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2019 Schedule
2-4, 6th in Big Ten - West
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Illinois, Nebraska to kick off '21 season in Ireland

Nebraska and Illinois will play in the second installment of the Aer Lingus College Football Series on Aug. 28, 2021. Notre Dame and Navy will kick off the five-game series next season.

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College football conference power rankings

Alabama and LSU are on a collision course in the SEC West while South Carolina's upset of Georgia shook up the premier conference's East division.

Michigan holds off Illinois' rally for fifth win (2:15)
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Michigan's fumble recovery sets up Patterson's TD run (1:07)
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Illinois' fumble recovery leads to TD (0:33)
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Illinois' Imatorbhebhe bounces off tackle for TD (0:50)
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Michigan's blocked punt leads to TD (1:07)
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Haskins breaks free for 29-yard Michigan TD (0:26)
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Illinois QB Peters won't face ex-team Michigan

Injured Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters will miss Saturday's game against Michigan, the school from which he transferred as a graduate student to join the Illini.

Minnesota's Brooks scores first TD since return from injury (0:22)
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Rodney Smith, Gophers run over Illinois on way to 40-17 win

Rodney Smith ran for a career-best 211 yards and a touchdown, Shannon Brooks added 111 rushing yards and a touchdown in his second game back from injury and Minnesota totaled 332 yards on the ground against Illinois in a 40-17 win on Saturday afternoon.

Lovie Smith develops bond with his college football coach (0:59)
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Illinois scores on Corbin's 66-yard run (0:38)
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Illinois WR stretches for game-tying TD (0:30)
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Illinois RB slips tackle, takes it 28 yards for TD (0:23)
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Eastern Michigan goes for 2 after short touchdown (0:29)
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Illinois QB gets trucked for big loss (0:36)
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Eastern Michigan WR makes leaping 31-yard TD (0:19)
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Team Stats

Passing Yards190.8106th
Rushing Yards146.786th
Points For30.7
Points Against30.7