Illinois Football Homecoming Set

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — The University of Illinois Division of Intercollegiate Athletics announced today a finalized football schedule for the 2007 season. Ball State will be the Illinois homecoming opponent on Oct. 27. The schedule also features six home games, four in Big Ten Conference play.

Homecoming is just one of the many planned activities surrounding Illinois football this year. The 85th annual Dad's Day game is slated for Oct. 6 when the Illini host the Wisconsin Badgers, and former Illinois letter winners are honored at the Varsity I weekend against Michigan on Oct. 20. Campus administration will bring back special honorees for Foundation Day on Sept. 29 vs. Penn State and Senior Day will take place on Nov. 17 vs. Northwestern.

2007 Illinois Football Schedule

Sept. 1 – vs. Missouri (St. Louis, Mo.)

Sept. 8 – Western Illinois

Sept. 15 – at Syracuse

Sept. 22 – at Indiana

Sept. 29 – Penn State (Foundation Day)

Oct. 6 – Wisconsin (Dad's Day)

Oct. 13 – at Iowa

Oct. 20 – Michigan (Varsity I Day)

Oct. 27 – Ball State (Homecoming)

Nov. 3 – at Minnesota

Nov. 10 – at Ohio State

Nov. 17 – Northwestern (Senior Day)

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