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Football: No. 16 Badgers set to kickoff Big Ten football season against Illinois Oct. 23 at 7 p.m.

The University of Wisconsin football team’s Twitter account tweeted Monday morning that their season will begin Friday, Oct. 23 at 7 p.m., when Wisconsin will welcome the Fighting Illini of Illinois to Madison. Just over a year after falling victim to one of the largest upsets in school history, the Badgers will have revenge on their minds on opening night.

The Wisconsin–Illinois matchup also marks the first game of the Big Ten season. This season is unique in so many ways, and it will be fascinating to see what a game at Camp Randall stadium with no fans is really like.