Illinois offense gives itself a thumbs-down
Quarterback Nathan Scheelhaase said a slow start hurt Illinois. “If we come out and get points on the board,” he said, “then it definitely makes a ballgame.”
Posted: Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:00 am
LINCOLN — Picking up yards didn't seem difficult for the Illinois offense Saturday against Nebraska. Finding the end zone, however, proved to be a puzzler.
The Fighting Illini racked up 372 yards of offense, but only two of their 12 possessions ended in touchdowns, the second coming on their last possession with less than a minute to play in a 39-19 loss.
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Saturday, October 5, 2013 12:00 am.