Illinois and Nebraska will hit the field in Week 0 on Aug. 28, in what will likely be the national opener on network TV. Illini first-year head coach Bruce Bielema has hit the ground running and has just a week of camp left.

Bielema made some comments while discussing where the Illini are now that it’s getting to crunch time. He mentioned that the captains have been voted on, but have yet to be announced, and that there will be a mock-game setup in Memorial Stadium prior to the opener with the Huskers.

Some player issues were also discussed, along with injury and health updates.

Here’s what Bielema had to say during his press conference on Thursday as the Illini prepare for the final week of preparation before the Nebraska game: