The Illinois Fighting Illini will hit the road for the first time this season as they're set to take on the Washington Huskies in Seattle. This rematch of last year's Soldier Field game should be one of the more entertaining games of the weekend. The combination of Illinois' passing game and Washington's ground attack should equate to a high-scoring affair between these two undefeated teams. Will the defenses be able to keep up? We'll find out soon enough.
Now, there's a bit of a problem with the game airing on FOX--a baseball game was scheduled for the noon slot. The network only allocated 3 hours for the New York-Baltimore game, which means it's very likely it won't finish on time. According to the athletic department, if (when) the baseball game runs long the local markets will be taken to the football game while the rest of the country starts on Fox Sports 2.
Join the staff of TCR in the comments as we discuss the game!
Illinois (2-0) @ Washington (2-0)
When: Saturday, Sept 13, 2014 | 3 pm CT/1 pm PT
Where: Husky Stadium | Seattle, WA
Television: FOX (see above for overflow options)
Announcers: Joe Davis, Joey Harrington and Kris Budden
For the first time in the 125-year history of the program, Illinois Football will take the field in all-white uniforms
Illinois Injury Report:
CB #28 Jaylen Dunlap, Probable
LB #34 Mike Svetina, Out
LS #54 Zach Hirth, Out
DE #58 Kenny Nelson, Out
RT #75 Pat Flavin, Out
DE #97 Paul James, Out