Penn State is coming off the bye as they play host to Illinois this afternoon.

The Nittany Lions often do not break out alternate uniforms, but today they are wearing their “Generations of Greatness” uniforms for their bout with the Illini.

The Nittany Lions released a hype video ahead of today’s matchup promoting the uniforms and the generations of great Penn State players of past, present and future.

Penn State is 5-1 and 2-1 in B1G play; its only loss is to Iowa 23-20. They have wins over Wisconsin, No. 19 Auburn and Indiana.

The Nittany Lions have a tough stretch ahead of them as they have to play 3 teams in the top 10 of AP Top-25 poll.

They are at No. 5 Ohio State, they host No. 6 Michigan and to end the season they are on the road at No. 9 Michigan State.

Penn State is ranked No. 7 in the Week 8 edition of the AP Top 25 poll.

The Nittany Lions opponent, the Illini, is 2-5 and 1-3 in B1G play on the season, and their only 2 wins are against Nebraska and Charlotte.

The Nittany Lions and Illini kick off at noon ET on ABC.