Category: Illini

Illinois vs Rutgers

Going on the road is always an interesting experience for a sports fan. This game would make the 6th different stadium that I have seen an Illinois football team play away from Champaign. The others being Soldier Field, Ross-Ade Stadium, Ohio Stadium, Camp Randall and, Memorial Stadium (Indiana). Each different stadium offers its oddities, quirks,…

Western Michigan @ Illinois

The ghosts of Illini past still exist, and this game vs Western Michigan University is a prime example. Our previous Athletic Director set up a 2 for 1 Home and Home + Neutral series against Western Michigan in the early 2000s. Here is a summary of the games: 2008 – “Neutral” Game held at Ford…