Early look at the Illinois Fighting Illini 

July, 29, 2013
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Every day this week, NittanyNation will continue taking a closer look at a different game this season and how the matchup stacks up for PSU. Up today: Illinois.

For as long as Tim Beckman remains the Illinois coach, Bill O'Brien and the Penn State fan base aren't going to forget about last summer -- or how Beckman and Co. arrived on campus in an attempt to "poach" players.

Of course, Beckman might not be the Illinois coach much longer.

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