Illinois is 2-0 despite sluggish starts to games.
Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Barton returned an interception for a late score to secure a comeback win over Western Kentucky Saturday, 42-34.
Illinois’ football attendance has been dwindling for five straight seasons.
No Illini coach has started with three straight losing seasons since 1977-’79.
Get ready for early starts with a pair of 11 a.m. kickoffs to open the season.