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Nebraska Football vs Illinois Fighting Illini - The Game Thread

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David Mcgee


Date/Time: September 27, 2014, 8:00 p.m. CDT

Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, Nebraska. Capacity: 87,000

Surface: FieldTurf

Series Record: Nebraska holds an 8-2-1 edge in the series between the two schools, including a 39-19 victory in Lincoln last season in the first meeting as Big Ten opponents. Saturday's matchup will be just the fourth meeting since 1953. Nebraska holds a 6-1 edge in games played in Lincoln.

TV: BTN

Announcers: Kevin Kugler, Play-by-Play; Chuck Long, Analyst; Rebecca Haarlow, Sidelines.

Radio: Huskers sports radio network with Greg Sharpe, Play-by-Play, Matt Davison, Analyst, Lane Grindle, Sidelines.

Special Events: Homecoming, 125th Season of NU Football Celebration, Adidas alternate uniforms

Weather: After reaching a high of 80 degrees, it should cool to around 72 by kickoff. Wind will be around 8 mph. It should be a gorgeous night for football.

Odds: Nebraska is favored by 21.5 points

This is your game thread!! Treat it well, and here's hoping the Husker smash Illinois into dust by half!!!