 record against Big Ten opponents, went on to win the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football

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The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 3–0–1 record against Big Ten opponents, went on to win the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

1919 Rose Bowl

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The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 3–0–1 record against Big Ten opponents, went on to win the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

George Halas

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The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 3–0–1 record against Big Ten opponents, went on to win the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Jimmy Conzelman

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The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 3–0–1 record against Big Ten opponents, went on to win the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Pro Football Hall of Fame

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The 1918 Great Lakes Navy Bluejackets football team compiled a 3–0–1 record against Big Ten opponents, went on to win the 1919 Rose Bowl, and featured three players (George Halas, Jimmy Conzelman, and Paddy Driscoll) who were later inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Charlie Bachman

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Charlie Bachman, who was hired as Northwestern's coach after the season and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, also played for the 1918 Great Lakes team.

College Football Hall of Fame

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Charlie Bachman, who was hired as Northwestern's coach after the season and was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, also played for the 1918 Great Lakes team.