The Illinois Fighting Illini continue Big Ten play this weekend as they square off against the Penn State Nittany Lions in University Park on Saturday. The Illini have dropped back-to-back games after winning their first six games to start the season. They are coming off a 21-14 setback to Ohio State last weekend. Illinois beat Penn State, 33-13, last year.
In other local action, the Notre Dame Fighting Irish host Navy on Saturday afternoon. The Irish had a four-game winning streak snapped with a 31-17 loss to USC last weekend to fall to 4-and-3 on the season. ND suffered a historic 35-17 defeat to Navy last season. Meanwhile, the Northwestern Wildcats play at Indiana on Saturday. The 'Cats are 2-and-5 on the year.