Illinois Fighting Illini (1-6-0)

Big 10 ( West Division )
TeamWLTPctPFPAHomeRoadConfDivStr
Purdue Boilermakers610.8572741802-1-04-0-04-0-04-0-0W4
Iowa Hawkeyes610.8573232161-1-05-0-03-1-02-1-0L1
Nebraska Cornhuskers520.7142601692-1-03-1-03-1-02-1-0W2
Minnesota Golden Gophers320.6001601741-2-02-0-02-1-01-1-0W2
Wisconsin Badgers330.5002482062-2-01-1-02-2-01-1-0W1
Northwestern Wildcats160.1431863201-2-00-4-00-4-00-3-0L6
Illinois Fighting Illini160.1431453421-1-00-5-00-4-00-3-0L4

Team News
Week 1, 2028: The players have elected their team captains for the season. The following players will serve as captains: Anthony Sanderson - T Robert Crouse - FS Jeffrey Velasco - TE
Week 7, 2028: Fine, S. - QB won Big 10 Offensive Player of the Week.

Injuries
PlayerPosInjuryDuration
Hedges, T.DEColdProbable
Mcneal, M.GBroken FingerProbable
Castillo, D.CBBroken WristOut (6-8 weeks)
Hughes, M.CBroken WristOut (6-8 weeks)

Team Transactions

Team Stats
Pts (Cnf/Lea)Yds (Cnf/Lea)Rush (Cnf/Lea)Pass (Cnf/Lea)
Offense20.7 (14/112)329.6 (14/122)25.6 (14/125)304.0 (7/59)
Defense48.9 (14/125)520.4 (12/118)189.9 (13/119)330.6 (10/90)

Individual Leaders
PassingAttCmpYdsTD
Fine, S.320161207213
RushingCarYdsAvgTD
Johnson, R.612514.12
ReceivingRecYdsAvgTD
Hill, J.2360026.11

Schedule
WeekOpponentResult
1@Kentucky Wildcats (2-5-0)L 58-10
2@Baylor Bears (5-1-0)L 55-17
3Oregon Ducks (4-3-0)W 33-14
4@Nebraska Cornhuskers (5-2-0)L 59-7
5@Maryland Terrapins (5-1-0)L 52-27
6@Purdue Boilermakers (6-1-0)L 66-20
7Minnesota Golden Gophers (3-2-0)L 38-31
8@Iowa Hawkeyes (6-1-0) 
9Ohio State Buckeyes (5-2-0) 
10Wisconsin Badgers (3-3-0) 
11BYE 
12Northern Illinois Huskies (2-4-0) 
13BYE 
14BYE 
15Northwestern Wildcats (1-6-0) 
16BYE 

