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1994 Illinois Fighting Illini football team

The 1994 Illinois Fighting Illini football team represented the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign during the 1994 NCAA Division I-A football season.

1994 Illinois Fighting Illini football
Fighting Illini logo.svg
Liberty Bowl champion
ConferenceBig Ten Conference
1994 record7–5 (4–4 Big Ten)
Head coachLou Tepper (3rd season)
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
(Capacity: 70,904)
Seasons
← 1993
1995 →
1994 Big Ten football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Penn State $ 8 0 0     12 0 0
No. 14 Ohio State 6 2 0     9 4 0
Wisconsin 5 2 1     8 3 1
No. 12 Michigan 5 3 0     8 4 0
Illinois 4 4 0     7 5 0
Purdue 3 3 2     5 4 2
Iowa 3 4 1     5 5 1
Indiana 3 5 0     6 5 0
Northwestern 3 5 0     4 6 1
Minnesota 1 7 0     3 8 0
Michigan State 0 8 0     0 11 0
  • $ – Conference champion
  • † Michigan State forfeited 5 wins, 4 conference wins
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:30 PMWashington State*No. 22L 9–1039,472
September 101:00 PMMissouri*W 42–064,305
September 171:00 PMNorthern Illinois*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, Illinois
W 34–1055,327
October 11:00 PMPurdue No. 25
L 16–2258,338
October 82:30 PMat No. 17 Ohio StateABCW 24–1093,351
October 151:00 PMIowa
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, Illinois
W 47–759,573
October 222:30 PMNo. 11 Michigan
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, Illinois
ABCL 14–1972,677
October 291:00 PMat NorthwesternW 28–740,365
November 51:30 PMat MinnesotaW 21–1735,069
November 122:30 PMNo. 2 Penn State
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Champaign, Illinois
ABCL 31–3572,364
November 192:30 PMat WisconsinABCL 13–1977,745
December 3112:00 PMvs. East Carolina*ESPNW 30–033,280
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

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RosterEdit

1994 Illinois Fighting Illini football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
T 73 Ken Blackman Jr
TE 86 Matt Cushing Fr
TE 87 Ken Dilger Jr
QB 13 Johnny Johnson Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 51 Kevin Hardy Jr
LB 52 John Holecek Sr
DE 97 Simeon Rice Jr
CB 29 Scott Turner Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Team players in the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL club
Ken Dilger Tight end 2 48 Indianapolis Colts

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1994 Illinois Football Schedule". College Football Reference. Retrieved January 6, 2014.