The Illinois Fighting Illini have announced their 2011 football schedule, which features games against Arizona State, Michigan, Northwestern, Ohio State, Penn State and Wisconsin.
The Fighting Illini will open the 2011 season with five straight home games: Arkansas State (09/03), South Dakota State (09/10), Arizona State (09/17), Western Michigan (09/24) and Northwestern (10/01).
Illinois then begins the Big Ten portion of their schedule at Indiana (10/08), followed by Ohio State (10/15), at Purdue (10/22), at Penn State (10/29) and then an off week. The Fighting Illini close the season with Michigan (11/12) and Wisconsin (11/19) at home and then at Minnesota (11/26).
The inaugural Big Ten Championship Game will be held on Saturday, December 3, 2011 at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Listed below are links to the 2011 Illinois football schedule (with tickets) and future schedules: