The 16th-ranked Illinois Fighting Illini and Notre Dame Fighting Irish were both winners over the weekend. Nathan Scheelhaase passed for three touchdowns and ran for another, leading Illinois to a 41-20 victory over Indiana on Saturday.
Scheelhaase threw a 77-yard touchdown pass to A.J. Jenkins and Tavon Wilson returned a fumble 66 yards for a score in a three-minute span in the first quarter, pushing the Fighting Illini out of an early 10-0 hole. Illinois is a perfect 6-and-0 overall and 2-and-0 in Big Ten play. They are off to their best start since 1951.