The Illini have allowed the fourth-most sacks in the Big Ten, including six of them last Saturday against Ohio State.
"We gave up too many sacks, no question about that," said Beckman. "But to play against the likes that they've played against this year in the way Ohio State's playing defense, the way Michigan State's playing defense, and now Wisconson - I think they really stepped up their game. You can see a remarkable difference."
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