Active Roster
PlayerPosYearOvrStrAgiArmIntAccTckSpeHndPBlRBlKDiKAcEnd
Fine, S.QBSr81336193698020478111170
Halverson, S.QBFr802646758477197822111172
Jordan, T.QBJr795049836485136132131177
Ahrens, E.RBFr (RS)83687422602732895319241179
Crocker, W.RBJr81689221682723714724321177
Gladney, A.RBFr (RS)8166712351834826714301189
Johnson, R.RBJr84817816451329767128281186
O'Rourke, R.RBJr7662663242322486603051155
Ray, K.RBSr (RS)74704724592039845616361183
Yu, J.RBJr (RS)8144897373031945011241176
Bentley, J.FBFr748072160139745545411178
Manning, D.FBSr (RS)725551159119872832721177
Carnahan, A.GFr (RS)757142147129391484791149
Davis, T.GSr838253173126371264911167
Evans, D.GSr (RS)776338152148371383841178
Evans, R.GFr (RS)809152173141501785681168
Frantz, C.GJr788842167132442085701147
Gallagher, B.GSr78624215713444480871160
Mcneal, M.GFr (RS)797243174245562781741173
Wahl, M.GSr77835417315268166681170
Arevalo, J.TSo787051154333372579861172
Holman, S.TFr (RS)817154175140501284661169
Matheson, C.TJr818838167126612276721159
Montague, M.TFr767030151153492182721170
Perez, R.TFr (RS)82884314912166988601169
Sanderson, A.TJr (RS)868761173132431778891171
Burkholder, R.CSo (RS)79864717215364364721159
Hughes, M.CJr878649173133531180813177
Mullen, P.CSo (RS)796142160141521481831149
Parsons, B.CSr (RS)735542167123612951791382
Robinson, T.CJr (RS)808946153127591980701171
Sanders, L.CFr (RS)818246171131511876751158
Beamon, S.TESr (RS)69573413018338660511161
Broyles, E.TEFr (RS)826470163151577239491170
Everhart, B.TEFr (RS)826477145140656841361166
Good, T.TEFr (RS)814550168148768246351166
Mcfarland, J.TEFr (RS)836975166134407954251156
Roberts, B.TEJr857279163120735932461167
Velasco, J.TESr816461165151726234471186
Beaulieu, N.WRFr793993368116718324311157
Culpepper, C.WRFr (RS)824180163132769311361171
Dunn, F.WRSo (RS)825376154132877115411181
Fagan, J.WRFr816391173141736829271191
Goldsmith, J.WRFr (RS)8343891491168093191158
Graham, A.WRSo (RS)835170145116907423361188
Hill, J.WRJr835785159143896027141178
Lucas, D.WRJr834887150117857614121174
Pappas, T.WRFr82589113913087601291181
Shaw, B.WRSr (RS)7722681661580831431191
Castillo, D.CBJr8437781541298770211170
Johnston, E.CBSo (RS)8552851571607354311178
Smith, D.CBSr (RS)7540771651367251111156
Staten, K.CBSo (RS)8021911471367163113168
Barba, E.LBSo (RS)8262631661846535111173
Bledsoe, E.LBFr7966631501747041111173
Flaherty, T.LBFr (RS)8167701501727735111161
Griggs, D.LBSr8466601511936036111183
Her, L.LBJr (RS)7863741581696737111276
Knox, M.LBSr (RS)6261611461494853111168
Prescott, L.LBJr7963811621627853111151
Wasson, A.LBJr8140821711876842111167
Bingham, W.DTFr (RS)8473591391754331111171
Fontenot, R.DTJr (RS)8677591501685645111181
Hunter, C.DTSr (RS)7275211543455036211173
Lewis, D.DTSo (RS)8189481481504032111173
Park, P.DTSr7989511551444349111174
Ashe, J.DESo (RS)7772631532575430111184
Barr, S.DEFr7766521553556136121277
Hedges, T.DESo (RS)8271631441447630111178
Holloway, M.DESr (RS)7645411481737039111145
Johnston, M.DESr (RS)737228135154616111186
Kaiser, E.DEFr (RS)7761441421467712111170
Armstead, R.FSSr (RS)7766441561726976111187
Crouse, R.FSJr (RS)8056601501638752111182
Goldsmith, D.FSFr (RS)7645771531746545111186
Knudson, J.FSSr (RS)7145791331636043211180
Rodriguez, J.FSFr (RS)6751771501435250111177
Bush, S.SSJr8460822481747157111182
Goodman, P.SSSr (RS)7071741251485631111173
Johnson, R.SSFr (RS)8568883473587545111166
Mckinley, R.SSSr (RS)7833611603888742111163
Simone, G.KSr8635582965112612411898294
Wicker, D.KJr7534283368115331311935995
Miles, T.PJr7615462543120453211936895
Stinnett, T.PFr7821492563113452911856894
Game Records
NameSeasonWeekTeamPlayerVersusRecord
Passing Attempts20257IllinoisStrickland, R.Purdue67
Passing Completions20239IllinoisCollins, P.Massachusetts39
Pass Completion Pct20260IllinoisJordan, T.Akron83.3
Passing Interceptions202713IllinoisFine, S.Miami (FL)6
Passing Yards202315IllinoisCollins, P.Northwestern560
Passing TDs20275IllinoisFine, S.Maryland8
Passing Rating20267IllinoisJordan, T.Nebraska289.2
Longest Pass20273IllinoisFine, S.Hawaii83
Rush Attempts202414IllinoisDay, H.Appalachian State25
Rushing Yards20246IllinoisDay, H.Indiana154
Rushing TDs20232IllinoisFields, A.San Diego State2
Longest Run202415IllinoisDay, H.Northwestern82
Catches20244IllinoisGallagher, J.Iowa12
Receiving Yards20232IllinoisChurch, B.San Diego State212
Receiving TDs202415IllinoisWarner, H.Northwestern3
Longest Catch20273IllinoisDunn, F.Hawaii83
Fumbles20232IllinoisMejia, S.San Diego State1
Fumbles Lost20232IllinoisMejia, S.San Diego State1
Interceptions202612IllinoisCrouse, R.Iowa2
Interception Return Yards20231IllinoisBryant, H.Boston College68
Tackles20254IllinoisGriggs, D.Nebraska16
Sacks202415IllinoisBrown, C.Northwestern2
Forced Fumbles20267IllinoisGriggs, D.Nebraska2
Fumbles Recovered20238IllinoisCatron, F.Iowa1
Fumble Return Yards202614IllinoisGoodman, P.Charlotte20
Defensive TDs20232IllinoisWade, D.San Diego State1
Punt Return Yards20267IllinoisCastillo, D.Nebraska77
Punt Return TDs202414IllinoisEvans, J.Appalachian State1
Longest Punt Return20267IllinoisCastillo, D.Nebraska77
Kickoff Return Yards20286IllinoisJohnson, R.Purdue249
Kickoff Return TDs202515IllinoisWarner, H.Northwestern1
Longest Kickoff Return202610IllinoisHill, J.Penn State94
FG Attempted202515IllinoisSimone, G.Northwestern7
FG Made20277IllinoisSimone, G.Minnesota5
Longest FG20236IllinoisBlake, G.Minnesota55
XP Attempted20272IllinoisSimone, G.Texas-El Paso9
XP Made20272IllinoisSimone, G.Texas-El Paso9
FG Pct20231IllinoisBlake, G.Boston College100
XP Pct20231IllinoisBlake, G.Boston College100
Punt Average20271IllinoisMiles, T.Old Dominion55.8
Punt Yards202415IllinoisBaez, J.Northwestern494
Longest Punt20236IllinoisBaez, J.Minnesota75
Tackles For Loss20233IllinoisCarr, J.LSU4
Pancakes20263IllinoisSanderson, A.Miami (FL)10
Sacks Allowed202310IllinoisFields, A.Ohio State3

