For the fifth time in as many games, Memorial Stadium will be packed to capacity today. The Illinois Fighting Illini come to Lincoln for Nebraska’s first Big Ten game of the season.
While just over 91,000 people will witness the action live, many of us will be at home or work catching all of the action. For television viewers you will be able to catch the game on ESPN U. Those is the State of Nebraska you can listen on KLIN 1400 in Lincoln or KFAB 1110 in Omaha. You can also sign up for a free audio account on Huskers.com and listen to the game online. For those looking to watch the game online, it will be broadcast on Watch ESPN, which can be found on ESPN.com.
The game kicks off at 11am Central. Nebraska is favored by 9 points, which could be a bit high. The Huskers have not shown the ability to be consistent on defense, and the Illini will test the linebackers and the Blackshirts secondary with a high powered passing attack.
Tommy Armstrong will get his second straight start at quarterback with Taylor Martinez still not at one-hundred percent. Ron Kellogg III might also see some action against Illinois.