Gallery | Illini football win over Nebraska

By Lanie Hibel and Cameron Krasucki

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  • The Illinois football team runs out onto the field for the first quarter against Nebraska on Aug. 28.

  • The student section is packed at the Illinois game against Nebraska Aug. 28.

  • Sophomore Devon Witherspoon celebrates getting at down against Nebraska on Aug. 28.

  • Defensive back Devon Witherspoon poses for a photo at the Illinois football game versus Nebraska Aug. 28.

  • Freshman Jer’Zhan Newton tackles Nebraska freshman Turner Corcoran on Aug. 28.

  • Illinois’s defensive line faces off against Nebraska on Aug. 28.

  • An Illinois student cheers from the student section of the Illinois versus Nebraska game Aug. 28.

  • Sophomore Calvin Hart Jr. runs with the ball to score a touch down against Nebraska on Aug. 28.

  • Running back Mike Epstein runs past Nebraska defenders during their game Aug. 28.

  • Defensive linebacker Jer’Zhan Newton looks to tackle his Nebraska opponent Aug. 28.

  • Sophomore Eddie Smith faces off with a Nebraska player on Aug. 28.

  • The Illinois football team celebrates after scoring a touchdown on Aug. 28 against Nebraska.

  • Illini cheerleaders rush the field with flags that spell out “Illinois” Aug. 28.

  • Senior defensive back Tony Adams holds back Nebraska wide receiver Samori Toure during the game at Memorial Stadium Aug. 28.

  • Junior Jartavius Martin defends against junior Nebraska player Oliver Martin on Aug. 28.

  • Senior Tony Adams runs after Sophomore Nebraska player Wyatt Liewer on Aug. 28.

  • Illinois wide receiver Pat Bryant warms up on sideline during the game against Nebraska Aug. 28.

  • Senior Owen Carney Jr. gets tackled in a dog pile against Nebraska on Aug. 28.

  • Members of the Illinois football team tackle their Nebraskan opponents during their game Aug. 28.

  • Members of the Illinois football team tackle their Nebraskan opponents during their game Aug. 28.

  • Senior Michael Marchese runs by Nebraska in celebration of a touchdown being scored on Aug. 28.

  • Junior Kerby Joseph and Senior Michael Marchese tackle Nebraska players in the end zone on Aug. 28.

  • Tight end Daniel Barker celebrates with Isaiah Williams after scoring a touchdown against Nebraska Aug. 28.

  • Senior Mike Epstein runs with the football to the end zone against Nebraska on Aug. 28.

  • Members of the Illinois football team tackle their Nebraskan opponents during their game Aug. 28.

  • Sophomore Calvin Hart Jr. faces off against Nebraska with his teammates beside him on Aug. 28.

  • Junior Donny Navarro III looks where to throw the football while Sophomore Carlos Sandy looks to him to see what his next move is.

  • Linebacker Jake Hansen leaps to block a pass from a Nebraskan opponent during their game Aug. 28.

  • Senior Jake Hansen tackles a Nebraska player on Aug. 28.

  • Kicker Jame McCourt raises his helmet after Illinois win the game against Nebraska Aug. 28.

  • Illinois quarterback Artur Sitkowski is congratulated after the game against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium Aug. 28.

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