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CHAMPAIGN — Ryan Walters didn't care for how he felt a year ago as he walked off the field after a blowout loss to Wisconsin. Illinois had just gotten blown out by the Badgers to the tune of 24 points, 491 total yards and 391 rushing yards. It was one of just two lopsided losses of the year for Illinois and an outlier of a game in terms of the defense, which dramatically improved a year ago.
CHAMPAIGN — Bret Bielema isn't exactly interested in the conversation, but he's about to return to Wisconsin for the first time since stepping down as the head football coach in 2012. Of course, Bielema, now the coach at Illinois, would prefer the attention be on the Illini (3-1) ahead...