The Illini try to boost their record to 4-3 on Saturday with an 11 a.m. matchup against Wisconsin in Madison.
There was no bigger surprise Thursday night than Georgia's announcement that star running back Todd Gurley is suspended indefinitely.
Illinois won't be the only team starting a quarterback who lost a preseason position battle on Saturday.
Each week, CSN's Vinnie Duber takes a look at the full Big Ten schedule with game-by-game capsules.
The Badgers got 259 rushing yards from star running back Melvin Gordon this past Saturday.
And they still lost.