After losing to No. 3 Michigan, Illinois' head coach slams the officials.

The Illinois Fighting Illini were on the verge of a major upset against No. 3 Michigan in the Big House

Requiring the Wolverines to convert a 4th and 3 with a minute left, by far their most significant play of the season.

The play was critical to the Wolverines' College Football Playoff aspirations. They got the first down

However it might be argued that they used an illegal pick play.

A play later, Illinois was penalised for defensive pass interference, setting up Michigan's game-winning 35-yard field goal.

"I'm terribly irritated. I'm furious. Very disappointed, "According to CBS Sports, Bielema told reporters.

"I believe our students worked really hard to win the football game, and I am quite disappointed that things continue to go against us. You must advocate for the people in whom you believe.