Illini Football Preview vs. Kent State

Illinois’ Wes Lunt (12) looks for an open pass during the game against Iowa at Memorial Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 15, 2014. Illinois lost 30-14.

By Joey Gelman

Illinois begins the 2015 campaign with a matchup against Kent State under the lights at Memorial Stadium at 8pm. Coming off of a Zaxby’s Heart of Dallas Bowl loss to Lousiana Tech last season, the Illini look to start the season off on the right note, after the firing of Head Coach Tim Beckman last week.