It was a very windy, chilly morning at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln.
After all, it was the first time Nebraska and Illinois have faced off as Big Ten foes. It’s was also the first time since the 80s these two teams played. Throw in the strange weather and another game without Nebraska’s four-year general (Taylor Martinez)… pre-game had that strange feel to it.
When all was said and done, the Huskers wrapped up another conference opener with some big plays on defense and offense – defeating the Fighting Illini 39-19, and sealing another Homecoming win. [Read more…]