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College football preview: Indiana at Illinois

When: Noon today

Where: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Ill. (60,670/FieldTurf)

Radio: 1250AM, 102.7 FM

TV: Big Ten Network

Records: Indiana 2-5, 0-3 Big Ten; Illinois 2-5, 0-3

Line: Illinois by 2

Series: Illinois leads 45-22-2

On the web: For a video preview, go to the “Eyeing IU” blog at


Offensive statistics

Points per game: 34.7 (35th in FBS)

Yards per game: 465 (25th)

Passing yards per game: 303.1 (18th)

Rushing yards per game: 161.9 (63rd)

Defensive statistics

Points per game: 31.7 (90th)

Yards per game: 448 (97th)

Passing yards per game: 221.7 (56th)

Rushing yards per game: 226.3 (109th)


Top 3 offensive players: QB Cameron Coffman, 1,320 passing yards, 7 TDs, 3 INT; RB Stephen Houston, 450 rushing yards, 7 TDs; WR Shane Wynn, 370 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Top 3 defensive players: DT Adam Replogle, 44 tackles, 3 sacks; DB Greg Heban, 48 tackles, 2 INTs; LB David Cooper, 47 tackles

Keys to victory: Illinois is No. 9 in the Big Ten in passing defense. There might be some opportunities for the Hoosiers, who have the No. 1 passing offense in the conference.

Injuries: QB Tre Roberson (leg), P Mitchell Voss (ankle) out; LB Chase Hoobler (neck/back), LB Jacarri Alexander (stinger) questionable


Offensive statistics

Points per game: 18.1 (111th in FBS)

Yards per game: 309.6 (112th)

Passing yards per game: 186.1 (104th)

Rushing yards per game: 123.4 (95th)

Defensive statistics

Points per game: 30.7 (85th)

Yards per game: 376.4 (53rd)

Passing yards per game: 219.3 (49th)

Rushing yards per game: 157.1 (63rd)


Top 3 offensive players: QB Nathan Scheelhaase, 663 passing yards, 3 TDs, 5 INTs; RB Donovonn Young, 276 rushing yards, 2 TDs; WR Ryan Lankford, 366 receiving yards, 5 TDs

Top 3 defensive players: LB Jonathan Brown, 44 tackles, 1 1/2 sacks; DE Michael Buchanan, 28 tackles 2 1/2 sacks; DB/LB Ashante Williams, 48 tackles, 1 INT

Keys to victory: Scheelhaase has battled injuries throughout the season. He’ll need to be on his game to lead the Illini.

Injuries: DE Tim Kynard (ankle) questionable

– LaMond Pope, The Journal Gazette