Nebraska vs. Illinois

Score: Nebraska Team logo 22     Illinois Team logo 30

Game Leaders

Passing Yards

Adrian Martinez – Nebraska Artur Sitkowski – Illinois
16-32-0, 232, 1 TD 12-15-0, 124, 2 TD

Rushing Yards

Adrian Martinez – Nebraska Mike Epstein – Illinois
111 75

Receiving Yards

Oliver Martin – Nebraska Isaiah Williams – Illinois
103 41

 

Team Stats

Nebraska Team logo Illinois Team logo
1st Downs 19 18
3rd down efficiency 5-14 6-13
4th down efficiency 1-2 0-0
Total Yards 392 326
Passing 232 159
Comp-Att 16-32 15-19
Yards per pass 7.2 8.4
Interceptions thrown 0 0
Rushing 160 167
Rushing attempts 39 48
Yards per rush 4.1 3.5
Penalties 5-67 3-40
Turnovers 1 1
Fumbles lost 1 1
Interceptions thrown 0 0
Possession 25:05 34:55

 

Game Coverage

Huskers are an Oddity that’s Hard to Explain, Harder to Fix

Huskers are an Oddity that’s Hard to Explain, Harder to Fix

Nebraska does things that statistically win football teams games, and yet continues to lose. And time is running out to figure out how to fix that.
Nebraska Needs to ‘Flip the Script’ and Cam Jurgens Has No Problem Being Blunt About It

Nebraska Needs to ‘Flip the Script’ and Cam Jurgens Has No Problem Being Blunt About It

Cam Jurgens had no problem being blunt about his thoughts following Nebraska's loss to Illinois. Can the Huskers put words into action for the rest of the season though?
Play of the Game: Illinois’ Fumble Return for a Touchdown

Play of the Game: Illinois’ Fumble Return for a Touchdown

Adrian Martinez stepped up in the pocket on third down and was hit from behind. The ball was knocked from his hand and returned for a touchdown by linebacker Calvin Hart Jr. for this week’s Play of the Game. 
They Said It: Nebraska Players Talk 30-22 Loss to Illinois

They Said It: Nebraska Players Talk 30-22 Loss to Illinois

Nebraska players met with the media on Saturday following the team’s 30-22 loss to Illinois. We heard from Adrian Martinez, Pheldarius Payne, Oliver Martin, Damion Daniels, Cam Jurgens and Ben Stille.
They Said It: Scott Frost Discusses 30-22 Loss To Illinois

They Said It: Scott Frost Discusses 30-22 Loss To Illinois

Nebraska coach Scott Frost met with the media following the Huskers’ 30-22 loss to Illinois. Frost spoke about it being the same old movie again, frustration, gaining a spark with the program and more.

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Game Info:


Date: Sat Aug 28

Time: 12 pm

Location: Champaign, Ill.

TV: Fox

Weather: Plentiful sunshine. High 91F. Winds SSW at 5 to 10 mph.

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