2024 Illinois Football Schedule; Oregon on the Slate this Season

2024 Illinois Football Schedule

The 2024 Illinois football schedule kicks off against Eastern Illinois at home on August 31st, 2024. They start Big Ten conference play at Nebraska on September 21st. The Fighting Illini wrap up regular season play on November 30th against Northwestern on the Road.  

Illinois Football Schedule Updates

There are two significant changes in the Big Ten this year. The first change is that divisions are gone. Bye-bye. The top-two teams get to go to the conference championship game at the end of the regular season. The second big change is there are 18 teams in the Big Ten now. New additions for the 2024-25 football season are: Oregon, Washington, USC, and UCLA join the conference this year. You can check out the Illinois schedule below. We’ll update the game times and TV schedules when announced/released. They typically get put out closer to game day due to TV network plans. 

2024 Illinois Football Schedule

The 2024 Illinois football schedule starts out with three home games. Illinois gets to take on newcomer Oregon this year as part of Big Ten conference play. The last two games of the season are on the road before the Big Ten Championship game on December 7th, 2024.  

vs. Eastern IllinoisSat, Aug 31TBDTBD
vs. KansasSat, Sep 7TBDTBD
vs. Central MichiganSat, Sep 14TBDTBD
@ NebraskaSat, Sep 21TBDTBD
@ Penn StateSat, Sep 28TBDTBD
vs. PurdueSat, Oct 12TBDTBD
vs. MichiganSat, Oct 19TBDTBD
@ OregonSat, Oct 26TBDTBD
vs. MinnesotaSat, Nov 2TBDTBD
vs. Michigan StateSat, Nov 16TBDTBD
@ RutgersSat, Nov 23TBDTBD
@ NorthwesternSat, Nov 30TBDTBD
2024 Big Ten ChampionshipSat, Dec 7TBDTBD
2024 Illinois Football Schedule

Printable 2024 Illinois Football Schedule

Printable 2024 Illinois Football Schedule

Finding a printable 2024 Illinois football schedule is a great way to follow the regular season schedule. We have put the schedule up here in PDF format for you. We’ll have to wait and see if Illinois can make a run at the expanded college football playoffs or not. Barring that, then finding themselves in a good bowl game will be the next highest priority of the program this year. 

2023 Illinois Football Highlights

Here are highlights of the 2023 Illinois football season for you to enjoy. 

Will Lewis

Have been covering sports of all types for more than 18 years. March Madness is my favorite time of year before we hit the NBA and NHL playoffs. Will is a lifelong Kentucky Wildcats fan and rooted for the Bengals way back when Joe Montana dashed our hopes and dreams. Now a Padres fan as well. He covers all sports here at Sports Brackets.

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