Future Football Schedules

Illinois continues the Week 0 openers. In 2022 the Wyoming home game moved from Week 3 to Week 0, so Illinois can start the season at home and have a tuneup prior to the Week 1 game at Wisconsin.

Illini Football’s 2022 Opener Moved to Week 0 vs. Wyoming
I love this. This strikes me as being all upside.
Champaign Area
Weird question, has Illinois agreed to a yearly game with Mizzou for ~10 years starting in 2026? I remember seeing something about a 4 year contract but not ~10 year.