Illinois Fighting Illini
It’s the first Big 10 football win for the Illini in 21 tries.
Illinois is 5-0 on the season; 11-0 all-time against the Cougars.
Chicago area’s Cliff Alexander picks Kansas over Illini
Both Big Ten teams entering conference play at 3-1.
50-15 blowout gives Illini more wins this season (3) than all of last season
U of Ii alum Dick Butkus was on hand to see Illini give Huskies a battle
Bearcats QB Munchie Legaux injured in 45-17 loss.
Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase threw for a career-best 416 yards and two touchdowns.
Saturday’s football season opener for both teams will be played in temperatures expected over 90 degrees.
Wes Lunt wields the most promise in Champaign. His presence in camp is sort of one big tease.