Season Records
NameSeasonTeamPlayerRecord
Passing Attempts2025IllinoisStrickland, R.598
Passing Completions2023IllinoisCollins, P.356
Pass Completion Pct2024IllinoisStrickland, R.62.6
Passing Interceptions2027IllinoisFine, S.23
Passing Yards2023IllinoisCollins, P.4427
Passing TDs2027IllinoisFine, S.37
Passing Rating2023IllinoisCollins, P.138.2
Longest Pass2027IllinoisFine, S.83
Rush Attempts2027IllinoisJohnson, R.173
Rushing Yards2024IllinoisDay, H.866
Rushing TDs2023IllinoisFields, A.8
Longest Run2024IllinoisDay, H.82
Catches2023IllinoisChurch, B.78
Receiving Yards2023IllinoisChurch, B.1465
Receiving TDs2027IllinoisDunn, F.11
Longest Catch2027IllinoisDunn, F.83
Fumbles2027IllinoisJohnson, R.3
Fumbles Lost2023IllinoisMejia, S.2
Interceptions2026IllinoisCrouse, R.6
Interception Return Yards2026IllinoisWasson, A.92
Tackles2025IllinoisGriggs, D.92
Sacks2027IllinoisLewis, D.8
Forced Fumbles2026IllinoisGriggs, D.3
Fumbles Recovered2023IllinoisFields, A.1
Fumble Return Yards2026IllinoisGoodman, P.20
Defensive TDs2023IllinoisWade, D.1
Punt Return Yards2024IllinoisEvans, J.136
Punt Return TDs2024IllinoisEvans, J.1
Longest Punt Return2026IllinoisCastillo, D.77
Kickoff Return Yards2023IllinoisFields, A.1402
Kickoff Return TDs2025IllinoisWarner, H.1
Longest Kickoff Return2026IllinoisHill, J.94
FG Attempted2025IllinoisSimone, G.32
FG Made2027IllinoisSimone, G.26
Longest FG2023IllinoisBlake, G.55
XP Attempted2026IllinoisSimone, G.48
XP Made2027IllinoisSimone, G.47
FG Pct2027IllinoisSimone, G.86.7
XP Pct0N/AN/A0
Punt Average2023IllinoisBaez, J.47.9
Punt Yards2024IllinoisBaez, J.4257
Longest Punt2023IllinoisBaez, J.75
Tackles For Loss2023IllinoisCarr, J.14
Pancakes2023IllinoisSchneider, I.73
Sacks Allowed2023IllinoisFields, A.6

