The Illini defense needed a big play after having a not-so-great day against Western Kentucky.
And it got one from redshirt sophomore defensive back Taylor Barton.
The Illini try to go 2-0 on Saturday with an 11 a.m. matchup against Western Kentucky. Here’s what you should be paying attention to when the orange and blue take the field.
Each week, CSN's Vinnie Duber takes a look at the full Big Ten schedule with game-by-game capsules.
Wes Lunt's Illini debut didn't start with much of a bang.
But it certainly finished with one, and that's what has the Illini coaching staff excited.
One of the things Tim Beckman wanted the Illini to do that they didn't in their season-opening win over Youngstown State: start fast.