The Daily Illini

Illinois football struggling to find success in Big Ten

Illinois’ Taylor Barton (3) tackles Ohio State’s Ezekiel Elliott (15) during the game at Ohio Stadium in Columbus, Ohio, on Saturday. The Illini lost 55-14, which was the team’s fourth road-game loss.

By Sean Neumann

November 4, 2014

Conference play makes up two-thirds of Illinois’ schedule each year.  For the last few seasons, the Illini have struggled during that portion of the schedule. Illinois’ 55-14 loss to Ohio State was a familiar outcome for the Illini, who have lost 25 of their last 27 Big Ten games. Defensive coordinator...