The Illinois Fighting Illini football team is headed to a bowl game later this month. The 6-6 Illini will play on Monday December 30th in the Redbox Bowl in Santa Clara California against the 7-5 California Bears. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. Central Time 1 p.m. Pacific at Levis Stadium. The game will be televised by FOX. The 2019 Redbox Bowl is the football Illini’s 19 postseason bowl appearance. Illinois will represent the Big Ten Conference while California will represent the Pac-12 Conference.