No, Illinois does not look good against Ohio State, what with the Buckeyes hungry to impress the BCS pollsters and leading 21-0 in Champign at the end of the first quarter.
But at least the Illini's helmets look good. Their special logo for the game honors the military, spelling out "I" inside a silhouette of the state of Illinois using 10 stars -- one for each Illini football player who has died in combat. Josh Ferguson models it in action:
And via the official Illinois Twitter feed, here's a preview shot:
So at least the Illini have that going for them.