Nebraska generated almost no fouls for the first half, gaining just 70 yards in the air on a 7-on-18, passing McCaffrey, along with two interceptions, three drops and a few missed chances down.
NU again received quick numbers from the quarterback’s position once again, but found no ability to push the line of discord forward.
In defense, Illinois’ point drives covered 21 yards – after the first game – and then included marches of 75, 65, 89, 65 and 75 yards before the fourth quarter even began.
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No less puzzling: What’s in front of Nebraska now? A short week before the trip to Black Friday to Iowa, but how does the program raise such a promising way out against the Netanya Lions with such a deflative failure against the Illini?
This got me in trouble from the start. Nebraska responded to the turn of the first game with their own touchdown device, but then Illinois went straight on the field, 75 yards in nine games, and scored again. Then Illini went 65 in seven plays on her next trip. Seven more points.