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#24 Illinois 38, Northwestern 35

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Northwestern vs Illinois (Oct 1, 2011)
  Scoring Summary  
Scoring Summary (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

Northwestern (2-2,0-1) vs. Illinois (5-0,1-0)

Date: Oct 1, 2011  • Site: Champaign, Ill.  • Stadium: Memorial Stadium  •  Attendance: 53243

Score by Quarters  Score 
Northwestern   0  14  14  7  35 
Illinois   7  3  7  21  38 

SCORING SUMMARY   NU -ILL  
1st  02:28  ILL   Jenkins, A.J. 14 yd pass from Scheelhaase, Nathan (Dimke, Derek kick) 
         5 plays, 32 yards, TOP 1:59  0 - 7 
2nd  12:31  NU   Dunsmore, Drake 6 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
         12 plays, 69 yards, TOP 4:57  7 - 7 
  02:08  NU   Ebert, Jeremy 3 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
         5 plays, 36 yards, TOP 2:18  14 - 7 
  00:00  ILL   Dimke, Derek 49 yd field goal 
         8 plays, 31 yards, TOP 2:08  14 - 10 
3rd  11:42  NU   Ebert, Jeremy 39 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
         7 plays, 80 yards, TOP 3:18  21 - 10 
  07:11  NU   Ebert, Jeremy 4 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
         8 plays, 39 yards, TOP 3:26  28 - 10 
  03:51  ILL   Jenkins, A.J. 33 yd pass from Scheelhaase, Nathan (Dimke, Derek kick) 
         7 plays, 74 yards, TOP 3:20  28 - 17 
4th  14:53  ILL   Jenkins, A.J. 50 yd pass from Scheelhaase, Nathan (Scheelhaase, Nathan rush failed) 
         2 plays, 58 yards, TOP 0:31  28 - 23 
  06:53  ILL   Young, Donovonn 1 yd run (Harris, Spencer pass from Scheelhaase, N) 
         13 plays, 95 yards, TOP 5:52  28 - 31 
  01:15  NU   Schmidt, Jacob 6 yd run (Budzien, Jeff kick) 
         5 plays, 36 yards, TOP 1:43  35 - 31 
  00:13  ILL   Scheelhaase, Nathan 1 yd run (Dimke, Derek kick) 
         6 plays, 69 yards, TOP 1:02  35 - 38 

Kickoff time: 11:01 am • End of Game: 2:17 pm  • Total elapsed time: 3:16
Referee: John O'Neill  •  Umpire: Mike Pilarski  •  Linesman: Tripp Sutter  •  Line judge: Paul Engelberts •  Back judge: Jack Lyman  •  Field judge: John Roggeman  •  Side judge: Mike Cannon  •  Scorer: Ben Taylor  • 
Temperature: 52  • Wind: N 10 mph • Weather: Mostly sunny, breezy
  Team Statistics  
Team Statistics (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

 Team Totals  NU  ILL 
FIRST DOWNS  20  23 
   Rushing  10 
   Passing  16 
   Penalty 
NET YARDS RUSHING  169  82 
   Rushing Attempts  51  38 
   Average Per Rush  3.3  2.2 
   Rushing Touchdowns 
   Yards Gained Rushing  193  118 
   Yards Lost Rushing  24  36 
NET YARDS PASSING  160  391 
   Completions-Attempts-Int  12-16-0  21-32-1 
   Average Per Attempt  10.0  12.2 
   Average Per Completion  13.3  18.6 
   Passing Touchdowns 
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS  329  473 
   Total offense plays  67  70 
   Average Gain Per Play  4.9  6.8 
Fumbles: Number-Lost  1-1  2-2 
Penalties: Number-Yards  4-48  8-70 
PUNTS-YARDS  6-204  4-144 
   Average Yards Per Punt  34.0  36.0 
   Net Yards Per Punt  34.0  29.0 
   Inside 20 
   50+ Yards 
   Touchbacks 
   Fair catch 
KICKOFFS-YARDS  6-336  6-343 
   Average Yards Per Kickoff  56.0  57.2 
   Net Yards Per Kickoff  44.0  42.3 
   Touchbacks 
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD  1-28-0  0-0-0 
   Average Per Return  28.0  0.0 
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD  4-49-0  6-72-0 
   Average Per Return  12.2  12.0 
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD  1-0-0  0-0-0 
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD  0-0-0  0-0-0 
Miscellaneous Yards 
Possession Time  30:29  29:31 
   1st Quarter  4:55  10:05 
   2nd Quarter  7:30  7:30 
   3rd Quarter  10:11  4:49 
   4th Quarter  7:53  7:07 
Third-Down Conversions  5 of 13  7 of 13 
Fourth-Down Conversions  1 of 2  0 of 0 
Red-Zone Scores-Chances  4-4  3-4 
   Touchdowns  4-4  3-4 
   Field goals  0-4  0-4 
Sacks By: Number-Yards  4-25  4-17 
PAT Kicks  5-5  3-3 
Field Goals  0-0  1-1 
  Individual Statistics  
Individual Statistics (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

Northwestern
  
Illinois
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Green, Treyvon   17  68  67  3.9 
Trumpy, Mike   12  66  63  15  5.2 
Colter, Kain   29  29  11  4.8 
Schmidt, Jacob   16  14  2.3 
Smith, Adonis   -1  -1.0 
Persa, Dan   14  17  -3  -0.3 
Totals...  51  193  24  169  15  3.3 
  
RUSHING  No.  Gain  Loss  Net  TD  Lg  Avg. 
Scheelhaase, Nathan  20  70  35  35  22  1.8 
Young, Donovonn  29  29  14  3.6 
Pollard, Troy   3.0 
Ford, Jason   10  1.3 
Totals...  38  118  36  82  22  2.2 
  
  
 
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Persa, Dan   10-14-0  123  39 
Colter, Kain   2-2-0  37  14 
Totals...  12-16-0  160  39 
  
PASSING  Cmp-Att-Int  Yds  TD  Long  Sack 
Scheelhaase, Nathan  21-32-1  391  50 
Totals...  21-32-1  391  50 
  
 
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Ebert, Jeremy   76  39 
Schmidt, Jacob   40  19 
Dunsmore, Drake  26  15 
Fields, D.   13  13 
Colter, Kain  
Totals...  12  160  39 
  
RECEIVING  No.  Yds  TD  Lg 
Jenkins, A.J.   12  268  50 
Harris, Spencer  63  15 
Ford, Jason   24  19 
Wilson, Evan   36  36 
Totals...  21  391  50 
  
 
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Williams, B.   204  34.0  65 
Totals...  204  34.0  65 
  
  
PUNTING  No.  Yds  Avg  Long  In20  TB 
Lankford, Ryan   27  27.0  27 
DuVernois, Justin  117  39.0  47 
Totals...  144  36.0  47 
 
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Schmidt, Jacob   27  16 
Mark, Venric   28  28  22  12 
Peters, Brian  
Totals...  28  28  49  16 
  
   Punts  Kickoffs  Intercept 
ALL RETURNS  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg  No  Yds  Lg 
Jenkins, A.J.   60  20 
Hawthorne, Terry 
Pollard, Troy   12  12 
Totals...  72  20 
 
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Schmidt, Jacob   14  40  27  81 
Ebert, Jeremy   76  76 
Green, Treyvon   67  67 
Trumpy, Mike   63  63 
Mark, Venric   22  28  50 
Colter, Kain   29  34 
Dunsmore, Drake  26  26 
Fields, D.   13  13 
Smith, Adonis   -1  -1 
Persa, Dan   -3  -3 
Totals...  169  160  49  28  406 
  
ALL PURPOSE  Rush  Rcv  KR  PR  IR  Total 
Jenkins, A.J.   268  60  328 
Harris, Spencer  63  63 
Wilson, Evan   36  36 
Scheelhaase, Nathan  35  35 
Ford, Jason   24  33 
Young, Donovonn  29  29 
Pollard, Troy   12  21 
Totals...  82  391  72  545 
  
  
  
