The difference so far this year has been the offense, but if the program wants to truly improve, the…
5 Questions: Illinois
1.) A 3-1 start I'm sure has people excited about the direction of Illinois football, how much pressure is there to get that first Big Ten win under Coach Beckman after going 0-8 last year? Page: Obviously the 14-game losing streak in the Big Ten is a major talking point for fans, but I'm not sure there is pressure to get that first conference win this weekend. I think the fans are encouraged by the start, especially the upset win over Cincinnati. But the fan base is still being realistic – getting a win in Lincoln against Nebraska is asking a lot at this point in time. I don't think people are seeking moral victories in losses, but there's something to be said for being competitive on the road in the conference. If Illinois can hang in there and show it has a puncher's chance in these types of games, I think most fans will be satisfied. Hey, Purdue and Indiana are coming up. Those are games that Illinois should win, especially if it shows it can hang with Nebraska. 2.) Nathan...
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