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Youngstown State Penguins

Saturday's matchup: Youngstown State at Illinois

Saturday's matchup: Youngstown State at Illinois

TV/radio: 11 a.m. Saturday; BTN, WIND-AM 560. Line: Off. Records: Illinois 4-8 last season, Youngstown State 8-4. Last meeting: First. On the offensive: Wes Lunt will debut at quarterback and he will be working with a cast of new receivers. Running back Josh Ferguson should be a steadying force, coming off a season in which he averaged 112.6 all-purpose yards per game. Youngstown State's defense is experienced and will bring pressure. Getting defensive: After allowing a Big Ten-worst 238.6 rushing yards per game last season, the Illini will be tested off the bat by Penguins running back Martin Ruiz, who ran for more than 1,000 yards last season. The Illini expect a better...