 
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
  
  
FIELD GOAL ATTEMPTS 
Dimke, Derek  2nd  00:00  49 yards  Good 
 
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Flaherty, Steve  336  56.0 
  
KICKOFFS  No.  Yds  TB  OB  Avg. 
Dimke, Derek   343  57.2 
 
FUMBLES: Northwestern-Colter, Kain 1-1. Illinois-Ford, Jason 1-1; Scheelhaase, Nathan 1-1.
  Drive Chart  
Drive Chart (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
NU   1st  N38  11:32  Punt  N40  09:46     Punt  3-2  1:46    
NU   1st  N20  05:08  Interception  N21  04:27     Punt  3-1  0:41    
NU   1st  N31  02:28  Kickoff  I00  12:31  TOUCHDOWN  12-69  4:57 
NU   2nd  N20  08:57  Punt  N29  07:11     Punt  3-9  1:46    
NU   2nd  N17  05:28  Punt  N20  04:31     Punt  3-3  0:57    
NU   2nd  I36  04:26  Fumble  I00  02:08  TOUCHDOWN  5-36  2:18 
NU   3rd  N20  15:00  Kickoff  I00  11:42  TOUCHDOWN  7-80  3:18    
NU   3rd  I39  10:37  Punt  I00  07:11  TOUCHDOWN  8-39  3:26 
NU   3rd  N20  03:51  Kickoff  N29  00:24     Punt  6-9  3:27    
NU   4th  N27  14:53  Kickoff  N30  12:45     Punt  3-3  2:08    
NU   4th  N31  06:53  Kickoff  I35  03:04     Downs  8-34  3:49    
NU   4th  I36  02:58  Fumble  I00  01:15  TOUCHDOWN  5-36  1:43 
NU   4th  N37  00:13  Kickoff  I40  00:00     Fumble  1-23  0:13    
  
ILL   1st  I05  15:00  Kickoff  I35  11:32     Punt  5-30  3:28    
ILL   1st  I25  09:46  Punt  N04  05:08     Interception  9-71  4:38 
ILL   1st  N32  04:27  Punt  N00  02:28  TOUCHDOWN  5-32  1:59 
ILL   2nd  I14  12:31  Kickoff  I41  08:57     Punt  8-27  3:34    
ILL   2nd  I44  07:11  Punt  N47  05:28     Punt  3-9  1:43    
ILL   2nd  I43  04:31  Punt  I36  04:26     Fumble  1--7  0:05    
ILL   2nd  I37  02:08  Kickoff  N32  15:00  FIELD GOAL  8-31  2:08    
ILL   3rd  I18  11:42  Kickoff  I20  10:37     Punt  3-2  1:05    
ILL   3rd  I26  07:11  Kickoff  N00  03:51  TOUCHDOWN  7-74  3:20    
ILL   3rd  I42  00:24  Punt  N00  14:53  TOUCHDOWN  2-58  0:31    
ILL   4th  I05  12:45  Punt  N00  06:53  TOUCHDOWN  13-95  5:52 
ILL   4th  I36  03:04  Downs  I36  02:58     Fumble  1-0  0:06    
ILL   4th  I31  01:15  Kickoff  N00  00:13  TOUCHDOWN  6-69  1:02 
ILL   4th  I40  00:00  Fumble  I40  00:00     0:00  0-0  0:00    

   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Northwestern   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   04:55   07:30   10:11   07:53      12:25   18:04      30:29  
3rd Down Conversions   1/3   2/4   2/4   0/2      3/7   2/6      5/13  
Average field position  N29   N33   N33   N39      N31   N37      N34  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   1/1   0/1      0/0   1/2      1/2  
  
   1st  2nd  3rd  4th     1st  2nd       
Illinois   Qtr  Qtr  Qtr  Qtr     Half  Half     Total 
Time of possession   10:05   07:30   04:49   07:07      17:35   11:56      29:31  
3rd Down Conversions   2/4   2/5   1/2   2/2      4/9   3/4      7/13  
Average field position  I32   I34   I28   I24      I33   I26      I30  
4th Down Conversions   0/0   0/0   0/0   0/0      0/0   0/0      0/0  
Drive Chart (By Quarter)

   Drive Started  Drive Ended  Consumed    
Team  Qtr  Spot  Time  Obtained  Spot  Time     How Lost  Pl-Yds  TOP  RZ 
ILL   1st  I05  15:00  Kickoff  I35  11:32     Punt  5-30  3:28    
NU   1st  N38  11:32  Punt  N40  09:46     Punt  3-2  1:46    
ILL   1st  I25  09:46  Punt  N04  05:08     Interception  9-71  4:38 
NU   1st  N20  05:08  Interception  N21  04:27     Punt  3-1  0:41    
ILL   1st  N32  04:27  Punt  N00  02:28  TOUCHDOWN  5-32  1:59 
NU   1st  N31  02:28  Kickoff  I00  12:31  TOUCHDOWN  12-69  4:57 
ILL   2nd  I14  12:31  Kickoff  I41  08:57     Punt  8-27  3:34    
  
NU   2nd  N20  08:57  Punt  N29  07:11     Punt  3-9  1:46    
ILL   2nd  I44  07:11  Punt  N47  05:28     Punt  3-9  1:43    
NU   2nd  N17  05:28  Punt  N20  04:31     Punt  3-3  0:57    
ILL   2nd  I43  04:31  Punt  I36  04:26     Fumble  1--7  0:05    
NU   2nd  I36  04:26  Fumble  I00  02:08  TOUCHDOWN  5-36  2:18 
ILL   2nd  I37  02:08  Kickoff  N32  15:00  FIELD GOAL  8-31  2:08    
NU   3rd  N20  15:00  Kickoff  I00  11:42  TOUCHDOWN  7-80  3:18    
  
ILL   3rd  I18  11:42  Kickoff  I20  10:37     Punt  3-2  1:05    
NU   3rd  I39  10:37  Punt  I00  07:11  TOUCHDOWN  8-39  3:26 
ILL   3rd  I26  07:11  Kickoff  N00  03:51  TOUCHDOWN  7-74  3:20    
NU   3rd  N20  03:51  Kickoff  N29  00:24     Punt  6-9  3:27    
ILL   3rd  I42  00:24  Punt  N00  14:53  TOUCHDOWN  2-58  0:31    
NU   4th  N27  14:53  Kickoff  N30  12:45     Punt  3-3  2:08    
  
ILL   4th  I05  12:45  Punt  N00  06:53  TOUCHDOWN  13-95  5:52 
NU   4th  N31  06:53  Kickoff  I35  03:04     Downs  8-34  3:49    
ILL   4th  I36  03:04  Downs  I36  02:58     Fumble  1-0  0:06    
NU   4th  I36  02:58  Fumble  I00  01:15  TOUCHDOWN  5-36  1:43 
ILL   4th  I31  01:15  Kickoff  N00  00:13  TOUCHDOWN  6-69  1:02 
NU   4th  N37  00:13  Kickoff  I40  00:00     Fumble  1-23  0:13    
ILL   4th  I40  00:00  Fumble  I40  00:00     0:00  0-0  0:00    
  Defensive Statistics  
Defensive Statistics (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

##  Northwestern   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
10  Peters, Brian   13  .   .   1-0   .  
24  Campbell, I.   10  0.5/0   .   .   .  
33  Nwabuisi, David  2.0/3   .   .   .  
90  DiNardo, Jack   1.0/8   .   .   1.0/8  
3   Matthews, J.   .   .   .   .  
7A  Bates, Hunter   .   .   .   .  
45  Ellis, Collin   1.0/12   .   .   1.0/12  
97  Scott, Tyler   .   2-0   .   .  
94  Browne, Vince   1.0/4   .   .   1.0/4  
46  Proby, Damien   .   .   .   .  
51  McNaul, Bryce   0.5/1   .   .   .  
26  Mabin, Jordan   .   .   .   .  
88  Williams, Q.   1.0/1   .   .   1.0/1  
92  Hampton, Will   .   .   .   .  
34  Flaherty, Steve  .   .   .   .  
35  Johnson, Ben   .   .   .   .  
44  Ariguzo, C.   .   .   .   .  
15  Jones, Daniel   .   .   .   .  
##  Illinois   Solo  Ast  Total  TFL/Yds  FF  FR-Yds  Int-Yds  BrUp  Blkd  Sack/Yds  QBH 
45  Brown, Jonathan  11  1.5/6   .   .   0.5/4  
99  Buchanan, Michael  10  3.0/6   .   .   1.0/2  
38  Thomas, Ian   10  .   .   .   .  
94  Spence, Akeem   .   .   .   .  
5   Hull, Steve   .   .   .   .  
85  Mercilus, Whitney  1.5/6   1-0   .   1.5/6  
3   Wilson, Tavon   0.5/1   .   .   .  
7   Sanni, Supo   .   .   .   .  
47  Foster, Glenn   0.5/0   .   .   .  
1   Hawthorne, Terry  .   .   .   .  
9   Henry, Trulon   .   .   .   .  
35  Prosch, Jay   .   .   .   .  
95  Howe, Jake   .   .   .   .  
40  Sullivan, Beau   .   .   .   .  
59  Kynard, Tim   1.0/5   .   .   1.0/5  
54  Staples, Justin  .   .   .   .  
30  Bates, Houston   .   .   .   .  
4L  LaCosse, Matt   .   .   .   .  
24  Thomas, Earnest  .   .   .   .  
49  Willett, Chris   .   .   .   .  
  Participation Report  
Participation Report (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

Northwestern  
Pos  ##  Offense 
QB   7   Persa, Dan  
TB   29  Trumpy, Mike  
WR   11  Ebert, Jeremy  
WR   8   Fields, D.  
WR   17  Lawrence, R.  
SB   9   Dunsmore, Drake 
LT   75  Netter, Al  
LG   72  Mulroe, Brian  
C   66  Vitabile, B.  
RG   65  Burkett, Ben  
RT   70  Ward, Patrick  
  
Northwestern  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   97  Scott, Tyler  
DT   93  Mafuli, Niko  
DT   90  DiNardo, Jack  
DE   94  Browne, Vince  
WLB   51  McNaul, Bryce  
MLB   33  Nwabuisi, David 
SLB   45  Ellis, Collin  
CB   26  Mabin, Jordan  
S   10  Peters, Brian  
S   24  Campbell, I.  
CB   3   Matthews, J.  
  
Illinois  
Pos  ##  Offense 
QB   2   Scheelhaase, N  
RB   21  Ford, Jason  
RB   35  Prosch, Jay  
WR   15  Millines, D.  
WR   8   Jenkins, A.J.  
TE   89  Wilson, Evan  
WT   71  Allen, Jeff  
WG   72  Thornton, Hugh  
C   76  Pocic, Graham  
SG   73  Cornell, Jack  
ST   74  Heitz, Michael  
  
Illinois  
Pos  ##  Defense 
DE   85  Mercilus, W.  
DT   94  Spence, Akeem  
DT   47  Foster, Glenn  
BAN   99  Buchanan, M.  
WLB   45  Brown, Jonathan 
MLB   38  Thomas, Ian  
SLB   9   Henry, Trulon  
CB   1   Hawthorne, T.  
FS   7   Sanni, Supo  
SS   5   Hull, Steve  
CB   3   Wilson, Tavon  

Northwestern: 1-Cisek, Bo, 1B-Jones, Tyris, 2-Colter, Kain, 4-Smith, Adonis, 5-Mark, Venric, 6-Brown, Charles, 6A-Green, Treyvon, 7A-Bates, Hunter, 14-Jones, C., 15-Jones, Daniel, 16-Fleming, Davion, 18-Watkins, Evan, 19-Hall, Jimmy, 27-Carpenter, J., 34-Flaherty, Steve, 35-Johnson, Ben, 37-Budzien, Jeff, 39-Schmidt, Jacob, 42-Watt, Kevin, 43-Riley, Tim, 44-Ariguzo, C., 46-Proby, Damien, 49-Williams, B., 59-Hickey, Pat, 80-Jensen, Mike, 83-Konopka, Jack, 84-Moulton, Drew, 88-Williams, Q., 92-Hampton, Will, 99-Carter, Chance.

Illinois: 3D-Davis, Jon, 4L-LaCosse, Matt, 5Y-Young, Donovonn, 8D-Denmark, B., 11-Clear, Brandon, 12-Lankford, Ryan, 13-Dimke, Derek, 16-Osei, Miles, 17-Sykes, Fred, 18-DuVernois, J., 19-Ramsey, Jack, 24-Thomas, Earnest, 25-Williams, As., 26-Green, Justin, 28-Pollard, Troy, 30-Bates, Houston, 40-Sullivan, Beau, 46-Pedersen, Zak, 48-Dickinson, H., 49-Willett, Chris, 54-Staples, Justin, 59-Kynard, Tim, 61-Sands, Tyler, 79-Wilson, Craig, 80-Harris, Spencer, 81-Kumerow, Jake, 83-Viliunas, Eddie, 86-Russell, Tim, 95-Howe, Jake, 96-Onyegbule, W..
  Box Score  
Box Score (Final)
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

Score by Quarters     1  2  3  4   Score
-----------------    -- -- -- --   -----
Northwestern........  0 14 14  7  - 35       Record: (2-2,0-1)
Illinois............  7  3  7 21  - 38       Record: (5-0,1-0)



Scoring Summary:
1st 02:28 ILL - Jenkins, A.J. 14 yd pass from Scheelhaase, Nathan (Dimke, Derek kick), 5-32 1:59, NU 0 - ILL 7
2nd 12:31 NU - Dunsmore, Drake 6 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick), 12-69 4:57, NU 7 - ILL 7
    02:08 NU - Ebert, Jeremy 3 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick), 5-36 2:18, NU 14 - ILL 7
    00:00 ILL - Dimke, Derek 49 yd field goal, 8-31 2:08, NU 14 - ILL 10
3rd 11:42 NU - Ebert, Jeremy 39 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick), 7-80 3:18, NU 21 - ILL 10
    07:11 NU - Ebert, Jeremy 4 yd pass from Persa, Dan (Budzien, Jeff kick), 8-39 3:26, NU 28 - ILL 10
    03:51 ILL - Jenkins, A.J. 33 yd pass from Scheelhaase, Nathan (Dimke, Derek kick), 7-74 3:20, NU 28 - ILL 17
4th 14:53 ILL - Jenkins, A.J. 50 yd pass from Scheelhaase, Nathan (Scheelhaase, Nathan rush failed), 2-58 0:31, NU 28 - ILL 23
    06:53 ILL - Young, Donovonn 1 yd run (Harris, Spencer pass from Scheelhaase, N), 13-95 5:52, NU 28 - ILL 31
    01:15 NU - Schmidt, Jacob 6 yd run (Budzien, Jeff kick), 5-36 1:43, NU 35 - ILL 31
    00:13 ILL - Scheelhaase, Nathan 1 yd run (Dimke, Derek kick), 6-69 1:02, NU 35 - ILL 38



                                     NU      ILL
FIRST DOWNS...................       20       23
RUSHES-YARDS (NET)............   51-169    38-82
PASSING YDS (NET).............      160      391
Passes Att-Comp-Int...........  16-12-0  32-21-1
TOTAL OFFENSE PLAYS-YARDS.....   67-329   70-473
Fumble Returns-Yards..........      0-0      0-0
Punt Returns-Yards............     1-28      0-0
Kickoff Returns-Yards.........     4-49     6-72
Interception Returns-Yards....      1-0      0-0
Punts (Number-Avg)............   6-34.0   4-36.0
Fumbles-Lost..................      1-1      2-2
Penalties-Yards...............     4-48     8-70
Possession Time...............    30:29    29:31
Third-Down Conversions........  5 of 13  7 of 13
Fourth-Down Conversions.......   1 of 2   0 of 0
Red-Zone Scores-Chances.......      4-4      3-4
Sacks By: Number-Yards........     4-25     4-17


RUSHING: Northwestern-Green, Treyvon 17-67; Trumpy, Mike 12-63; Colter,
Kain 6-29; Schmidt, Jacob 6-14; Smith, Adonis 1-minus 1; Persa, Dan 9-minus 3.
Illinois-Scheelhaase, Nathan 20-35; Young, Donovonn 8-29; Ford, Jason 7-9;
Pollard, Troy 3-9.

