Connect with us


Where Illinois Football Ranks In EA Sports College Football 2025

Where does Illinois Football rank in the soon-to-be released 2025 edition of EA Sports NCAA College Football?



Where Illinois Football Ranks In EA Sports NCAA 25
Sep 2, 2022; Bloomington, Indiana, USA; Illinois Fighting Illini wide receiver Pat Bryant (13) runs with he ball while Indiana Hoosiers defensive back Jonathan Haynes (17) defends in the first quarter at Memorial Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Trevor Ruszkowski-USA TODAY Sports

Where Illinois Football Ranks In EA Sports College Football 2025

Football fans and gamers alike are highly anticipating the 2025 edition of EA Sports NCAA College Football. Originally, the game was released in 1997 with the reveal of NCAA College Football 98′, running a highly successful series. However, in 2013, The game was placed on halt due to a name, image, and likeness lawsuit put in place by former NCAA athletes. Of course, EA Sports discontinued the game, and NCAA 14 seemed to be the end of the road for our college football video game hopes. However, after 9 long years of anticipation, the game is officially back, and Illinois Football will be available for play! The game’s anxiously awaited release date is set for July 19th, 2024.

Official Game Trailer – Featuring Illinois (Via PlayStation on YouTube)


How Good Will Illinois Be?

Overall, the Illini commence 2025 with an 87 overall, unofficial team rating. The rating is a calculated culmination of an 83/100 offensive rating, and an 84/100 overall defensive rating. Certainly, the ranking for Bret Bielemas squad is higher than originally anticipated by many. Of course, great news for fans of Illinois Football, who patiently wait to virtually lead the Illini to victory. Thanks to a post by PFF College on X, you can check out Illinois unofficial team rating below. In addition, you can compare how Illinois stacks up to other teams.

List From PFF College on X (@PFF_college)

Unofficial Team Ratings in NCAA 25:

Clemson: 95

Michigan: 93

Utah: 92

N.C. State:90


North Carolina: 87

Iowa: 85

Maryland: 85

Michigan State: 85


Miami: 84

West Virginia: 84

Arizona: 82

Duke: 82

California: 80

Boston College: 74

Indiana: 74

Arizona State: 71

Thank you for reading Armchair Illini. For more Illinois Athletics and Big Ten content from Armchair Illini, follow us on TwitterFacebook, and Instagram For feedback, questions, concerns, or to apply for a writing position, please email Alex Kyi at

Please use our Seatgeek code for $20 off your purchase on ARMCHAIRILLINOIS. Please subscribe to our podcast, IlliniCast, the top Illinois fan podcast. It is because of your support that we have become one of the fastest-growing Illinois media outlets around!

Kirkland is a go-to source for Illinois athletics news. He is the lead Football analyst at Armchair Illini and has been featured in top media publications like Bleacher Report, Yard Barker, Autograph, Newsbreak, CBS Sports and more.