Win Probability 100%

NIU
NEB
NIU 100%

NIU

21

NEB

17

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NIU213
    • 384NEB
  • Turnovers

    • NIU1
    • 3NEB
  • Possession

    NIUNEB
    36:3423:26
  • 1st Downs

    • NIU13
    • 18NEB

Game Information

Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE)
Coverage: FS1
  • Lincoln, NE 68588
  • Line: NEB -10.5
  • Over/Under: 57
Attendance: 89,664
9/16/2017 Associated Press

MAC attack: N. Illinois shocks host Huskers

Northern Illinois became the first non-Power 5 conference member or major independent to beat the Cornhuskers in Lincoln since 2004.

Scoring Summary

1234T
Northern Illinois1400721
Nebraska0010717
first QuarterNIUNEB
TD
11:24
Shawun Lurry 87 Yd Interception Return (Christian Hagan Kick)
7 plays, 65 yards, 3:36
70
play
NIU's Lurry returns Nebraska's pass 87 yards for the TD (0:36)

NIU's Shawun Lurry picks off Tanner Lee and returns it 87 yards to give the Huskies the 7-0 lead over Nebraska. (0:36)

TD
1:13
Jawuan Johnson 25 Yd Interception Return (Christian Hagan Kick)
6 plays, 14 yards, 3:27
140
play
Jawuan Johnson gets NIU's second pick-six against Nebraska (0:41)

Nebraska QB Tanner Lee is hit and NIU's Jawuan Johnson intercepts the pass and returns it 25 yards for a Huskies TD. (0:41)

third QuarterNIUNEB
TD
8:05
Tanner Lee 4 Yd Run (Drew Brown Kick)
2 plays, 2 yards, 0:48
147
play
Nebraska gets on the board with a 4 yard TD (0:39)

Nebraska QB Tanner Lee scores on a 4 yard TD run after the NIU muffed punt to cut its deficit to 14-7 (0:39)

FG
0:15
Drew Brown 36 Yd Field Goal
15 plays, 71 yards, 6:20
1410
fourth QuarterNIUNEB
TD
11:14
Tanner Lee 1 Yd Run (Drew Brown Kick)
6 plays, 63 yards, 2:14
1417
play
Nebraska takes their first lead of the game (0:21)

Nebrska QB Tanner Lee fights to cross the goal line and give the Cornhuskers their first lead over NIU. (0:21)

TD
8:52
Jordan Huff 2 Yd Run (Christian Hagan Kick)
6 plays, 75 yards, 2:22
2117
play
NIU responds with a quick TD (0:34)

NIU's Jordan Huff runs through Nebraska tacklers to regain the lead for NIU (0:34)

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