PASSING: Northwestern-Persa, Dan 10-14-0-123; Colter, Kain 2-2-0-37.
Illinois-Scheelhaase, Nathan 21-32-1-391.

RECEIVING: Northwestern-Ebert, Jeremy 5-76; Schmidt, Jacob 3-40;
Dunsmore, Drake 3-26; Fields, D. 1-13; Colter, Kain 0-5. Illinois-Jenkins, A.J.
12-268; Harris, Spencer 6-63; Ford, Jason 2-24; Wilson, Evan 1-36.

INTERCEPTIONS: Northwestern-Peters, Brian 1-0. Illinois-None.

FUMBLES: Northwestern-Colter, Kain 1-1. Illinois-Ford, Jason 1-1;
Scheelhaase, Nathan 1-1.

Stadium: Memorial Stadium      Attendance: 53243
Kickoff time: 11:01 am  End of Game: 2:17 pm   Total elapsed time: 3:16
Officials: Referee: John O'Neill; Umpire: Mike Pilarski; Linesman: Tripp Sutter;
Line judge: Paul Engelberts; Back judge: Jack Lyman; Field judge: John Roggeman;
Side judge: Mike Cannon; Scorer: Ben Taylor;
Temperature: 52        Wind: N 10 mph  Weather: Mostly sunny, breezy



         Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

SACKS (UA-A): Northwestern-Ellis, Collin 1-0; Williams, Q. 1-0; Browne,
Vince 1-0; DiNardo, Jack 1-0. Illinois-Mercilus, Whitney 1-1; Buchanan, Michael
1-0; Brown, Jonathan 0-1; Kynard, Tim 1-0.

TACKLES (UA-A): Northwestern-Peters, Brian 5-8; Campbell, I. 5-5;
Nwabuisi, David 5-4; DiNardo, Jack 4-2; Matthews, J. 3-2; Bates, Hunter 2-2;
Ellis, Collin 3-0; Scott, Tyler 1-2; Browne, Vince 1-2; Proby, Damien 0-3;
McNaul, Bryce 0-3; Mabin, Jordan 2-0; Williams, Q. 2-0; Hampton, Will 1-1;
Flaherty, Steve 0-2; Ariguzo, C. 0-2; Johnson, Ben 0-2; Jones, Daniel 1-0.
Illinois-Brown, Jonathan 3-8; Buchanan, Michael 6-4; Thomas, Ian 4-6; Spence,
Akeem 2-7; Hull, Steve 4-3; Wilson, Tavon 4-2; Mercilus, Whitney 4-2; Sanni,
Supo 4-1; Foster, Glenn 0-4; Hawthorne, Terry 1-2; Henry, Trulon 1-1; Prosch,
Jay 1-1; Sullivan, Beau 1-0; Howe, Jake 1-0; Kynard, Tim 1-0; Willett, Chris
0-1; Bates, Houston 0-1; Staples, Justin 0-1; Thomas, Earnest 0-1; LaCosse, Matt
0-1.


Game Starters:
Northwestern

POS  ## OFFENSE
QB   7  Persa, Dan
TB   29 Trumpy, Mike
WR   11 Ebert, Jeremy
WR   8  Fields, D.
WR   17 Lawrence, R.
SB   9  Dunsmore, Drake
LT   75 Netter, Al
LG   72 Mulroe, Brian
C    66 Vitabile, B.
RG   65 Burkett, Ben
RT   70 Ward, Patrick

POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   97 Scott, Tyler
DT   93 Mafuli, Niko
DT   90 DiNardo, Jack
DE   94 Browne, Vince
WLB  51 McNaul, Bryce
MLB  33 Nwabuisi, David
SLB  45 Ellis, Collin
CB   26 Mabin, Jordan
S    10 Peters, Brian
S    24 Campbell, I.
CB   3  Matthews, J.

Illinois

POS  ## OFFENSE
QB   2  Scheelhaase, N
RB   21 Ford, Jason
RB   35 Prosch, Jay
WR   15 Millines, D.
WR   8  Jenkins, A.J.
TE   89 Wilson, Evan
WT   71 Allen, Jeff
WG   72 Thornton, Hugh
C    76 Pocic, Graham
SG   73 Cornell, Jack
ST   74 Heitz, Michael

POS  ## DEFENSE
DE   85 Mercilus, W.
DT   94 Spence, Akeem
DT   47 Foster, Glenn
BAN  99 Buchanan, M.
WLB  45 Brown, Jonathan
MLB  38 Thomas, Ian
SLB  9  Henry, Trulon
CB   1  Hawthorne, T.
FS   7  Sanni, Supo
SS   5  Hull, Steve
CB   3  Wilson, Tavon


Player participation:


Northwestern: 1-Cisek, Bo, 1B-Jones, Tyris, 2-Colter, Kain, 4-Smith, Adonis, 5-Mark, Venric, 6A-Green, Treyvon, 6-Brown, Charles,
7A-Bates, Hunter, 14-Jones, C., 15-Jones, Daniel, 16-Fleming, Davion, 18-Watkins, Evan, 19-Hall, Jimmy, 27-Carpenter, J.,
34-Flaherty, Steve, 35-Johnson, Ben, 37-Budzien, Jeff, 39-Schmidt, Jacob, 42-Watt, Kevin, 43-Riley, Tim, 44-Ariguzo, C.,
46-Proby, Damien, 49-Williams, B., 59-Hickey, Pat, 80-Jensen, Mike, 83-Konopka, Jack, 84-Moulton, Drew, 88-Williams, Q.,
92-Hampton, Will, 99-Carter, Chance.

Illinois: 3D-Davis, Jon, 4L-LaCosse, Matt, 5Y-Young, Donovonn, 8D-Denmark, B., 11-Clear, Brandon, 12-Lankford, Ryan,
13-Dimke, Derek, 16-Osei, Miles, 17-Sykes, Fred, 18-DuVernois, J., 19-Ramsey, Jack, 24-Thomas, Earnest, 25-Williams, As.,
26-Green, Justin, 28-Pollard, Troy, 30-Bates, Houston, 40-Sullivan, Beau, 46-Pedersen, Zak, 48-Dickinson, H., 49-Willett, Chris,
54-Staples, Justin, 59-Kynard, Tim, 61-Sands, Tyler, 79-Wilson, Craig, 80-Harris, Spencer, 81-Kumerow, Jake, 83-Viliunas, Eddie,
86-Russell, Tim, 95-Howe, Jake, 96-Onyegbule, W..


  Play-by-Play Summary  
Play-by-Play Summary
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)

