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>>Illinois Travels To Iowa
 
The Fighting Illini (2-2, 0-1) travel to Iowa this Saturday to face the Hawkeyes (3-2, 0-2) at Kinnick Stadium (11 am CT on BTN). 
 
Off a 28-6 Friday night loss to Nebraska off the bye week, Illinois is making a change at quarterback as Jeff George Jr. will get the nod Saturday morning.
 
Iowa shut out Illinois, 28-0, at Memorial Stadium last season in the Illini's home finale. 
 
>>Illinois State At Northern Arizona
 
The Illinois State Redbirds look to keep rolling when they travel to Flagstaff, Arizona to take on Northern Arizona Saturday night in a non-conference showdown.
 
The Redbirds held off Indiana State last Saturday in Normal, 24-13.
 
At 4-0 overall, Illinois State continues a stretch of four of five games on the road this week, finishing out the stretch next week at Carbondale, at Southern Illinois.
 
Game time Saturday night is 6 pm.
 
>>Eastern Illinois Hosting Tennessee Tech
 
It's Hall of Fame Weekend in Charleston as the football squads hosts Tennessee Tech Saturday night.
 
The Panthers, off a 19-16 double overtime win at Tennessee State last week, will host the 24th ranked team in the country.
 
At 3-2 overall, the Panthers will look to keep pace in the Ohio Valley Conference.
 
Game time Saturday is 6 pm. Hear all the action on The Big 1520 AM/92.3 FM WHOW starting 5:30 pm.

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