Memorial Stadium Opens | 150 Engage Illinois Office of Corporate Relations
Celebrating our Sesquicentennial 1867-2017

An unfinished Memorial Stadium was the site of the 1923 Homecoming contest where Red Grange led the Illini to a 7-0 victory over Chicago in front of more than 60,000 fans. Illinois went on to finish 8-0 on the season and earn National Championship honors.

Nov 03, 1923