1st Quarter

Northwestern won the toss and deferred. ILL will defend south end.
Flaherty, Steve kickoff 70 yards to the ILL0, Jenkins, A.J. return 5 yards to the ILL5 (Jones, Daniel).
Ill 1-10at Ill05Ford, Jason rush over left guard for 1 yard to the ILL6 (DiNardo, Jack;Peters, Brian).
Ill 2-9at Ill06Scheelhaase, N flag pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 40 yards to the ILL46, 1ST DOWN ILL, out-of-bounds (Matthews, J.).
Ill 1-10at Ill46Scheelhaase, N rush right for loss of 2 yards to the ILL44 (Nwabuisi, David).
Ill 2-12at Ill44Scheelhaase, N sacked for loss of 8 yards to the ILL36 (DiNardo, Jack).
Ill 3-20at Ill36Scheelhaase, N sacked for loss of 1 yard to the ILL35 (Williams, Q.).
Ill 4-21at Ill35Lankford, Ryan punt 27 yards to the NU38, downed.
Drive: 5 plays, 30 yards, TOP 03:28
Nu 1-10at Nu38NORTHWESTERN drive start at 11:32.
Nu 1-10at Nu38Trumpy, Mike rush over right guard for 2 yards to the NU40.
Nu 2-8at Nu40Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 2 yards to the NU38 (Mercilus, W.).
Nu 3-10at Nu38Persa, Dan rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU40 (Spence, Akeem).
Nu 4-8at Nu40Williams, B. punt 35 yards to the ILL25, downed.
Drive: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 01:46
Ill 1-10at Ill25ILLINOIS drive start at 09:46.
Ill 1-10at Ill25Pollard, Troy rush left for 5 yards to the ILL30, out-of-bounds (Matthews, J.).
Ill 2-5at Ill30Young, Donovonn rush up middle for 3 yards to the ILL33 (Matthews, J.;Nwabuisi, David).
Ill 3-2at Ill33Scheelhaase, N flag pass complete to Wilson, Evan for 36 yards to the NU31, 1ST DOWN ILL (Peters, Brian).
Ill 1-10at Nu31Scheelhaase, N flag pass incomplete to Lankford, Ryan.
Ill 2-10at Nu31Scheelhaase, N rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU29 (Nwabuisi, David).
Ill 3-8at Nu29Scheelhaase, N deep pass incomplete to Sykes, Fred (Campbell, I.), PENALTY NU pass interference (Campbell, I.) 13 yards to the NU16, 1ST DOWN ILL, NO PLAY.
Ill 1-10at Nu16Young, Donovonn rush over left guard for 7 yards to the NU9 (Campbell, I.), PENALTY NU personal foul (Mafuli, Niko) 5 yards to the NU4, 1ST DOWN ILL.
Ill 1-Gat Nu041st and 4.
Ill 1-Gat Nu04Scheelhaase, N rush right for no gain to the NU4 (DiNardo, Jack).
Ill 2-Gat Nu04Ford, Jason rush up middle for no gain to the NU4 (DiNardo, Jack;Peters, Brian).
Ill 3-Gat Nu04Scheelhaase, N crossing pass intercepted by Peters, Brian at the NU0, Peters, Brian return 0 yards to the NU0, touchback, QB hurry by McNaul, Bryce.
Drive: 9 plays, 71 yards, TOP 04:38
Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 05:08.
Nu 1-10at Nu20Persa, Dan rush left for 1 yard to the NU21 (Thomas, Ian).
Nu 2-9at Nu21Persa, Dan hitch pass incomplete to Jones, C..
Nu 3-9at Nu21Persa, Dan post pass incomplete to Colter, Kain.
Nu 4-9at Nu21Williams, B. punt 11 yards to the NU32, out-of-bounds.
Drive: 3 plays, 1 yards, TOP 00:41
Ill 1-10at Nu32ILLINOIS drive start at 04:27.
Ill 1-10at Nu32Scheelhaase, N post pass incomplete to Davis, Jon.
Ill 2-10at Nu32Scheelhaase, N rush over left end for 12 yards to the NU20, 1ST DOWN ILL (Peters, Brian;Campbell, I.).
Ill 1-10at Nu20Scheelhaase, N hitch pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 5 yards to the NU15 (Mabin, Jordan).
Ill 2-5at Nu15Pollard, Troy rush left for 1 yard to the NU14 (Williams, Q.).
Ill 3-4at Nu14Scheelhaase, N crossing pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 14 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN ILL, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:28.
Dimke, Derek kick attempt good.
Illinois 7, Northwestern 0
Drive: 5 plays, 32 yards, TOP 01:59
Dimke, Derek kickoff 50 yards to the NU20, Schmidt, Jacob return 11 yards to the NU31 (Sullivan, Beau).
Nu 1-10at Nu31NORTHWESTERN drive start at 02:28.
Nu 1-10at Nu31Green, Treyvon rush over left tackle for 3 yards to the NU34 (Spence, Akeem;Foster, Glenn).
Nu 2-7at Nu34Trumpy, Mike rush up middle for 6 yards to the NU40 (Hull, Steve).
Nu 3-1at Nu40Trumpy, Mike rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU42, 1ST DOWN NU (Brown, Jonathan;Hull, Steve).
Nu 1-10at Nu42Trumpy, Mike rush left for 15 yards to the ILL43, 1ST DOWN NU (Hull, Steve).
Nu 1-10at Ill43Trumpy, Mike rush left for no gain to the ILL43 (Brown, Jonathan).
Nu 2-10at Ill43Green, Treyvon rush left for 8 yards to the ILL35 (Wilson, Tavon).
Drive: 6 plays, 34 yards, TOP 04:57
Illinois 7, Northwestern 0
2nd Quarter

