Here is the latest blog post from John Bacon, discussing the new seat licenses, the "business" of sports, and fan loyalty. I have to say I agree with him completely. I also remember the very same "old days" he describes at the Stadium.
"The University of Illinois is also in turmoil. The university sports an Interim Chancellor, an Interim Athletic Director, and an Interim Football Coach; the game will be played at Soldier Field, making this an Illini Interim Home Game."