The Northwestern Wildcats are set to visit Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Nebraska for a Big Ten clash against the Nebraska Cornhuskers. The Northwestern Wildcats come into this matchup with a 1-3 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent road game against the Wisconsin Badgers, 24-15. QB Aidan Smith struggled to get anything going through the air for the Northwestern Wildcats as he connected on 8 of his 20 pass attempts for 99 yards, 1 TD, and 1 interception. RB Drake Anderson had a solid game on the ground for the Wildcats as he racked up 68 yards and a TD.
The Northwestern Wildcats were solid on the defensive side of the ball against the Wisconsin Badgers as they held them to 17 points and a total of 243 yards of offense. Junior DB Travis Whillock led the way for the Northwestern Wildcats with 13 tackles and a sack. Cameron Ruiz had a solid game from the secondary as the sophomore racked up 7 tackles. JR Pace racked up the lone interception of the game for the Northwestern defense.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers come into this matchup with a 3-2 record, and they will be looking to rebound after dropping their recent home game against the Ohio State Buckeyes, 48-7. QB Adrian Martinez struggled to get anything going through the air for the Cornhuskers as he connected on 8 of his 17 pass attempts for 47 yards and 3 interceptions. The ground attack was the slight positive the Nebraska offense had as Martinez racked up 81 yards while Dedrick Mills contributed 67 yards and a TD.
The Nebraska Cornhuskers struggled on the defensive side of the ball against the Ohio State Buckeyes as they allowed 48 points and a total of 580 yards of offense. Junior safety Marquel Dismuke led the way for the Nebraska defense with 8 tackles. Senior DL Khalil Davis was able to get into the Ohio State Buckeyes backfield and rack up a total of 2 TFL. Senior CB Lamar Jackson had a solid game from the secondary as he contributed 2 pass deflections.