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College Football
BOXSCORE | RECAP
Illinois 30, Nebraska 22
When: 1:20 PM   ET ,  Saturday, August 28, 2021
Where: Memorial Stadium, Champaign, Illinois
Attendance: 41064
Final Scoring Summary
 
Final 1 2 3 4 T
Nebraska 0 9 7 6 22
Illinois 2 14 14 0 30
SCORING
Scoring Summary
1st Quarter - 4:07
Illinois   S  Illinois 2 - Nebraska 0
Cam Taylor-Britt tackled in end zone for a safety
2nd Quarter - 14:25
Nebraska   TD  Illinois 2 - Nebraska 6
Markese Stepp 2 yd. run (kick failed)
2nd Quarter - 9:15
Nebraska   FG  Illinois 2 - Nebraska 9
Connor Culp 27 yd. field goal
2nd Quarter - 2:51
Illinois   TD  Illinois 9 - Nebraska 9
Mike Epstein 1 yd. run (James McCourt kick)
2nd Quarter - 0:37
Illinois   TD  Illinois 16 - Nebraska 9
Calvin Hart Jr. 41 yd. fumble recovery (James McCourt kick)
3rd Quarter - 6:56
Illinois   TD  Illinois 23 - Nebraska 9
Luke Ford 2 yd. pass from Artur Sitkowski (James McCourt kick)
3rd Quarter - 4:01
Illinois   TD  Illinois 30 - Nebraska 9
Isaiah Williams 1 yd. pass from Artur Sitkowski (James McCourt kick)
3rd Quarter - 3:48
Nebraska   TD  Illinois 30 - Nebraska 16
Adrian Martinez 75 yd. run (Connor Culp kick)
4th Quarter - 2:41
Nebraska   TD  Illinois 30 - Nebraska 22
Oliver Martin 4 yd. pass from Adrian Martinez (kick failed)
TEAMS
Team Records
  Nebraska Illinois
W‑L 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Conference 0 - 1 - 0 1 - 0 - 0
Team Stats
  Nebraska Illinois
Score 22 30
1st Downs 19 18
3rd Down Efficiency 5-for-14
36%
6-for-13
46%
4th Down Efficiency 1-for-2
50%
0-for-0
0%
Total Yards 392 326
Rushing
Rushes-Net Yards 39-160 48-167
Average/Rush 4.1 3.5
Passing
Comp-Att 16-32 15-19
Passing Yards 232 159
Average/Pass Play 6.3 7.2
Penalties-Yards 5-67 3-40
Fumbles-Lost 1-1 1-1
Interceptions Thrown 0 0
Time of Possession 25:05 34:55
PLAYER STATS
Nebraska (0 - 1)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Martinez 16/32 232 1 0
Illinois (1 - 0)
Passing
  COMP/ATT YDS TD INT
A. Sitkowski 12/15 124 2 0
B. Peters 3/4 35 0 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
A. Martinez 17 111 6.5 1
G. Ervin Jr. 12 33 2.8 0
R. Johnson 4 11 2.8 0
M. Stepp 3 10 3.3 1
S. Toure 2 9 4.5 0
Rushing
  ATT YDS AVG TD
M. Epstein 16 75 4.7 1
R. Love III 12 45 3.8 0
C. Brown 5 24 4.8 0
J. Norwood 3 16 5.3 0
C. Hayden 4 12 3.0 0
I. Williams 2 8 4.0 0
A. Sitkowski 3 4 1.3 0
B. Peters 2 -15 -7.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
O. Martin 6 103 17.2 1
S. Toure 3 37 12.3 0
M. Stepp 1 30 30.0 0
O. Manning 2 26 13.0 0
A. Allen 2 23 11.5 0
W. Liewer 2 13 6.5 0
Receiving
  REC YDS AVG TD
D. Spann 1 45 45.0 0
I. Williams 6 41 6.8 1
L. Ford 3 30 10.0 1
D. Navarro III 1 21 21.0 0
C. Washington 2 13 6.5 0
J. Norwood 1 7 7.0 0
M. Epstein 1 2 2.0 0
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Interceptions
  NO. YDS TD
No interceptions
Sacks
  NO. YDS
P. Payne 2.0 11.0
D. Thomas 0.5 3.0
G. Nelson 0.5 3.0
Sacks
  NO. YDS
J. Newton 1.0 11.0
S. Coleman 1.0 7.0
C. Hart Jr. 1.0 7.0
R. Perry II 1.0 6.0
K. Randolph Jr. 1.0 4.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
G. Nelson 2.5 9.0
P. Payne 2.0 11.0
C. Tannor 1.0 2.0
D. Williams 1.0 1.0
D. Daniels 1.0 1.0
D. Thomas 0.5 3.0
N. Henrich 0.5 1.0
L. Reimer 0.5 0.0
Tackles For Loss
  NO. YDS
C. Hart Jr. 1.5 8.0
K. Randolph Jr. 1.5 4.0
J. Newton 1.0 11.0
S. Coleman 1.0 7.0
R. Perry II 1.0 6.0
Fumbles
  NO.
A. Martinez 1
Fumbles
  NO.
D. Navarro III 1