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IIllinoisI15, ChicagoI6

At Illinois

We Wuz Beat By The Best

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By 1927 the Maroons were entering the transition from powerhouse to popsicle, as coach Stagg's years wound down and the grim sceptre of football archfoe Robert Hutchins loomed over the horizon. And while they could still manage to hold their own within the midpack of the Big Ten (Purdue and Wisconsin were among their victims that year), on this day they were up against an Illinois team that was to become the mythical National Champion.

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