The Big Ten Conference released the 2020 Football schedule today (SAT) and the Fighting Illini will kickoff the season on the road against the Wisconsin Badgers. 


Illini home games (4): Purdue, Minnesota, Ohio State, Iowa


Illini road games (4): Wisconsin, Rutgers, Nebraska, Northwestern


2020 Illinois Football Schedule

Oct. 24 - @ Wisconsin

Oct. 31 - vs. Purdue

Nov. 7 - vs. Minnesota

Nov. 14 - @ Rutgers

Nov. 21 - @ Nebraska

Nov. 28 - vs. Ohio State

Dec. 5 - vs. Iowa

Dec. 12 - @ Northwestern

Dec. 19 - Big Ten Champions Week - East vs. West




The Big Ten has announced a mandate that no public sales of tickets would be allowed for Conference schools for the 2020 football season and that only families of players and staff, along with working personnel, would be allowed in stadiums.


The Big Ten Championship Game is scheduled for Dec. 19 at Indianapolis.  Each of the Conference schools will play the Plus-One game against the corresponding team from the other division.  Details for the Big Ten Champions Week will be announced at a later date. 




Week one games for Big Ten football:

SAT, Oct. 24

Illinois @ Wisconsin

Nebraska @ Ohio State

Michigan @ Minnesota

Penn State @ Indiana

Iowa @ Purdue

Maryland @ Northwestern

Rutgers @ Michigan State