The Illini football program was founded in 1890 and completed their first season in 1895. The program has 4 official National Championship and 15 Big Ten National Championships. The Fighting Illini play their home games at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. The Fighting Illini enter the 2011 season under Head Coach Ron Zook looking for further success in the Big Ten's new Leader division. Get your Illinois Fighting Illini Tickets today!