Bowl Records
NameSeasonTeamPlayerRecord
Passing Attempts2026IllinoisFine, S.38
Passing Completions2026IllinoisFine, S.20
Pass Completion Pct2026IllinoisJordan, T.83.3
Passing Interceptions0N/AN/A0
Passing Yards2026IllinoisFine, S.328
Passing TDs2026IllinoisFine, S.3
Passing Rating2026IllinoisJordan, T.244.7
Longest Pass2026IllinoisFine, S.54
Rush Attempts2026IllinoisJohnson, R.15
Rushing Yards2026IllinoisJohnson, R.82
Rushing TDs2026IllinoisReagan, M.1
Longest Run2026IllinoisJohnson, R.14
Catches2026IllinoisHill, J.6
Receiving Yards2026IllinoisHill, J.191
Receiving TDs2026IllinoisHill, J.2
Longest Catch2026IllinoisLucas, D.54
Fumbles0N/AN/A0
Fumbles Lost0N/AN/A0
Interceptions2026IllinoisGriggs, D.1
Interception Return Yards2026IllinoisPrescott, L.8
Tackles2026IllinoisPrescott, L.6
Sacks2026IllinoisFontenot, R.1
Forced Fumbles0N/AN/A0
Fumbles Recovered0N/AN/A0
Fumble Return Yards0N/AN/A0
Defensive TDs0N/AN/A0
Punt Return Yards2026IllinoisRodriguez, S.10
Punt Return TDs0N/AN/A0
Longest Punt Return2026IllinoisRodriguez, S.11
Kickoff Return Yards2026IllinoisJohnson, R.36
Kickoff Return TDs0N/AN/A0
Longest Kickoff Return2026IllinoisHill, J.29
FG Attempted2026IllinoisSimone, G.6
FG Made2026IllinoisSimone, G.3
Longest FG2026IllinoisSimone, G.44
XP Attempted2026IllinoisSimone, G.6
XP Made2026IllinoisSimone, G.6
FG Pct2026IllinoisSimone, G.50
XP Pct2026IllinoisSimone, G.100
Punt Average2026IllinoisDick, C.48.3
Punt Yards2026IllinoisDick, C.145
Longest Punt2026IllinoisDick, C.50
Tackles For Loss2026IllinoisBrown, H.1
Pancakes2026IllinoisHaugen, R.8
Sacks Allowed0N/AN/A0

Career Records
NameSeasonTeamPlayerRecord
Passing Attempts2025IllinoisStrickland, R.598
Passing Completions2023IllinoisCollins, P.356
Pass Completion Pct2024IllinoisStrickland, R.62.6
Passing Interceptions2027IllinoisFine, S.23
Passing Yards2023IllinoisCollins, P.4427
Passing TDs2027IllinoisFine, S.37
Passing Rating2023IllinoisCollins, P.138.2
Longest Pass2027IllinoisFine, S.83
Rush Attempts2027IllinoisJohnson, R.173
Rushing Yards2024IllinoisDay, H.866
Rushing TDs2023IllinoisFields, A.8
Longest Run2024IllinoisDay, H.82
Catches2023IllinoisChurch, B.78
Receiving Yards2023IllinoisChurch, B.1465
Receiving TDs2027IllinoisDunn, F.11
Longest Catch2027IllinoisDunn, F.83
Fumbles2027IllinoisJohnson, R.3
Fumbles Lost2023IllinoisMejia, S.2
Interceptions2026IllinoisCrouse, R.6
Interception Return Yards2026IllinoisWasson, A.92
Tackles2025IllinoisGriggs, D.92
Sacks2027IllinoisLewis, D.8
Forced Fumbles2026IllinoisGriggs, D.3
Fumbles Recovered2023IllinoisFields, A.1
Fumble Return Yards2026IllinoisGoodman, P.20
Defensive TDs2023IllinoisWade, D.1
Punt Return Yards2024IllinoisEvans, J.136
Punt Return TDs2024IllinoisEvans, J.1
Longest Punt Return2026IllinoisCastillo, D.77
Kickoff Return Yards2023IllinoisFields, A.1402
Kickoff Return TDs2025IllinoisWarner, H.1
Longest Kickoff Return2026IllinoisHill, J.94
FG Attempted2025IllinoisSimone, G.32
FG Made2027IllinoisSimone, G.26
Longest FG2023IllinoisBlake, G.55
XP Attempted2026IllinoisSimone, G.48
XP Made2027IllinoisSimone, G.47
FG Pct2027IllinoisSimone, G.86.7
XP Pct0N/AN/A0
Punt Average2023IllinoisBaez, J.47.9
Punt Yards2024IllinoisBaez, J.4257
Longest Punt2023IllinoisBaez, J.75
Tackles For Loss2023IllinoisCarr, J.14
Pancakes2023IllinoisSchneider, I.73
Sacks Allowed2023IllinoisFields, A.6

PositionCurrentMinimumFRSOJRSR
QB331011
RB732041
FB211001
TE724012
WR1055221
G833014
T633120
C621221
P211010
K210011
DT541112
DE632202
LB862132
CB430211
SS421012
FS522012

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