Illinois, Nebraska set for primetime

Illinois, Nebraska set for primetime

Illinois has had multiple Big Ten road games end under the lights throughout the years.

They'll have at least two during the 2014 season that will start at night.

The Big Ten opener at Nebraska is slated for an 8 p.m. kickoff on Sept. 27, it was announced on Tuesday. The game will be televised on Big Ten Network.

It is the second known time for an Illinois football game this upcoming season. It was learned last week the Illini will play at Ohio State at 7 p.m. on Nov. 1.

That game will be televised by either ABC, ESPN or ESPN2.

Here's the full schedule for Tim Beckman's program as we know it today:

Date    Opponent    Time, TV
Aug. 30    vs. Youngstown State    TBD
Sept. 6    vs. Western Kentucky    TBD
Sept. 13    at Washington    TBD
Sept. 20    vs. Texas State    TBD
Sept. 27    at Nebraska    8 p.m., BTN
Oct. 4    vs. Purdue    TBD
Oct. 11    at Wisconsin    TBD
Oct. 25    vs. Minnesota    TBD
Nov. 1    at Ohio State    7 p.m., ABC, ESPN or ESPN2
Nov. 15    vs. Iowa    TBD
Nov. 22    vs. Penn State    TBD
Nov. 29    at Northwestern    TBD