2021 Season

2021 Schedule
1-4, 3rd in Big Ten - West
Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Purdue Boilermakers: Full Highlights (1:52)
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Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Virginia Cavaliers: Full Highlights (1:44)
16d
Touchdown! Billy Kemp IV scores vs. Illinois Fighting Illini (0:21)
16d
UTSA Roadrunners vs. Illinois Fighting Illini: Full Highlights (1:48)
20d
Artur Sitkowski throws 15-yard TD Pass vs. UTSA Roadrunners (0:22)
23d
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25dAdam Rittenberg

Illinois QB Peters (shoulder) returns to practice

Illinois QB Brandon Peters (shoulder) is back at practice after being injured in the season opener, but linebacker C.J. Hart will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury.

Nebraska fan can't believe Illinois gets the scoop and score to end the half (0:51)
11d
Illinois QB Peters leaves game after taking sack (0:28)
11d
Martinez takes off for 75-yard TD run (0:38)
11d
Deuce Spann's incredible catch sets up short Illini TD (0:37)
11d
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30dAdam Rittenberg

Illinois QB Peters exits early with shoulder injury

Illinois quarterback Brandon Peters left Saturday's season-opening win over Nebraska late in the first quarter after injuring his left (non-throwing) shoulder.

Luke Ford high-points ball for Illinois touchdown (0:20)
11d
Nebraska's Stepp does it all on TD drive (0:32)
11d
Illinois scores first points of FBS season on head-scratching safety (1:03)
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Team Stats

Passing Yards186.2106th
Rushing Yards157.474th
Points For20.0Tied-202nd
Points Against26.847th