1987 Illinois Fighting Illini football team
|1987 Illinois Fighting Illini football|
|Conference||Big Ten Conference|
|1987 record||3–7–1 (2–5–1 Big Ten)|
|Head coach||Mike White (8th year)|
|Home stadium||Memorial Stadium|
|1987 Big Ten football standings|
|#8 Michigan State $||7||–||0||–||1||9||–||2||–||1|
Rankings from AP Poll
The 1987 Illinois Fighting Illini football team was an American football team that represented the University of Illinois during the 1987 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their eighth year under head coach Mike White, the Illini compiled a 3–7–1 record and finished in eighth place in the Big Ten Conference.
The team's offensive leaders were quarterback Scott Mohr with 1,436 passing yards, running back Keith Jones with 322 rushing yards, and Darryl Usher with 723 receiving yards.
- "1987 Illinois Fighting Illini Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.
- "1987 Illinois Fighting Illini Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved December 16, 2015.