Illini Determined to Find Holes in Nation’s No. 1 Rushing Defense

Despite three early losses, Wisconsin brings the nation’s best defense against the run and Illinois needs to find a rushing attack. 

Matt Stevens, IlliniGuy Staff Writer

October 9, 2021

Preview Box - Wisconsin at Illinois

Date/Time/Place: Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021: 2:30 p.m. CST, Memorial Stadium.

Surface: Field Turf

Capacity: 60,670 

Records: Illinois 2-4 in 2021; 2-6 in 2020; Wisconsin 1-3 in 2021; 5-5 in 2020.

Betting Line: Wisconsin by 11. 

Series notes: Wisconsin leads 43-38-7. Bret Bielema is the sixth modern-day head coach to leave Wisconsin and come . . .

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