The Illini are kicking off Big Ten play against some real riled-up fan bases.
Oh, what a difference a day can make.
The Buckeyes are going to play for a national championship.
If the Buckeyes do win Thursday night's Sugar Bowl, they'll run into a team that is on absolute fire.
Ohio State goes for a College Football Playoff win against Alabama in the Sugar Bowl on New Year's Day. Here's what you should be paying attention to when the Buckeyes take the field.