Bielema Promises Changes Following Crushing Loss vs. Nebraska

Following a 20-7 loss to Nebraska Friday night, Illinois head coach Bret Bielema said he’s never been more frustrated in his 15 years of experience in the job and guaranteed changes are coming. 

By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

October 9, 2023

(Cover photo courtesy Darron Cummings/Associated Press)

CHAMPAIGN — Bret Bielema had only a one-word answer to what was coming for his Illinois football program that he repeated over and over - changes. 

After a 20-7 loss to a Nebraska team that hadn’t yet defeated a power conference opponent in the 2023 season that . . .

 

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