The Daily Illini

Members of Illinois' student section, Block I, cheer on the Fighting Illini during their game against Nebraska on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Illinois won 14-13.

October 4, 2015

Quote of the Game:"We never give up on y'all. We never give up." Jihad Ward, defensive end Tweet of the Game:"Boy Don't It Feel Good.#FightingIllini"@SpeedKe5 -Running back Ke'Shawn VaughnGame to Remember:Ke'Shawn Vaughn The freshman running back ran for 98 yards on 24 carries. Vau...

Illini football celebrates a different kind of win

Wide receiver Geronimo Allison celebrates after catching the game-winning touchdown pass with 10 seconds left in Illinois' 14-13 win over Nebraska at Memorial Stadium on Oct. 3.

By Peter Bailey-Wells

October 4, 2015

print headline: Win over Huskers worthy of extra celebrationCelebrations in sports are funny things. They’re rarely for the sake of posterity — a spontaneous outburst isn’t about legacy.Illinois football’s win over Nebraska Saturday sparked a different kind of celebration. In the seconds and minute...