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

While Nebraska ranks 70th in total defense with 352.5 yards allowed per game, the team's offensive unit has been slightly less successful, ranking 16th-worst (318 yards per game). Northern Illinois ranks 94th in the FBS with 349 total yards per game, but it has been led by its defense, which ranks 25th-best by giving up just 266.5 total yards per game.

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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 (118th) Off. Yards Avg. (Rank) 349 (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 tossing one touchdowns and four interceptions this season. He's also run for 158 yards (79 ypg) on 29 carries with one rushing touchdown.
  • This season, Gabe Ervin Jr. has carried the ball 24 times for 129 yards (64.5 per game).
  • Billy Kemp IV has hauled in five receptions for 57 yards (28.5 yards per game) to lead the team so far this season. .
  • Alex Bullock has put together a 56-yard season so far with one touchdown, reeling in three passes on five targets.
  • Marcus Washington's four catches have turned into 44 yards.

Northern Illinois Stats Leaders

  • Rocky Lombardi has 462 passing yards, or 231 per game, so far this season. He has completed 53.7% of his passes and has thrown one touchdown with three interceptions.
  • The team's top rusher, Antario Brown, has carried the ball 38 times for 112 yards (56 per game) with one touchdown.
  • Gavin Williams has collected 71 yards (on 17 carries), while also catching five passes for 32 yards.
  • Kacper Rutkiewicz leads his team with 185 receiving yards on 11 catches with one touchdown.
  • Christian Carter has put up a 100-yard season so far. He's caught five passes on seven targets.
  • Grayson Barnes' three receptions (on six targets) have netted him 40 yards (20 ypg).

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