Nu 3-2at Ill35Start of 2nd quarter, clock 15:00.
Nu 3-2at Ill35Persa, Dan rush over right end for 3 yards to the ILL32, 1ST DOWN NU (Spence, Akeem;Henry, Trulon).
Nu 1-10at Ill32Green, Treyvon rush over left guard for 4 yards to the ILL28 (Buchanan, M.).
Nu 2-6at Ill28Green, Treyvon rush up middle for 3 yards to the ILL25 (Brown, Jonathan;Hawthorne, T.).
Nu 3-3at Ill25Persa, Dan post pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 15 yards to the ILL10, 1ST DOWN NU (Sanni, Supo).
Nu 1-Gat Ill10Trumpy, Mike rush over left guard for 4 yards to the ILL6 (Hull, Steve).
Nu 2-Gat Ill06Persa, Dan flag pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 6 yards to the ILL0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 12:31.
Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
Northwestern 7, Illinois 7
Nu 1-Gat Nu30PENALTY ILL roughing passer (Brown, Jonathan) 15 yards to the NU45.
Drive: 12 plays, 69 yards, TOP 04:57
Flaherty, Steve kickoff 41 yards to the ILL14, Hawthorne, T. return 0 yards to the ILL14.
Ill 1-10at Ill14ILLINOIS drive start at 12:31.
Ill 1-10at Ill14Scheelhaase, N rush up middle for loss of 1 yard to the ILL13 (Nwabuisi, David).
Ill 2-11at Ill13Scheelhaase, N flag pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 25 yards to the ILL38, 1ST DOWN ILL, out-of-bounds (Ellis, Collin).
Ill 1-10at Ill38Scheelhaase, N deep pass incomplete to Lankford, Ryan.
Ill 2-10at Ill38Pollard, Troy rush over right guard for 3 yards to the ILL41 (Ellis, Collin).
Ill 3-7at Ill41Scheelhaase, N crossing pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 8 yards to the ILL49, 1ST DOWN ILL (Campbell, I.;Bates, Hunter).
Ill 1-10at Ill49Ford, Jason rush over left end for 4 yards to the NU47 (Hampton, Will).
Ill 2-6at Nu47Scheelhaase, N post pass incomplete to Jenkins, A.J..
Ill 3-6at Nu47Timeout Illinois, clock 09:26.
Ill 3-6at Nu47Scheelhaase, N sacked for loss of 12 yards to the ILL41 (Ellis, Collin), PENALTY ILL holding declined.
Ill 4-18at Ill41DuVernois, J. punt 39 yards to the NU20, fair catch by Mark, Venric.
Drive: 8 plays, 27 yards, TOP 03:34
Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 08:57.
Nu 1-10at Nu20Green, Treyvon rush over left guard for no gain to the NU20 (Thomas, Ian;Spence, Akeem).
Nu 2-10at Nu20Green, Treyvon rush over left tackle for 4 yards to the NU24 (Spence, Akeem;Bates, Houston).
Nu 3-6at Nu24Persa, Dan crossing pass complete to Dunsmore, Drake for 5 yards to the NU29 (Henry, Trulon).
Nu 4-1at Nu29Williams, B. punt 27 yards to the ILL44, fair catch by Lankford, Ryan.
Drive: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:46
Ill 1-10at Ill44ILLINOIS drive start at 07:11.
Ill 1-10at Ill44Scheelhaase, N sacked for loss of 4 yards to the ILL40 (Browne, Vince).
Ill 2-14at Ill40Scheelhaase, N rush right for 12 yards to the NU48, out-of-bounds (Peters, Brian).
Ill 3-2at Nu48Young, Donovonn rush up middle for 1 yard to the NU47 (McNaul, Bryce;Browne, Vince).
Ill 4-1at Nu47DuVernois, J. punt 31 yards to the NU16, fair catch by Mark, Venric.
Drive: 3 plays, 9 yards, TOP 01:43
Nu 1-10at Nu16NORTHWESTERN drive start at 05:28.
Nu 1-10at Nu16NU ball on NU17.
Nu 1-10at Nu17Trumpy, Mike rush up middle for 3 yards to the NU20 (Thomas, Ian;Spence, Akeem).
Nu 2-7at Nu20Persa, Dan crossing pass incomplete to Trumpy, Mike.
Nu 3-7at Nu20Persa, Dan sideline pass incomplete to Ebert, Jeremy (Hawthorne, T.).
Nu 4-7at Nu20Williams, B. punt 37 yards to the ILL43, fair catch by Lankford, Ryan.
Drive: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 00:57
Ill 1-10at Ill43ILLINOIS drive start at 04:31.
Ill 1-10at Ill43Scheelhaase, N rush for loss of 3 yards to the ILL40, fumble by Scheelhaase, N recovered by NU Scott, Tyler at ILL36.
Drive: 1 plays, minus 7 yards, TOP 00:05
Nu 1-10at Ill36NORTHWESTERN drive start at 04:26.
Nu 1-10at Ill36Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 8 yards to the ILL44 (Brown, Jonathan;Mercilus, W.).
Nu 2-18at Ill44Persa, Dan screen pass complete to Schmidt, Jacob for 19 yards to the ILL25, 1ST DOWN NU (Hull, Steve).
Nu 1-10at Ill25Trumpy, Mike rush right for 15 yards to the ILL10, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Hawthorne, T.).
Nu 1-Gat Ill10Trumpy, Mike rush up middle for 3 yards to the ILL7 (Mercilus, W.), PENALTY ILL unsportsmanlike conduct (Brown, Jonathan) 4 yards to the ILL3, 1ST DOWN NU.
Nu 1-Gat Ill031st and 3.
Nu 1-Gat Ill03Persa, Dan crossing pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 3 yards to the ILL0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 02:08.
Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
Northwestern 14, Illinois 7
Drive: 5 plays, 36 yards, TOP 02:18
Flaherty, Steve kickoff 50 yards to the ILL20, Jenkins, A.J. return 17 yards to the ILL37 (Peters, Brian;Proby, Damien).
Ill 1-10at Ill37ILLINOIS drive start at 02:08.
Ill 1-10at Ill37Scheelhaase, N rush up middle for 6 yards to the ILL43 (Nwabuisi, David;Scott, Tyler).
Ill 2-4at Ill43Scheelhaase, N out pass incomplete to Davis, Jon (Campbell, I.).
Ill 3-4at Ill43Scheelhaase, N post pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 15 yards to the NU42, 1ST DOWN ILL (Bates, Hunter).
Ill 1-10at Nu42Scheelhaase, N sideline pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 25 yards to the NU17, 1ST DOWN ILL, out-of-bounds (Campbell, I.).
Ill 1-10at Nu17Timeout Northwestern, clock 01:10.
Ill 1-10at Nu17PENALTY ILL false start (Davis, Jon) 5 yards to the NU22.
Ill 1-15at Nu22Scheelhaase, N flag pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 22 yards to the NU0, clock 01:03, PENALTY ILL pass interference (Harris, Spencer) 15 yards to the NU37, NO PLAY.
Ill 1-30at Nu37Scheelhaase, N screen pass complete to Ford, Jason for 5 yards to the NU32 (Scott, Tyler).
Ill 2-25at Nu32Scheelhaase, N rush up middle for 7 yards to the NU25 (Nwabuisi, David;Bates, Hunter).
Ill 3-18at Nu25Timeout Illinois, clock 00:31.
Ill 3-18at Nu25Timeout Northwestern, clock 00:31.
Ill 3-18at Nu25Scheelhaase, N out pass incomplete to Ford, Jason, PENALTY ILL holding (Allen, Jeff) 10 yards to the NU35, NO PLAY.
Ill 3-28at Nu35Ford, Jason rush over left end for 3 yards to the NU32 (Johnson, Ben;Scott, Tyler).
Ill 4-25at Nu32Timeout Illinois, clock 00:04.
Ill 4-25at Nu32Timeout Northwestern, clock 00:04.
Ill 4-25at Nu32Dimke, Derek field goal attempt from 49 GOOD, clock 00:00.
Northwestern 14, Illinois 10
Ill 1-Gat Ill30End of half, clock 00:00.
Drive: 8 plays, 31 yards, TOP 02:08
Northwestern 14, Illinois 10
3rd Quarter

Ill 1-Gat Ill30Start of 3rd quarter, clock 15:00.
Drive: 8 plays, 31 yards, TOP 02:08
Dimke, Derek kickoff 70 yards to the NU0, touchback.
Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 15:00.
Nu 1-10at Nu20Trumpy, Mike rush over right tackle for 14 yards to the NU34, 1ST DOWN NU (Sanni, Supo).
Nu 1-10at Nu34Trumpy, Mike rush right for loss of 2 yards to the NU32 (Buchanan, M.), PENALTY ILL illegal participation (Green, Justin) 5 yards to the NU39, NO PLAY.
Nu 1-5at Nu39Trumpy, Mike rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU41 (Brown, Jonathan;Spence, Akeem).
Nu 2-3at Nu41Trumpy, Mike rush right for loss of 3 yards to the NU38 (Buchanan, M.).
Nu 3-6at Nu38Persa, Dan crossing pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 11 yards to the NU49, 1ST DOWN NU.
Nu 1-10at Nu49Persa, Dan rush left for 7 yards to the ILL44 (Thomas, Ian).
Nu 2-3at Ill44Colter, Kain rush up middle for 5 yards to the ILL39, 1ST DOWN NU (Thomas, Ian).
Nu 1-10at Ill39Persa, Dan middle pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 39 yards to the ILL0, 1ST DOWN NU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 11:42.
Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
Northwestern 21, Illinois 10
Drive: 7 plays, 80 yards, TOP 03:18
Flaherty, Steve kickoff 64 yards to the ILL6, Pollard, Troy return 12 yards to the ILL18 (Peters, Brian;Proby, Damien).
Ill 1-10at Ill18ILLINOIS drive start at 11:42.
Ill 1-10at Ill18Scheelhaase, N rush up middle for 2 yards to the ILL20 (Nwabuisi, David;Browne, Vince).
Ill 2-8at Ill20Scheelhaase, N out pass incomplete to Prosch, Jay, QB hurry by Nwabuisi, David.
Ill 3-8at Ill20Scheelhaase, N crossing pass incomplete to Harris, Spencer.
Ill 4-8at Ill20DuVernois, J. punt 47 yards to the NU33, Mark, Venric return 28 yards to the ILL39, out-of-bounds (Howe, Jake).
Drive: 3 plays, 2 yards, TOP 01:05
Nu 1-10at Ill39NORTHWESTERN drive start at 10:37.
Nu 1-10at Ill39Persa, Dan rush up middle for 1 yard to the ILL38 (Wilson, Tavon;Staples, Justin).
Nu 2-9at Ill38Schmidt, Jacob rush over right guard for 2 yards to the ILL36 (Spence, Akeem).
Nu 3-7at Ill36Schmidt, Jacob rush over right guard for 3 yards to the ILL33 (Thomas, Ian;Sanni, Supo).
Nu 4-4at Ill33Persa, Dan out pass complete to Schmidt, Jacob for 10 yards to the ILL23, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Brown, Jonathan).
Nu 1-10at Ill23Green, Treyvon rush over right tackle for 6 yards to the ILL17 (Buchanan, M.).
Nu 2-4at Ill17Green, Treyvon rush over right guard for 6 yards to the ILL11, 1ST DOWN NU (Thomas, Ian;Hull, Steve), PENALTY ILL illegal participation declined.
Nu 1-10at Ill11Green, Treyvon rush right for 7 yards to the ILL4, out-of-bounds (Sanni, Supo).
Nu 2-3at Ill04Persa, Dan flag pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 4 yards to the ILL0, 1ST DOWN NU, TOUCHDOWN, clock 07:11.
Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
Northwestern 28, Illinois 10
Drive: 8 plays, 39 yards, TOP 03:26
Flaherty, Steve kickoff 54 yards to the ILL16, Jenkins, A.J. return 20 yards to the ILL36 (Peters, Brian;Flaherty, Steve), PENALTY ILL holding (Staples, Justin) 10 yards to the ILL26, 1st and 10, ILL ball on ILL26.
Ill 1-10at Ill26ILLINOIS drive start at 07:11.
Ill 1-10at Ill26Scheelhaase, N rush left for no gain to the ILL26 (Campbell, I.).
Ill 2-10at Ill26Young, Donovonn rush up middle for 14 yards to the ILL40, 1ST DOWN ILL (Campbell, I.).
Ill 1-10at Ill40Young, Donovonn rush up middle for 1 yard to the ILL41 (DiNardo, Jack).
Ill 2-9at Ill41Scheelhaase, N hitch pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 4 yards to the ILL45.
Ill 3-5at Ill45Scheelhaase, N out pass complete to Ford, Jason for 19 yards to the NU36, 1ST DOWN ILL, out-of-bounds (Johnson, Ben;Peters, Brian).
Ill 1-10at Nu36Scheelhaase, N rush over left guard for 3 yards to the NU33 (Matthews, J.;Campbell, I.).
Ill 2-7at Nu33Scheelhaase, N sideline pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 33 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN ILL, TOUCHDOWN, clock 03:51.
Dimke, Derek kick attempt good.
Northwestern 28, Illinois 17
Drive: 7 plays, 74 yards, TOP 03:20
Dimke, Derek kickoff 70 yards to the NU0, touchback.
Nu 1-10at Nu20NORTHWESTERN drive start at 03:51.
Nu 1-10at Nu20Green, Treyvon rush over right guard for 3 yards to the NU23 (Buchanan, M.;Foster, Glenn).
Nu 2-7at Nu23Schmidt, Jacob rush right for loss of 2 yards to the NU21 (Wilson, Tavon;Buchanan, M.).
Nu 3-9at Nu21Persa, Dan screen pass complete to Schmidt, Jacob for 11 yards to the NU32, 1ST DOWN NU (Wilson, Tavon).
Nu 1-10at Nu32Smith, Adonis rush over left tackle for loss of 1 yard to the NU31 (Brown, Jonathan;Buchanan, M.).
Nu 2-11at Nu31Schmidt, Jacob rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the NU34 (Brown, Jonathan;Foster, Glenn).
Nu 3-8at Nu34Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 5 yards to the NU29 (Kynard, Tim).
Nu 4-13at Nu29Williams, B. punt 29 yards to the ILL42, downed.
Drive: 6 plays, 9 yards, TOP 03:27
Ill 1-10at Ill42ILLINOIS drive start at 00:24.
Ill 1-10at Ill42Scheelhaase, N hitch pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 8 yards to the 50 yardline (Mabin, Jordan).
Drive: 1 plays, 8 yards, TOP 00:31
Northwestern 28, Illinois 17
4th Quarter

