Big Ten Commish to Visit Illini

Jim Delany's tour of the Big Ten stops in Champaign Saturday to visit Illini.

CHAMPAIGN - Big Ten commissioner Jim Delany will visit the Illinois football team Saturday. Delany is currently on a tour with stops at every conference school under his direction.

"We're excited about that," coach Tim Beckman said. "Give him an opportunity to talk to the football team in the team meeting room."

The Illini will hold two practices Saturday, in full pads in the morning and a lighter workout with an emphasis on special teams under the lights in the evening.

All events are off limits to media. There will be no interviews Saturday.

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