It’s Lovie Smith’s first season as Illinois’ head coach and the Fighting Illini have been off to a rocky start. Starting 1-2, Illinois would love to see another win over Nebraska similar to 2015. Can the Illini pull off the upset?
We compiled a few of the best links from the opposing view to shed some light on what Nebraska has to look forward to against Illinois.
>> Smith chimed in on the national anthem protests. He believes players should be involved in their world.
>> Where does Smith need the biggest win? Looks like it might be in recruiting and not on the field.
The Daily Illini
>> Illinois doesn’t see much difference between Nebraska’s defense last year versus this year.
>> Is football on the downward slide in Illinois? Maybe so.
The Champaign Room
>> If you’re in the mood for a podcast, the Champaign Room has one talking all things Nebraska. Literally.
>> What did Smith have to say in his weekly press conference? See for yourself.
>> What does Smith’s career look like a nutshell? Writing Illini broke it down.
>> If you’re curious about Illinois’ depth chart against Nebraska, wonder no more. Here it is.