The Big Ten Conference announced times and television information for the weekend of Oct. 4 on Monday. The Fighting Illini home game against Purdue at Memorial Stadium is set for 11 a.m. CT and will be televised by ESPN2.
Illinois will celebrate its 125th football season with several events surrounding the weekend of Oct. 4. Numerous festivities to welcome former players, coaches and staff back to campus, including a reunion, will take place. Illinois' first football season was in 1890.
Illinois has four remaining game times to be announced for the 2014 season. Those game times are expected to be announced 12 days before the game date but could be announced as late as six days before the day of the game. Full Big Ten broadcast information for Oct. 4 is below.