Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what's clicking on Foxnews.com. The Illinois Fighting Illini football team is off to its best start since the 2015, moving to 3-1 on the season after beating Chattanooga 31-0 Thursday night.
Illinois quarterback Tommy DeVito completed 23 of 31 passes for 329 yards and three touchdowns as Illinois handed Chattanooga its first loss of the season.
Illinois QB Tommy DeVito, #3, being interviewed by Big Ten Network sideline reporter Elise Menaker following a college football game between the Chattanooga Mocs and Illinois Fighting Illini on Sept.
22, 2022 at Memorial Stadium in Champaign, Illinois. (Photo by James Black/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images) In the second year under head coach Bret Bielema, the Fighting Illini have allowed just nine points in its three wins, with the only loss coming from Indiana in Week 1. UTAH STUDENT ARRESTED AFTER ALLEGEDLY THREATENING TO CAUSE ‘MASS DESTRUCTION’ IF FOOTBALL TEAM LOST The Fighting Illini allowed just 142 total yards, 49 of those yards through the air, and have not allowed a touchdown in its three wins. "The sky's the limit for this defense, man," Illinois defensive back Jartavius Martin said. "Coach (Ryan) Walters came in and made a great standard for our defense," he added. "Just believing in us as a unit, we believe in him and know he's going to put us in the right (play) call." NCAA HANDS LSU FOOTBALL 1-YEAR PROBATION FOR FORMER COACH’S RECRUITING VIOLATIONS Illinois running back Chase Brown rushed for 108 yards on 20 carries, becoming the first Illinois running back to rush for 100-yards in five straight games, according to the Associated Press.Read more on foxnews.com