Illinois to open 2016 Football Season at Western Michigan

By Kevin Kelley -

WMUIllinoisThe Illinois Fighting Illini will open the 2016 season at the Western Michigan Broncos, has reported.

Illinois will travel to face Western Michigan at Waldo Stadium in Kalamazoo on September 3, 2016. This is the return game of a home-and-home series that begins on September 1, 2012 at Illinois.

The Fighting Illini lead the overall series against the Broncos 2-1. In their last meeting in 2008, WMU beat Illinois 23-17 in Detroit.

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  1. Derek Johnson
    February 13, 2013 at 12:35 pm

    Dont do it; WMU isn’t good enough to do a home and home with a Big 10 team.