Win Probability 100%

NEB
ILL
ILL 100%

NEB

22

ILL

30

End of 4th Quarter

Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NEB392
    • 326ILL
  • Turnovers

    • NEB1
    • 1ILL
  • Possession

    NEBILL
    34:5525:05
  • 1st Downs

    • NEB19
    • 18ILL

Game Information

Memorial Stadium (Champaign, IL)
Coverage: FOX
  • Champaign, IL 61820
Attendance: 41,064
68%
Capacity: 60,670

Illinois fends off Nebraska in 30-22 season-opening win

— Under a new coach, with fans packed into the stands for the first time since 2019 and its backup quarterback at the helm, Illinois beat Nebraska 30-22 on Saturday to kick off the 2021 college football season.

8/28/2021 AP

Scoring Summary

1234T
Nebraska097622
Illinois21414030
first QuarterNEBILL
SF
4:07
Team Safety
6 plays, 3 yards, 3:42
02
second QuarterNEBILL
TD
14:25
Markese Stepp 2 Yd Run (Connor Culp PAT failed)
7 plays, 63 yards, 2:27
62
FG
9:15
Connor Culp 27 Yd Field Goal
8 plays, 60 yards, 3:01
92
TD
2:51
Mike Epstein 1 Yd Run (James McCourt Kick)
11 plays, 75 yards, 6:24
99
TD
0:37
Calvin Hart Jr. 41 Yd Fumble Return (James McCourt Kick)
3 plays, 2 yards, 0:21
916
third QuarterNEBILL
TD
6:56
Luke Ford 2 Yd pass from Artur Sitkowski (James McCourt Kick)
14 plays, 75 yards, 8:04
923
TD
4:01
Isaiah Williams 1 Yd pass from Artur Sitkowski (James McCourt Kick)
3 plays, 47 yards, 1:10
930
TD
3:48
Adrian Martinez 75 Yd Run (Connor Culp Kick)
1 play, 75 yards, 0:13
1630
fourth QuarterNEBILL
TD
2:41
Oliver Martin 4 Yd pass from Adrian Martinez (Connor Culp PAT failed)
19 plays, 91 yards, 6:42
2230
Data is currently unavailable.

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