there have been rumors about this. at the mattison press conference, mattison said in response to a question about furman "ask Coach Hoke." questions of eligibility, etc. typically are referred to the head coach.
"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."