Huskers Top Rutgers, Visit Illinois On Friday

The Nebraska football team rallied from a 17-14 deficit early in the third quarter to defeat Rutgers 27-17 in Lincoln Saturday.

Husker running backs Devine Ozigbo and Mikale Wilbon combined to rush for 179 yards.  NU is 2-2 after winning its Big Ten opener and claiming its ninth straight Homecoming win.

The Huskers visit Illinois on Friday.  It’s a 7 p.m. kickoff with the pre-game show starting at 2 o’clock on News Talk 900 KJSK.  It will be joined at 6:30 on KLIR 101.