Debating the Illinois Schedule
The official schedule
was released on Friday and the Illinois sports press is weighing in with their opinion. On his blog
, Mark Tupper wrote that he feels sorry for season ticket holders
who deserve a couple home games to get really excited about.
John Supinie put it a little more diplomatically, saying that Illinois' nonconference schedule will give a program in transition a chance at a running start
. The Chicago Tribune
leads with the North Carolina game, that we knew about seven weeks
The Fighting Illini did lose a lot from last year and had to schedule with the possibility that Dee Brown would be gone as well. But, what do you think? Is the schedule too easy? Too hard? Post your comments below and vote in the poll to the right.