Illini Unable To Translate Week 1 Success Into Back-to-Back Wins

Illinois riding the roller coaster ride of emotions following euphoric win over Nebraska paired with sour loss to Texas-San Antonio.
By Matt Stevens - IlliniGuys Football Writer/Analyst

September 5, 2021

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Bret Bielema has said in order for the Illinois program to move into a different era, they’ll need to learn to handle both success and failure.

One week after figuring out how to be the better team in all three phases of football to squeeze out a high-profile upset victory, Illinois fell to a Group of Six conference opponent where consistent offense and defense didn . . .

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