Use the comment section below as this week’s Game Thread.
How to Watch Illinois (1-0) vs. Western Illinois (0-1)
Game Time: 6:30 p.m. CT
TV Channel: BTN
Online Streaming: BTN2Go
Radio: All Illinois football games air live on radio in the Champaign (WDWS 1400) and Chicago markets (WSCR 670). The game is also broadcasted on other stations throughout the state; check the Fighting Illini Radio Network for more information.
Odds: Illinois (-7)
Head Coach: Lovie Smith (6-19)
2017 Record: 2-10 (0-9)
2017 Conference Standing: 7th in Big Ten West Division
2017 Bowl Appearance: N/A
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Western Illinois Leathernecks
Head Coach: Jared Elliott (0-1)
2017 Record: 8-4 (5-3 Missouri Valley)
2017 Conference Standing: 4th in Missouri Valley Football Conference
2017 FCS Playoffs: Lost in first round to Weber State, 21-19