Nebraska vs. Illinois: Live updates, score, results, highlights, for Saturday's NCAA Football game – CBS Sports

  • October 30, 2022

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After two games on the road, the Nebraska Cornhuskers are heading back home. Their week off comes to an end as they meet up with the Illinois Fighting Illini at 3:30 p.m. ET at Tom Osborne Field at Memorial Stadium on Saturday. With a combined 948 yards of offense in their previous games, we can expect a fast-paced matchup.
Two weeks ago, Nebraska was within a late touchdown of stealing the win, but they took the “L” against the Purdue Boilermakers 43-37. The Cornhuskers might have lost, but man — WR Trey Palmer was a total machine. He caught seven passes for two TDs and 237 yards. One of the most thrilling moments was Palmer’s 72-yard TD reception in the third quarter.
Special teams collected 13 points for Nebraska. K Timmy Bleekrode delivered a perfect 3-for-3 game.
Meanwhile, when you finish with 292 more yards than your opponent like Illinois did two weeks ago, a favorable outcome is almost sure to follow. They netted a 26-14 victory over the Minnesota Golden Gophers. It was another big night for Illinois’ RB Chase Brown, who picked up 180 yards on the ground on 41 carries in addition to snatching one receiving TD.
Most of the squad’s points came courtesy of special teams, which contributed 14. K Fabrizio Pinton delivered a perfect 4-for-4 game.
Nebraska is expected to lose this next one by 7.5. Those who got lucky with them against the spread two weeks ago might want to hold off on placing bets this time since the squad has yet to string together back-to-back wins against the spread.
The Cornhuskers are now 3-4 while the Fighting Illini sit at 6-1. Two numbers to keep in mind before kickoff: Nebraska enters the game with 16 rushing touchdowns, good for 34th best in the nation. But Illinois comes into the contest boasting the second fewest rushing touchdowns allowed in the nation at three. We’ll see if their defense can keep Nebraska’s running backs out of the end zone.
And not slowing down.#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
Postgame from Memorial.
Answered the bell.#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
Pulled down.@KOdeluga get to quarterback!

4Q 1:15 | #Illini 26, Nebraska 9
41-yard attempt for @calebgriffiin is good!

4Q 11:12 | #Illini 26, Nebraska 9
This defense is as advertised.

Fumble forced by @JartaviusM_ and recovered by @Johnny5Newton.

4Q 13:12 | #Illini 23, Nebraska 9
Keep going.#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
End Q3.
Illinois adds 3 with a FG.

23-9 game with under 3:00 in the third.
Through the uprights. @calebgriffiin adds 3.

3Q 3:29 | #Illini 23, Nebraska 9
𝟗 𝐬𝐭𝐫𝐚𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭

With his 17-yard run, @chasebrown____ surpasses 100 yards for the 9th game in a row. #Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
𝘼𝙣𝙤𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙧 interception for @Sydbrown___

3Q 10:56 | #Illini 20, Nebraska 9
If Illinois’ playing, Chase Brown’s having himself a day.

That’s ✌️ TDs, so far, for 2️⃣.@chasebrown____ x @IlliniFootball
First Half 📸#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
Play our way.#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
+𝟔@chasebrown____ with his 2nd touchdown of the game.

2Q 0:23 | #Illini 20, Nebraska 9
The Illini Way.#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy
To The House.@chasebrown____ gets into the end zone.

2Q 6:03| #Illini 13, Nebraska 9
Illini retake the lead.

13-9, 6:03 left in the half.
Grab and go!@Sydbrown___ takes it out of the air.

2Q 6:31 | #Illini 6, Nebraska 9
Big Red in front. ✊

Numbers on that drive. ⇣
Nebraska takes its first lead of the day.@tvokolek2 x @HuskerFBNation
that was pretty.@LilThurm drops it in to @alantebrown3 for 32.
End Q1.
After 1.#Illini // #HTTO // #famILLy

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