The Northern Illinois Huskies (1-1) visit the Nebraska Cornhuskers (0-2) at Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE) on Saturday, September 16, 2023.

Nebraska has been a bottom-25 scoring offense this season, ranking eighth-worst with 12.0 points per game. The defensive unit ranks 73rd in the FBS (24.5 points allowed per game). Northern Illinois' offense has been bottom-25 this season, posting 19.0 points per game, which ranks 17th-worst in the FBS. On defense, it ranks 53rd with 19.0 points allowed per contest.

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Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois Game Info

  • Date: Saturday, September 16, 2023
  • Time: 7:00 PM ET
  • Channel: Fox Sports 1
  • Live Stream: Watch this game on Fubo
  • City: Lincoln, Nebraska
  • Venue: Memorial Stadium (Lincoln, NE)

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Nebraska vs. Northern Illinois Key Statistics

Nebraska Northern Illinois
318.0 (118th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 349.0 (99th)
352.5 (63rd) Def. Yards Avg. (Rank) 266.5 (21st)
201.5 (35th) Rush Yards Avg. (Rank) 114.5 (103rd)
116.5 (128th) Pass Yards Avg. (Rank) 234.5 (69th)
5 (104th) Turnovers (Rank) 4 (89th)
2 (74th) Takeaways (Rank) 1 (109th)

Nebraska Stats Leaders

  • Jeff Sims has thrown for 220 yards, completing 58.8% of his passes and collecting one touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He's also run for 158 yards (79.0 ypg) on 29 carries with one rushing touchdown.
  • Gabe Ervin Jr. has carried the ball 24 times for 129 yards (64.5 per game).
  • Billy Kemp IV's 57 yards as a receiver pace the team. He's been targeted nine times and has totaled five catches.
  • Alex Bullock has hauled in three passes while averaging 28.0 yards per game and scoring one touchdown.
  • Marcus Washington has a total of 44 receiving yards so far this year, hauling in four passes.

Northern Illinois Stats Leaders

  • Rocky Lombardi has put up 462 passing yards, or 231.0 per game, so far this season. He has completed 53.7% of his passes and has recorded one touchdown with three interceptions.
  • The team's top rusher, Antario Brown, has carried the ball 38 times for 112 yards (56.0 per game) with one touchdown.
  • Gavin Williams has rushed for 71 yards on 17 carries, while also catching five passes for 32 yards.
  • Kacper Rutkiewicz leads his squad with 185 receiving yards on 11 receptions with one touchdown.
  • Christian Carter has five receptions (on seven targets) for a total of 100 yards (50.0 yards per game) this year.
  • Grayson Barnes has racked up 40 reciving yards (20.0 ypg) this season.

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