There are 60,670 seats at Memorial Stadium. Every home game, Illini faithful fill the stands to be part of the “home game” experience. They hi-five with fellow fans when it goes right and console each other when it goes wrong. For the rest of us not in attendance, we do it virtually. Here. Welcome to the Illinois Fighting Illini Live Game Thread.
Illinois is coming off a much needed win against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Their foe today is ranked #18 in the nation and is the 2nd-best team in the Big Ten. Today’s game will mark the first of three matchups against ranked conference opponents.
For those of us watching at home, we have the Live Thread. Discuss every play, in real time, as it happens with your favorite Writing Illini writers and fellow Illini fans.
If you can’t make it to the game in person, this is the place to be.
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Enjoy the game, and GO ILLINI!