2021 Schedule

2021 Schedule
3-5, 5th in Big Ten - West
Illinois stuns Penn State in 9th OT (0:41)
13h
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3dAdam Rittenberg

Bielema: Roster comments not meant as critical

Illinois coach Bret Bielema says he has addressed his roster-related comments with the team, showing them the entire scope of his remarks, and that players understood his viewpoint.

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Illinois Fighting Illini: Full Highlights (1:45)
14d
Chase Brown scores 80-yard rushing touchdown vs. Charlotte (0:22)
22d
Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Purdue Boilermakers: Full Highlights (1:52)
28d
Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Virginia Cavaliers: Full Highlights (1:44)
43d
Touchdown! Billy Kemp IV scores vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (0:21)
43d
UTSA Roadrunners vs. Illinois Fighting Illini: Full Highlights (1:48)
47d
Artur Sitkowski throws 15-yard TD Pass vs. UTSA Roadrunners (0:22)
49d
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52dAdam Rittenberg

Illinois QB Peters (shoulder) returns to practice

Illinois QB Brandon Peters (shoulder) is back at practice after being injured in the season opener, but linebacker C.J. Hart will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury.

Illinois QB Peters leaves game after taking sack (0:28)
38d
Martinez takes off for 75-yard TD run (0:38)
38d
Nebraska fan can't believe Illinois gets the scoop and score to end the half (0:51)
38d
Deuce Spann's incredible catch sets up short Illini TD (0:37)
38d
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57dAdam Rittenberg

Illinois QB Peters exits early with shoulder injury

Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters left Saturday's season-opening win over Nebraska late in the first quarter after injuring his left (non-throwing) shoulder.

Luke Ford high-points ball for Illinois touchdown (0:20)
38d
Nebraska's Stepp does it all on TD drive (0:32)
38d

Team Stats

Passing Yards153.7122nd
Rushing Yards164.766th
Points For17.7243rd
Points Against24.665th