11:54 AM EDT, Tue September 30, 2014
Illini, with backup QB, fall to Nebraska

Illini, with backup QB, fall to Nebraska

LINCOLN, Neb. • Ameer Abdullah ran for 208 yards and three touchdowns, Imani Cross added a career-high 109 yards and a TD, and No. 21 Nebraska beat Illinois 45-14 on Saturday night.

No. 21 Nebraska 45, Illinois 14

Ameer Abdullah rushed for 208 yards and three touchdowns in Nebraska' 45-14 win over Illinois.

Injury keeps Illini QB Lunt from starting at Neb

Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt did not start Saturday night against No. 21 Nebraska because of a leg injury.

Nebraska trounces undermanned Illini, 45-14

Illinois had expected Wes Lunt to be the team's savior - er, starting quarterback - since the sophomore transferred from Oklahoma State, despite a so-called battle for the job during…
Abdullah presents Illini with huge test

Abdullah presents Illini with huge test

Nebraska RB had 35 carries last week.

No. 21 Nebraska opens Big Ten play against Illini

Ameer Abdullah has the third-most rushing attempts in the nation and has touched the ball on one-third of Nebraska's plays from scrimmage.

Illinois' Allison expected to play at Nebraska

Illinois receiver Geronimo Allison will play when the Illini take on No. 21 Nebraska on Saturday.

Scout's Take: Jalen Coleman picks Illini

ESPN 100 shooting guard Jalen Coleman committed to John Groce and Illinois Tuesday. His decision came down to the Illini, Notre Dame, Michigan State, Michigan and UNLV. Here is an in-depth look at what this means for the Illini program: Why he committed: There are two reasons why he picked Illinois. First, when Groce got the job at Illinois, he got in there early in the recruiting process, recruited Coleman hard and made him a priority by offering him right away.
Illini hold off Texas State

Illini hold off Texas State

Ferguson rushes for 190 yards.

Illinois survives Texas State scare 42-35

Illinois combined two touchdowns and 190 yards rushing from Jason Ferguson with the kind of desperate, second-half comeback the Illini have relied on all season to escape Texas State on…

Video: Northwestern 24, Western Illinois 7

Northwestern RB Solomon Vault scored two touchdowns in the Wildcats' 24-7 win against Western Illinois.
Illini without top receiver vs. Texas State

Illini without top receiver vs. Texas State

With Allison sidelined, Illinois is hoping freshman Turner will step up.

Big Ten's top recruiting visits

There aren’t many big, exciting home games for the Big Ten this week, but the few that are playing at home are making the most of it. Nebraska, Illinois and Michigan will all have big recruiting visitors for their game. Here is a look at who is visiting and why they’re important. Miami vs. Nebraska: This is a big game for the Cornhuskers, not just because it’s against the Hurricanes, but it could provide some good exposure in the South.

Illinois looks for slow-start fix against Bobcats

Illinois has been a strong second-half team so far this season, though the first halves have left the Illini in trouble.
Washington takes aim at Illini's Lunt

Washington takes aim at Illini's Lunt

Illinois quarterback is off to a fast start, but Huskies expect to slow him.