Game week a "long time coming" for Lovie Smith, Illini football team


CHAMPAIGN -- After an off-season of change the Illini are set to finally kick off the season this Saturday against Murray State.

Lovie Smith met with the media Monday for his weekly game week news conference. Smith joked "Wes Lunt is our quarterback" when discussing the depth chart. 

Smith says he'll have some butterflies when he walks onto the field at Memorial Stadium Saturday. To hear why, click the video above! 

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