Nebraska football writer Parker Gabriel offers his extra points from the Huskers' Week 4 win at Illinois.
About 6 1/2 minutes remained in Nebraska's game against Illinois when Wan'Dale Robinson looked up to the sky and pounded his chest. He wanted this one bad. Ninety seconds earlier, the true freshman had scored the touchdown that gave Nebraska a 42-38 lead, its first of the game.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — When his time came, Wan'Dale Robinson was ready.
Nebraska roared back late in the third quarter, finally able to string drives together offensively without shooting itself in the foot for a 42-38 victory over Illinois on Saturday.
It's official. After much anticipation leading up to Saturday night's game against Illinois, ESPN's "College GameDay" announced it will come to Lincoln next week for Nebraska's showdown with Ohio State.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Nebraska had some injury questions immediately answered Saturday against Illinois.
Down 42-38 Saturday, Illinois had a chance to drive down and win. There was one group that said bring it. The game was in the Blackshirts’ hands.
No, Illinois' gameday atmosphere isn't the best in the world. Maybe that shouldn't be surprising for a program that has had four winning seasons over the last 20 years.
Behind enemy lines
Sure, there's a long, difficult Big Ten schedule ahead, but the Badgers showed Saturday how good they have become in the wake of a disappointing 8-5 season.
The Badgers (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and extended that cushion to 35-0 in the third quarter before closing out the Wolverines 35-14 in their Big Ten Conference opener Saturday at Camp Randall.
Garrett Groshek and Nakia Watson powered Wisconsin’s offense while the Heisman Trophy candidate was sidelined with cramps, showing depth and versatility UW lacked last season.
The ejections of safeties Eric Burrell and Reggie Pearson put a damper on what was otherwise another impressive performance for UW's defense in a 35-14 victory over the Wolverines.
A quick look at the 13th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers' 35-14 win over the 11th-ranked Michigan Wolverines in their Big Ten Conference opener Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison.
State Journal columnist Tom Oates grades the No. 13 Wisconsin Badgers' performance in their 35-14 win over the No. 11 Michigan Wolverines in their Big Ten opener Saturday at Camp Randall.
Preston Zachman is a two-star prospect according to Rivals.com, and a three-star per 247sports.com.
Kenny Clark is second on the team in tackles (15, including seven solo), tied for the team lead in sacks (1.5), and has forced a fumble and recorded two tackles for loss, five quarterback hits and four QB pressures.
The Badgers (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and extended that cushion to 35-0 in the third quarter en route to a 35-14 rout. They bullied the Wolverines, outrushing them 359-40 and finishing with a massive advantage in time of possession.
Fox's Joel Klatt raves on the Badgers after UW defeated the Michigan Wolverines, 35-14: "That was just complete domination. Wisconsin absolutely handled them. That's a really good football team, and they're going to be hard to beat."
A 1-on-1 with Chris Orr after the 35-14 win over Michigan revealed that there was no doubt in his mind that the team was at this level: "Great teams that win championships have great defenses"
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Welcome to Big Ten play.
U.S. Army Lt. Col. David Cabrera was an Aggie through and through.
A quarter-by-quarter look at the highlights from the Texas A&M-Auburn game.
Eighth-ranked Auburn played with a sense of urgency Saturday at Kyle Field. No. 17 Texas A&M did not, and until the Aggies develop that mentality, they are going to struggle.
The Eagle's Robert Cessna grades the Aggies' performance against Auburn on Saturday.
Jacob Kibodi took the handoff on Texas A&M’s first play from scrimmage and was swarmed under by the Auburn defense for a 5-yard loss.
All it took was one play for No. 8 Auburn to surpass the 19 total rushing yards it managed in last season’s meeting with Texas A&M. Anthony Schwartz took a reverse 57 yards for a touchdown on the fourth play of the game.
TULSA, Okla. -- Logan Harris eventually gave the encouraging sign.