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

On The Rewatch: Five Standout Plays Against Illinois

On The Rewatch: Five Standout Plays Against Illinois

Instead of the memorable highlights against Illinois, Hail Varsity breaks down five plays that some may have missed on their first watch of the game.
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.
Frost Caught In ‘Guessing Game’ Against Illinois

Frost Caught In ‘Guessing Game’ Against Illinois

In the weeks leading up to Saturday’s season-opener at conference foe Illinois, Nebraska’s coaching staff didn’t ...
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. 

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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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