Fighting Illini Live Blog vs Nebraska:
Partly Cloudy, 43, 8 mph wind. Kick-off time- 11:03
In the latest update, the Illini are without one of their key offensive lineman in Alex Palczewski as he suffered an injury in the Rutgers game. TE Daniel Imatorbhebhe has also been ruled out for today’s contest. For Nebraska, it has been confirmed that Luke McCaffrey will get the start under center.
Jake Hansen recovered what appeared to be a forward pass that was indeed backward, which gave the Illini the ball on the Husker 20. The drive ended in an Illini TD with a Chase Brown 3 yard punch. Illini up early for the first time all season 7-0. That was RB Chase Brown's first TD of his career.
Lovie ball is back this week. The Illini forced two turnovers in the 1Q, both of which the offense capitalized and scored. Chase Brown also has two TD's in the 1Q. Illini is up 14-7 2Q to come.