Huskers to face Illinois in televised afternoon game later this month

“The game will be televised on either ABC or ESPN with the network determined following this Saturday’s games."
Published: Oct. 17, 2022 at 12:44 PM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (WOWT) - Following a string of evening games, Nebraska’s next football game — a home game set for the end of the month against Illinois — will be on a Saturday afternoon.

The Big Ten Conference announced Monday morning that the Huskers will kick off against the Fighting Illini from Champaign-Urbana at 2:30 p.m. Oct. 29.

“The game will be televised on either ABC or ESPN with the network determined following this Saturday’s games,” a Huskers spokesperson said in a release Monday.

The last three Husker football games have been evening games. Two have kicked off in the late morning.