"I don’t believe everything I read, all right,” North Carolina coach Larry Fedora said on Wednesday.
Receiver Carmoni Green tweeted today that he will play his college football for Lovie Smith, with another big announcement regarding another priority recruit set for this evening.
Illini open conference slate at Maryland
Transfer forward could be eligible in time for Dec. 17 game against BYU.
Big Ten Network will air three Illinois nonconference games
Former Illinois coach is now a volunteer assistant coach at North Carolina, and the Tar Heels visit Memorial Stadium for a 6:30 p.m. game on Sept. 10 against the Illini.
Classmates of great era are dwindling.
2016 Football Schedule
|Sept. 3, vs. Murray State, 2:30 p.m.|
|Sept. 10, vs. North Carolina, 6:30 p.m.|
|Sept. 17, vs. Western Michigan, 3 p.m.|
|Oct. 1, at Nebraska, 2:30 p.m.|
|Oct. 8, vs. Purdue, TBD|
Oct. 15, at Rutgers, 11 a.m.
Oct. 22, at Michigan, 2:30 p.m.
Oct. 29, vs. Minnesota, 11 a.m.
Nov. 5, vs. Michigan State, TBD
Nov. 12, at Wisconsin, 2:30 p.m.
Nov. 19, vs. Iowa, TBD
|Nov. 26, at Northwestern, TBD|
|Oct. 30 Illinois vs. Washington U,(exh.), TBD|
|Nov. 4 Illinois vs. Lewis, (exh.), TBD|
|Nov. 11 Illinois vs. South East Missouri State, 8 p.m.|
|Nov. 13 Illinois vs. Northern Kentucky, TBD|
|Nov. 15 Illinois vs. McKendree, 7 p.m.|
|Nov. 18 Illinois vs. Detroit, TBD|
|Nov. 21 Illinois vs. Winthrop, TBD|
|Nov. 24 Illinois vs. West Virginia, 1:30 p.m.*|
|Nov. 25 Illinois vs. Florida St or Temple, TBD*|
|Nov. 29 Illinois vs. North Carolina State, 8 p.m.|
|Dec. 3 Illinois vs. VCU, TBD+|
|Dec. 6 Illinois vs. IUPUI, TBD|
|Dec. 10 Illinois vs. Central Michigan, TBD|
|Dec. 17 Illinois vs. BYU, 8:30 p.m.^|
|Dec. 21 Illinois vs. Missouri, TBD#|
|Dec. 27 Illinois at Maryland, TBD|
|Jan. 1 Illinois vs. Ohio State, TBD|
|Jan. 7 Illinois at Indiana, TBD|
|Jan. 11 Illinois vs. Michigan, TBD|
|Jan. 14 Illinois vs. Maryland, TBD|
|Jan. 17 Illinois at Purdue, TBD|
|Jan. 21 Illinois at Michigan, TBD|
|Jan. 25 Illinois vs. Iowa, TBD|
|Jan. 28 Illinois at Penn State, TBD|
|Jan. 31 Illinois vs. Wisconsin, TBD|
|Feb. 4 Illinois vs. Minnesota, TBD|
|Feb. 7 Illinois at Northwestern, TBD|
|Feb. 11 Illinois vs. Penn State, TBD|
|Feb. 18 Illinois at Iowa, TBD|
|Feb. 21 Illinois vs. Northwestern, TBD|
|Feb. 26 Illinois at Nebraska, TBD|
|March. 1 Illinois vs. Michigan State, TBD|
|March. 4 Illinois at Rutgers, TBD|
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