Husker gameday as it happens

LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN) — Who’s ready for another Husker home game? This morning, Big Red fans across the state have set their alarms early in order to make fresh hamburger cheese dip before kickoff. 

See how fans are getting ready for and reacting to our matchup against Illinois below!

FINAL SCORE: 23-41, Illinois

**All Times Central

2:40 p.m.

The Husker vs Illinois game has wrapped up. The final score, 23-41, Illinois.

2:35 p.m.

Adrian Martinez, in for Q4, scores a touchdown for Nebraska. Moving the score to 23-41, Illinois

2:30 p.m.

Adrian Martinez in for the 4th quarter.

2:15 p.m.

2:11 p.m.

SCORE: 17-41, Illinois

After two Husker defensive players are taken off the field with injuries, Illinois makes a field goal.

2:09 p.m.

Luke Reimer is also being taken off the field due to injury. He is walking, it appears to be a leg injury.

2:00 p.m.

Collin Miller, senior Linebacker, is down on the field, being carried out via stretcher. No word on injuries yet.

1:55 p.m.

1:37 p.m.


Illinois scores another touchdown, securing a 20 point lead over Nebraska.

1:25 p.m.

Luke McCaffery scores another touchdown for the Huskers, thanks to a huge run from Wan’Dale Robinson. Score now 17-31, Illinois.

1:15 p.m.

SCORE: 10-31, Illinois

Illinois secures another field goal.

1:01 p.m.

Huskers kick off the second half.

12:39 p.m.

Illinois intercepts with 17 seconds left in the second quarter.

Luke McCaffery moves the ball to the 30-yard line. Football then fumbled by Big Red.

12:30 p.m.

SCORE: 10-28, Illinois

As the second quarter comes to a close, fans take to social media asking for a change in the coaching staff. A complete 180 from this morning’s optimism as the Huskers are down 18 points going into halftime.

Hopefully Big Red will be able to turn the sides in the third quarter for a classic comeback.

12:21 p.m.

SCORE: 10-28, Illinois

12:18 p.m.

12:12 p.m.

12:05 p.m.

11:56 a.m.

11:50 a.m.

SCORE, 7-21, Illinois


11:45 a.m. – End of Q1

11:40 a.m.

Interception, Illinois ball.

11:27 a.m.

Taylor Britt tackles an Illinois player steps from Husker’s endzone. Both seemed a bit rattled but no calls made.

11:20 a.m.

11:15 a.m.

10:45 a.m.

10:00 a.m.

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