Ill 2-2at Ill50Start of 4th quarter, clock 15:00.
Ill 2-2at Ill50Scheelhaase, N deep pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 50 yards to the NU0, 1ST DOWN ILL, TOUCHDOWN, clock 14:53.
Scheelhaase, N rush attempt failed.
Northwestern 28, Illinois 23
Drive: 2 plays, 58 yards, TOP 00:31
Dimke, Derek kickoff 53 yards to the NU17, Mark, Venric return 10 yards to the NU27 (Prosch, Jay;LaCosse, Matt).
Nu 1-10at Nu27NORTHWESTERN drive start at 14:53.
Nu 1-10at Nu27Green, Treyvon rush left for 3 yards to the NU30 (Brown, Jonathan).
Nu 2-7at Nu30Persa, Dan sacked for loss of 2 yards to the NU28 (Buchanan, M.).
Nu 3-9at Nu28Colter, Kain rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU30 (Brown, Jonathan;Thomas, Ian).
Nu 4-7at Nu30Williams, B. punt 65 yards to the ILL5, downed.
Drive: 3 plays, 3 yards, TOP 02:08
Ill 1-10at Ill05ILLINOIS drive start at 12:45.
Ill 1-10at Ill05Ford, Jason rush over right guard for 2 yards to the ILL7 (Peters, Brian).
Ill 2-8at Ill07Scheelhaase, N flag pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 24 yards to the ILL31, 1ST DOWN ILL, out-of-bounds, PENALTY NU personal foul (Campbell, I.) 15 yards to the ILL46, 1ST DOWN ILL.
Ill 1-10at Ill461st and 10.
Ill 1-10at Ill46Young, Donovonn rush up middle for no gain to the ILL46 (Nwabuisi, David).
Ill 2-10at Ill46Scheelhaase, N hitch pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 12 yards to the NU42, 1ST DOWN ILL (Campbell, I.;McNaul, Bryce).
Ill 1-10at Nu42Scheelhaase, N hitch pass incomplete to Jenkins, A.J. (Johnson, Ben).
Ill 2-10at Nu42Scheelhaase, N hitch pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 12 yards to the NU30, 1ST DOWN ILL (Peters, Brian;Hampton, Will).
Ill 1-10at Nu30Scheelhaase, N out pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 5 yards to the NU25 (Matthews, J.).
Ill 2-5at Nu25Scheelhaase, N out pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 9 yards to the NU16, 1ST DOWN ILL.
Ill 1-10at Nu16Scheelhaase, N middle pass incomplete to Viliunas, Eddie.
Ill 2-10at Nu16Scheelhaase, N middle pass complete to Harris, Spencer for 14 yards to the NU2, 1ST DOWN ILL (Peters, Brian).
Ill 1-Gat Nu02Ford, Jason rush left for loss of 1 yard to the NU3 (McNaul, Bryce;Campbell, I.).
Ill 2-Gat Nu03Young, Donovonn rush up middle for 2 yards to the NU1 (Proby, Damien;Ariguzo, C.).
Ill 3-Gat Nu01Young, Donovonn rush over right guard for 1 yard to the NU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 06:53.
Previous play was reviewed and confirmed
Scheelhaase, N pass attempt to Harris, Spencer good.
Illinois 31, Northwestern 28
Drive: 13 plays, 95 yards, TOP 05:52
Dimke, Derek kickoff 51 yards to the NU19, Mark, Venric return 12 yards to the NU31 (Thomas, Earnest;Willett, Chris).
Nu 1-10at Nu31NORTHWESTERN drive start at 06:53.
Nu 1-10at Nu31Colter, Kain rush right for 5 yards to the NU36 (Wilson, Tavon).
Nu 2-5at Nu36Green, Treyvon rush right for 7 yards to the NU43, 1ST DOWN NU (Hawthorne, T.;Hull, Steve).
Nu 1-10at Nu43Colter, Kain rush over left guard for 2 yards to the NU45 (Thomas, Ian;Spence, Akeem).
Nu 2-8at Nu45Colter, Kain sideline pass complete to Ebert, Jeremy for 14 yards to the ILL41, 1ST DOWN NU (Sanni, Supo).
Nu 1-10at Ill41Green, Treyvon rush over left guard for loss of 1 yard to the ILL42 (Brown, Jonathan;Foster, Glenn).
Nu 2-11at Ill42Green, Treyvon rush over right guard for 3 yards to the ILL39 (Buchanan, M.).
Nu 3-8at Ill39Green, Treyvon rush left for no gain to the ILL39 (Mercilus, W.).
Nu 4-8at Ill39Colter, Kain rush right for 4 yards to the ILL35 (Mercilus, W.).
Drive: 8 plays, 34 yards, TOP 03:49
Ill 1-10at Ill35ILLINOIS drive start at 03:04.
Ill 1-10at Ill35ILL ball on ILL36.
Ill 1-10at Ill36Ford, Jason rush over right guard for 1 yard to the ILL37, fumble forced by Peters, Brian, fumble by Ford, Jason recovered by NU Scott, Tyler at ILL36.
Drive: 1 plays, 0 yards, TOP 00:06
Nu 1-10at Ill36NORTHWESTERN drive start at 02:58.
Nu 1-10at Ill36Green, Treyvon rush up middle for 8 yards to the ILL28 (Buchanan, M.).
Nu 2-2at Ill28Green, Treyvon rush over right tackle for 3 yards to the ILL25, 1ST DOWN NU (Thomas, Ian).
Nu 1-10at Ill25Schmidt, Jacob rush right for 2 yards to the ILL23 (Mercilus, W.;Buchanan, M.).
Nu 2-8at Ill23Colter, Kain rush right for 11 yards to the ILL12, 1ST DOWN NU, out-of-bounds (Wilson, Tavon), PENALTY ILL personal foul (Wilson, Tavon) 6 yards to the ILL6, 1ST DOWN NU.
Nu 1-Gat Ill061st and 6.
Nu 1-Gat Ill06Schmidt, Jacob rush over right guard for 6 yards to the ILL0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 01:15.
The previous play was reviewed and the ruling on the field stands
Budzien, Jeff kick attempt good.
Northwestern 35, Illinois 31
Drive: 5 plays, 36 yards, TOP 01:43
Flaherty, Steve kickoff 57 yards to the ILL13, Jenkins, A.J. return 18 yards to the ILL31 (Flaherty, Steve;Ariguzo, C.).
Ill 1-10at Ill31ILLINOIS drive start at 01:15.
Ill 1-10at Ill31Scheelhaase, N flag pass complete to Jenkins, A.J. for 28 yards to the NU41, 1ST DOWN ILL (Bates, Hunter).
Ill 1-10at Nu41Scheelhaase, N out pass incomplete to Davis, Jon.
Ill 2-10at Nu41Scheelhaase, N rush left for 22 yards to the NU19, 1ST DOWN ILL (Campbell, I.).
Ill 1-10at Nu19Timeout Illinois, clock 00:38.
Ill 1-10at Nu19Scheelhaase, N flag pass incomplete to Jenkins, A.J. (Matthews, J.), PENALTY NU pass interference (Matthews, J.) 15 yards to the NU4, 1ST DOWN ILL, NO PLAY.
Ill 1-Gat Nu04Timeout Northwestern, clock 00:33.
Ill 1-Gat Nu04Scheelhaase, N rush left for 2 yards to the NU2 (DiNardo, Jack).
Ill 2-Gat Nu02Timeout Illinois, clock 00:26.
Ill 2-Gat Nu02Scheelhaase, N rush right for 1 yard to the NU1, out-of-bounds (Nwabuisi, David).
Ill 3-Gat Nu01Timeout Northwestern, clock 00:18.
Ill 3-Gat Nu01Scheelhaase, N rush up middle for 1 yard to the NU0, TOUCHDOWN, clock 00:13.
Dimke, Derek kick attempt good.
Illinois 38, Northwestern 35
Drive: 6 plays, 69 yards, TOP 01:02
Dimke, Derek kickoff 49 yards to the NU21, Schmidt, Jacob return 16 yards to the NU37 (Prosch, Jay).
Nu 1-10at Nu37NORTHWESTERN drive start at 00:13.
Nu 1-10at Nu37Colter, Kain out pass complete to Fields, D. for 13 yards to the 50 yardline, Ebert, Jeremy for loss of 5 yards to the NU45, Ebert, Jeremy for 10 yards to the ILL45, Colter, Kain for loss of 5 yards to the 50 yardline, Colter, Kain for 18 yards to the ILL32, fumble by Colter, Kain recovered by ILL Mercilus, W. at ILL40.
Drive: 1 plays, 23 yards, TOP 00:13
Ill 1-10at Ill40ILLINOIS drive start at 00:00.
FINAL SCORE
Illinois 38, Northwestern 35
  Play Breakdown Summary  
Play Breakdown Summary (Final)
2011 Illinois Football
Northwestern vs #24 Illinois (Oct 1, 2011 at Champaign, Ill.)




