CHAMPAIGN — Ohio State didn’t necessarily look like a national-championship contender on Saturday, but it was good enough to beat Illinois. By a lot.
Michigan State’s loss to Nebraska took everyone by surprise.
Illinois has had an interim head football coach for two and a half months whose future has been unknown.
“Distractions” is a pretty mild way of putting it.
Tim Beckman was fired as a the Illinois head football coach a week before the season started, when an investigation into the program initially found that Beckman made efforts to deter injury repor