2020 ScheduleAll times ET

2020 Schedule
6-7, 4th in Big Ten - West
Quinn Harris/Getty Images
67dBill Connelly

College football's 100 best games of 2019: 80-61

In this second installment, we're focusing on the most exciting upsets and near upsets of the year, from Georgia State's shocking win over Tennessee to Notre Dame's escape against Virginia Tech.

Keith Gillett/Icon Sportswire

Veteran Illinois assistant Byrd leaves program

Illinois defensive passing game coordinator and safeties coach Gill Byrd said Friday he is leaving the program because of an unspecified illness in his family.

Peters lobs to Barker for a 5-yard Illinois TD (0:30)

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Northwestern has had two one-win conference seasons in Pat Fitzgerald's 14 years as head coach. In both, the win came at Illinois in the season finale: 37-34 on 11/30/13 and 29-10 on 11/30/19. The Wildcats have won the last five Land of Lincoln trophy matchups (their longest win streak in the series) & are 10-4 vs. the Illini under Fitzgerald.

Iowa QB avoids sack, completes 40-yard pass (0:32)
Illinois runs play-action pass to perfection (0:35)
Goodson punches in Iowa TD (0:27)

Illini shock Spartans to become bowl eligible

Brandon Peters threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Daniel Barker with five seconds left, completing an incredible Illinois comeback to give the Illini a 37-34 victory over Michigan State on Saturday night.

Illinois gets pick-6 for 2nd defensive TD of game (0:30)
Illinois airs it out for 52-yard TD (0:29)
Illinois' defense puts 6 on the board (0:28)
Peters' 54-yard scamper sets up Illinois TD (0:40)
Rutgers and Illinois have a clap off pregame (0:24)
Illinois strikes first on Brown's TD run (0:19)
Joe Maiorana/USA Today Sports

Badgers hold grudge after 'Jump Around' trolling

Badgers tight end Jake Ferguson said the playing of "Jump Around" during and after road losses to Ohio State and Illinois definitely "stings" and that players won't forget.

Find Tickets

Team Stats

Passing Yards185.3105th
Rushing Yards144.2Tied-87th
Points For26.7183rd
Points Against25.478th