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