Illinois 'Cautious' As ASU Red Wolves Visit To Open 2011 Football Season

by The Associated Press  on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 10:45 am  

ASU and quarterback Ryan Aplin travel to face Illinois on Saturday. (Photo by Arkansas State University)

This story is from the archives of ArkansasSports360.com.

Those eight dates at Memorial Stadium include three of the Illini's four toughest Big Ten opponents: Michigan, Wisconsin and Ohio State.

That, and the fact that the Illini finished strong last year with four wins in seven games, a stretch in which the offense averaged 42.2 points a game, has given Zook a little confidence alongside with the caution.

"We're going to put on an exciting show," he said. "I think we've got a chance to be a pretty good football team. The last time we put on our uniforms, we were pretty good."

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