Hot Reads: Here Come the Runnin’ Illini

Hot Reads: Here Come the Runnin’ Illini

Be careful giving up 55 points to Illinois football. It might cost you your job. It did for Minnesota defensive coordinator Robb Smith a day after the Gophers were torched by the Illini 55-31 while allowing 646 total yards. It was the first time Illinois had scored at...
Huskers Open as a Big Favorite Over Illinois

Huskers Open as a Big Favorite Over Illinois

Nebraska (2-7, 1-5) opened as a 19.5-point favorite over Illinois (4-5, 2-4) ahead of the teams' Big Ten matchup on Saturday in Lincoln. The game marks the fifth time Nebraska has been favored this season alongside the Colorado, Troy, Minnesota and Bethune-Cookman...