| Big Ten Conference|
| 6–2 (2–2 Big Ten)|
Charles E. Kassel
| Robert Zuppke (14th year)|Bernie Shively, (Guard)
Consensus All-American, Guard
Robert Reitsch, (Center)
1926 Illinois Fighting Illini football team Wikipedia
The 1926 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1926 Big Ten Conference football season. In their 14th season under head coach Robert Zuppke, the Illini compiled a 6–2 record and finished in a tie for sixth place in the Big Ten Conference. Charles E. Kassel was the team captain.