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Nebraska vs Northern Illinois: The Game Thread

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Cheerleaders - Iowa State 2006 Jon Johnston

We lost to Colorado.

Get fucking over it. Now.

We have a new opponent. Now.

It’s Northern Illinois. If we play well, we win.

I am taking all of my clothes off for this game in hopes that it helps. It’s a superstitious thing, it’s okay.

For more on the Huskies, check out Husker Mike’s Northern Illinois preview.

Date/Time: September 14, 2019 7pm

Location: Memorial Stadium, Lincoln, NE, Capacity 90,000

Surface: turf

Opposition Blog: Check out Hustle Belt.

Series Record: Nebraska leads the series 2-1. They are also 2-1 in Lincoln. The current win streak has Northern Illinois at 1-0 from the last meeting in 2017.

TV: The game will be televised on FS1. Play-by-Play announcer will be Justin Kutcher, analyst, Petros Papadakis, and Shane Vereen. It can be streamed through the Fox Sports Go App with a login from your cable/satellite/streaming provider.

Radio: Huskers sports radio network. The audio can also be streamed live for free at huskers.com. The crew will be: Greg Sharpe, Matt Davison, and Ben McLaughlin. Satellite radio options include: XM Simulcast 83; Sirius Simulcast 83

More streaming options: The official Huskers app is available on iTunes and for Android users. Another option is the TuneIn app for game audio.

Weather: It’s going to be sunny and 85 during the day. Great for tailgating. At game time it should be around 78. Some places show forecasts of a possible thunderstorm, but others do not.

Odds: Nebraska is favored by 14.