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EXCLUSIVE STORY: Beating Wisconsin In Football Very Fun

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NCAA Football: Illinois at Wisconsin Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Madison, WI — It is very fun when your team defeats the Wisconsin Badgers in college football, several sources told Off Tackle Empire Saturday.

The Illinois Fighting Illini won Saturday’s game 34-10, creating fun for visiting fans.

“WOOOOOOO!” said 43-year old James “Jimmy Rantoul” Staley, an insurance broker from Rantoul, IL who travelled to Camp Randall Stadium in Madison to attend the contest. “Ryan Walters is a GENIUS!”


Illinois’ Chase Brown totaled 129 rushing yards on 25 carries. Quarterback Tommy DeVito added 167 passing yards and e rushing touchdowns. The Fighting Illini took the lead for the final time on DeVito’s 1-yard touchdown run in the second quarter and they improved their record to 4-1 with the victory.

For Wisconsin, 3 turnovers contributed to the loss that dropped their season record to 2-3.

Several Wisconsin fans declined to be interviewed for this story.