Disagree. This would be a huge blow to their football program. Losing the person responsible for the one bright spot (defense) of your team while simultaneously losing your best recruiter is about the worst thing that could happen. It's also another clear signal to that fanbase that MSU is simply a stopgap for good coaches.
"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."