Nebraska at Illinois (FOOTBALL, 9-21-2019)
It Starts in the Trenches as Nebraska Prepares for Ohio State
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Fresh off keeping one of the top pass-rushers in the Big Ten largely in check, Nebraska will face an even more difficult challenge when Chase Young and the Ohio State Buckeyes come to town.
JD Spielman the Kind of Warrior Nebraska Needs in Big Ten Play
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Junior wideout JD Spielman is tough, which is exactly what Nebraska needs as it heads into Big Ten play.
After Champaign Setback, Huskers' Run Defense Has Something to Prove
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska fielded a dominant run defense through the first three weeks of the season, but Illinois exposed some cracks in week four. The Blackshirts are going to have to lock back in with one of the best running teams in the country in Ohio State coming to town.
WATCH: Jeremiah Sirles Reviews Huskers' Win over Illinois
1 yr ago by Jeremiah Sirles
It was closer than it needed to be, but Nebraska still got the win over Illinois. Former Husker and NFL veteran Jeremiah Sirles breaks it all down on the latest episode of Just My Opinion.
Wan'Dale Robinson Earns Big Ten Freshman of the Week Honors
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
His best performance as a Husker so far earned him his first Big Ten honor as a Husker. Wideout Wan'Dale Robinson is the Big Ten Freshman of the Week after his performance in the 42-38 win over Illinois.
No Need for Whispers After Adrian Martinez's Latest Performance
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Staff writer Derek Peterson shares thoughts from the Huskers' 42-38 win over Illinois in his weekly column, including Adrian Martinez's performance Saturday, a new offensive wrinkle, a random quote, and a troubling trend.
Wan'Dale Robinson Shows Game-Breaking Ability at Illinois
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
Nebraska eased dynamic freshman Wan'Dale Robinson into the offense the first few weeks as he made his transition to college football, but the Huskers took the training wheels off on Saturday in Robinson’s breakout performance at Illinois.
When Nebraska Needed It, Wan'Dale Robinson Answered the Call
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Wan’Dale Robinson is a real one, Husker head coach Scott Frost said Saturday night. And he was exactly what Nebraska needed when the team needed it most.
Play of the Game: Adrian Martinez's 25-Yard Fourth-Quarter Run
1 yr ago by Jacob Padilla
This week’s Play of the Game is Adrian Martinez’s 25-yard run that set-up Wan’Dale Robinson’s go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter.
An Insane, Intense, Maddening and Memorable Night in Champaign
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Teams are built up, written off and reconsidered weekly based on what just happened. Good luck with that following Nebraska's 42-38 win over Illinois
LOOK: Nebraska Defeats Illinois, 42-38, for 900th Program Win
1 yr ago by Eric Francis
Nebraska defeated Illinois on the road, 42-38, to earn the 900th win in program history. It was also the first road win for the Huskers of the Scott Frost era. Check out our photo gallery from Nebraska’s win by photographer Eric Francis.
WATCH: Scott Frost on Nebraska's 42-38 Win over Illinois
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska got its 900th win on Saturday and its first on the road since Scott Frost took over the program. The Huskers defeated Illinois, 42-38, and Frost met with the media post-game to discuss the win.
Three Thoughts as Huskers Find a Way to Big Ten-Opening 42-38 Win
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska ran up 690 yards of offense, held Illinois under 100 yards passing, had a wild special teams performance even by NU standards and found a way to come back from down 14 twice to beat Illinois (2-2, 0-1 Big Ten) on the road. Here are three thoughts from the Big Ten opener.
Huskers Earn 900th Win in School History
1 yr ago by Brandon Vogel
Nebraska's 42-38 win over Illinois was the Huskers 900th all-time win, making it the fifth program to reach that mark. Or sixth, depending on if you ask Notre Dame or the NCAA.
Cam Taylor-Britt, Brenden Jaimes Make the Trip to Illinois for Nebraska
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska will have two crucial starters available on the sideline when it opens Big Ten play against Illinois Saturday night.
Nebraska-Illinois: TV Channel, Time, Live Stream, Odds, Preview
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
Nebraska hits the road to open conference play Saturday night against Illinois. The Huskers enter the matchup with a 2-1 record following nonconference action.
On the Huskers' Search for Offensive Comfort
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Nebraska’s first four plays of the Northern Illinois game are, in a number of ways, pretty symbolic of the season as a whole so far. Derek Peterson dives into those first four plays.
From Lincoln to Champaign and Back Again
1 yr ago by Mike Babcock
Hail Varsity editor Mike Babcock was a Nebraska and an Illinois season ticket holder before he began covering the teams. That offers a unique perspective on Saturday's game.
Friday Forecast: Does Nebraska Stay Rolling Against Illinois?
1 yr ago by Hail Varsity Staff
The Hail Varsity staff offers their predictions for Nebraska-Illinois and a handful of other big games this week.
Questions on Questions as B1G Play Begins | The Varsity Club Podcast
1 yr ago by Derek Peterson
Brandon Vogel shares his thoughts on the first three weeks of the new season for Nebraska, what's real and where the Huskers fit into the Big Ten. Then, Bob Asmussen from the Champaign News-Gazette joins the pod to preview Illinois.
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