World-Herald staff writer Sam McKewon is an expert when it comes to breaking down the Huskers, and each week he'll share what he believes are the keys to victory against their next opponent.

Today he's looking at the Northern Illinois game and what Nebraska needs to do to get a win Saturday in Memorial Stadium.

Check out the video at the top of the page for Sam's keys to the game, and if you'd like to read more, click the link below to read his 2-minute Drill breaking down all the key matchups for Saturday's game.