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2017 Schedule
2-5, 7th in Big Ten - West
Illinois' Thomas throws pick-six late in the 4th (0:24)

Edwards, Rutgers downs Illinois 53-24

Gus Edwards rushed for 91 yards and two touchdowns as Rutgers ended a 16-game losing streak in the Big Ten with a 35-24 win over Illinois on Saturday.

Illini's Green forces Rutgers fumble (0:29)
Illinois ties game with rushing TD (0:18)
Crouch avoids sacks to get Illinois closer to FG (0:28)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

First-half dominance from Nebraska at Illinois. The Huskers are playing like this is the third quarter at Oregon and lead 21-3 as QB Tanner Lee hits 11 of his first 13 throws for 167 yards and two scores.

Green run gets Fighting Illini closer to FG (0:34)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Illinois safety Bennett Williams ejected for targeting on a hit against Nebraska tight end Tyler Hoppes during the Huskers' opening possession in Champaign.

ESPN Stats & Information

Cornhuskers favored over Illini

Despite a 2-2 record, our Football Power Index likes Nebraska's chances to get over .500 when it heads on the road to face 2-1 Illinois. A loss for the Huskers could make head coach Mike Riley's seat even hotter.

Team Stats

Passing Yards199.889th
Rushing Yards118.3110th
Points For18.5121st
Points Against30.591st

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