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Photos From the Huskers 21-17 Loss to Northern Illinois

The NU marching band performs during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The NU marching band performs during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The NU marching band performs during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Nebraska team captains walk out of the tunnel prior to a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young Husker fan waits for the team to come out of the tunnel prior to a game on Saturday against the Northern Illinois Huskies at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Young Husker fan waits for the team to come out of the tunnel prior to a game on Saturday against the Northern Illinois Huskies at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers come out of the tunnel prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El (15) grabs a pass in front of Northern Illinois Huskies cornerback Shawun Lurry (19) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is brought down by Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mycial Allen (20) a during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is brought down by Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mycial Allen (20) a during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) makes a cut move during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is hit by Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mycial Allen (20) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) runs past the arm of Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mycial Allen (20) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) fights for yards as Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Sutton Smith (15) and Northern Illinois Huskies defensive tackle William Lee (90) tackle him during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) walks back to the side line after throwing a pick-six during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Northern Illinois Huskies wide receiver D.J. Brown (10) stretches out for a pass during a game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers tight end Tyler Hoppes (88) is knocked off his feet during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) runs past the attempted tackle by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Matt Lorbeck (41) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is brought down by Northern Illinois Huskies linebacker Jawuan Johnson (7) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Northern Illinois Huskies running back Jordan Huff (23) is tackled by a trio of Huskers during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Husker defense attempt to block a kick by Northern Illinois Huskies place kicker Christian Hagan (34) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8) is tackled at the sideline by a pair of Northern Illinois defenders during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) is sacked by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Sutton Smith (15) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) is sacked by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Sutton Smith (15) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fans watch the game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

A balloon is released as the Huskers fail to score any points in the first half of a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive lineman Khalil Davis (94) celebrates a stop during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive back Aaron Williams (24) and Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive lineman Khalil Davis (94) celebrate a stop during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) makes a cut move during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is wrapped up by a pair of Northern Illinois defenders during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) fights out of a failed Northern Illinois tackle during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is brought down by Northern Illinois Huskies cornerback Albert Smalls (1) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers place kicker Drew Brown (34) kicks a field goal during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fans cheer during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive lineman Carlos Davis (96) hits Northern Illinois Huskies quarterback Daniel Santacaterina (7) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive back Marquel Dismuke (19) recovers a fumble in front of Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mycial Allen (20) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) scores a touchdown during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) celebrates a rushing touchdown during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker Tyrin Ferguson (43) tries to bring down Northern Illinois Huskies wide receiver Christian Blake (4) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8) is unable to make the grab as Northern Illinois Huskies cornerback Mayomi Olootu (5) defends during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) shoves Northern Illinois Huskies safety Jackson Abresch (13) to the ground while carrying the ball during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) shoves Northern Illinois Huskies safety Jackson Abresch (13) to the ground while carrying the ball during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8) is knocked off his feet by Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mykelti Williams (8) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) is knocked off his feet by Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Sutton Smith (15) while completing a pass to Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8)gets help from Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey (1) to escape Northern Illinois Huskies linebacker Kyle Pugh (57) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver Stanley Morgan Jr. (8) escapes the attempted tackles of Northern Illinois Huskies linebacker Kyle Pugh (57) and Northern Illinois Huskies linebacker Jawuan Johnson (7) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) drops back to pass during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker Alex Davis (22) celebrates a stop during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers linebacker Alex Davis (22) celebrates a stop during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) is tackled by Northern Illinois Huskies safety Jackson Abresch (13) and Northern Illinois Huskies linebacker Kyle Pugh (57) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Fans watch Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver JD Spielman (10) make a catch during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver JD Spielman (10) is brought down from behind during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) scores a touchdown during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Northern Illinois Huskies wide receiver Christian Blake (4) makes a catch in front of Nebraska Cornhuskers cornerback Chris Jones (8) and Nebraska Cornhuskers defensive back Marquel Dismuke (19) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers running back Mikale Wilbon (21) tries to make a move through the Northern Illinois defense during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Northern Illinois Huskies defensive end Josh Corcoran (12) picks off Nebraska Cornhuskers quarterback Tanner Lee (13) during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Herby Husker cheers on the crowd during a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

The Huskers take the field prior to a game against the Northern Illinois Huskies on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

A balloon is stuck to the sideline while the NU marching band performs at half time during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver De’Mornay Pierson-El (15) tries to make a catch in front of Northern Illinois Huskies safety Mykelti Williams (8) along the sideline during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

Nebraska Cornhuskers wide receiver JD Spielman (10) celebrates a catch inside the 5-yard-line during a game on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. (Matt Gade / Republic)

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