The Illinois Fighting Illini will play the California Golden Bears in the Redbox Bowl later this month.  The college football bowl bids came out over the weekend for the 40 bowl games in December & January. 

 

Redbox Bowl - Santa Clara, CA

Illinois (6-6) vs. Cal (7-5)

MON, December 30 - 3 pm

 

Illinois football report:

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> 9 Big Ten schools are headed to bowl games this year --

12/27 - Holiday Bowl - Iowa vs. USC

12/27 - Pinstripe Bowl - Michigan State vs. Wake Forest

12/28 - Cotton Bowl - Penn State vs. Memphis

12/28 - Fiesta Bowl - Ohio State vs. Clemson - CFB Playoffs

12/30 - Redbox Bowl - Illinois vs. Cal

1/1 - Citrus Bowl - Michigan vs. Alabama

1/1 - Outback Bowl - Minnesota vs. Auburn

1/1 - Rose Bowl - Wisconsin vs. Oregon

1/2 - Gator Bowl - Indiana vs. Tennessee

 

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CFB Playoffs

12/28 - (2) Ohio State vs. (3) Clemson - Fiesta Bowl @ AZ

12/28 - (1) LSU vs. (4) Oklahoma - Peach Bowl @ Atlanta

 

Championship game

1/13 - @ Superdome, New Orleans