Northern Illinois (1-1) and Illinois (1-1) will face each other for the first time in nine years on Saturday, with today’s weekly crib notes revisiting that previous matchup and preparing you for this week’s game between the Huskies and Fighting Illini.
Essential NIU-UI Game News
Northern Illinois News
Get to know the Northern Illinois Huskies in more detail, including whether NIU head coach Jerry Kill will be at Memorial Stadium after dealing with some health issues.
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Illini Football Team News
Catch up on the latest Fighting Illini team news since last weekend’s 35-3 victory against Southern Illinois.
Illinois Player News
#2 Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase
#8 Wide Receiver A.J. Jenkins
#10 Wide Receiver Eddie McGee
#16 Quarterback Miles Osei
#19 Wide Receiver Jack Ramsey
#26 Cornerback Justin Green
#66 Offensive Lineman Randall Hunt
#85 Defensive End Whitney Mercilus
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#88 and #89 Tight Ends Justin Lattimore and Evan Wilson
Illinois Football Coaching News
Illini Head Coach Ron Zook
Illini Offensive Coordinator Paul Petrino
Illini Defensive Coordinator Vic Koenning
Illinois Football Recruiting News
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Big Ten/College Football News
Coming tomorrow, Writing Illini will predict Saturday’s outcome.
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