Northwestern                           Illinois

Down               RUN PASS  Total     Down               RUN PASS  Total

OVERALL..........   47   20     67     OVERALL..........   34   36     70
1ST DOWN.........   26    4     30     1ST DOWN.........   18   13     31
2ND DOWN-SHORT...    3    1      4     2ND DOWN-SHORT...    2    1      3
2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    1      4     2ND DOWN-MIDDLE..    3    3      6
2ND DOWN-LONG....    8    6     14     2ND DOWN-LONG....    7   10     17
3RD DOWN-SHORT...    2    0      2     3RD DOWN-SHORT...    3    1      4
3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    1      1     3RD DOWN-MIDDLE..    0    3      3
3RD DOWN-LONG....    4    6     10     3RD DOWN-LONG....    1    5      6
4TH DOWN.........    1    1      2     4TH DOWN.........    0    0      0

Northwestern                           Illinois

Formation        RUN PASS  Total       Formation        RUN PASS  Total

...............   47   20     67       ...............   34   36     70




Northwestern (Sorted by Play type)

1ST DOWN RUN  (26 RUN, 4 PASS)                                   1ST DOWN PASS
1-10 N43 #2    2 [    ] over left guard                          1-10 I36 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
1-10 I10 #29   4 [    ] over left guard                          1-3  I03 #7  to #11     3 [     ] CR
1-10 I41 #6A  -1 [    ] over left guard                          1-10 I39 #7  to #11    39 [     ] up middle
1-10 N20 #6A   0 [    ] over left guard                          1-10 N37 #2  to #8     13 [     ] OU
1-10 I32 #6A   4 [    ] over left guard
1-10 N42 #29  15 [    ] left
1-10 I43 #29   0 [    ] left
1-10 N27 #6A   3 [    ] left
1-10 N20 #7    1 [    ] left
1-10 N49 #7    7 [    ] left
1-10 N32 #4   -1 [    ] over left tackle
1-10 N31 #6A   3 [    ] over left tackle
1-10 I10 #29   3 [    ] up middle
1-10 N17 #29   3 [    ] up middle
1-5  N39 #29   2 [    ] up middle
1-10 I36 #6A   8 [    ] up middle
1-10 I39 #7    1 [    ] up middle
1-10 N38 #29   2 [    ] over right guard
1-6  I06 #39   6 [    ] over right guard
1-10 N20 #6A   3 [    ] over right guard
1-10 N31 #2    5 [    ] right
1-10 I25 #29  15 [    ] right
1-10 I25 #39   2 [    ] right
1-10 I11 #6A   7 [    ] right
1-10 N20 #29  14 [    ] over right tackle
1-10 I23 #6A   6 [    ] over right tackle

2ND-SHORT RUN  (3 RUN, 1 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
2-3  I44 #2    5 [    ] up middle                                2-3  I04 #7  to #11     4 [     ] FL
2-3  N41 #29  -3 [    ] right
2-2  I28 #6A   3 [    ] over right tackle

2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (3 RUN, 1 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
2-6  I28 #6A   3 [    ] up middle                                2-6  I06 #7  to #9      6 [     ] FL
2-4  I17 #6A   6 [    ] over right guard
2-5  N36 #6A   7 [    ] right

2ND-LONG RUN  (8 RUN, 6 PASS)                                    2ND-LONG PASS
2-10 I43 #6A   8 [    ] left                                     2-7  N30 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
2-10 N20 #6A   4 [    ] over left tackle                         2-8  N40 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
2-7  N34 #29   6 [    ] up middle                                2-7  N20 #7  to #29     - [     ] CR
2-9  I38 #39   2 [    ] over right guard                         2-9  N21 #7  to #14     - [     ] HI
2-11 I42 #6A   3 [    ] over right guard                         2-18 I44 #7  to #39    19 [     ] SC
2-8  I23 #2   11 [    ] right                                    2-8  N45 #2  to #11    14 [     ] SI
2-7  N23 #39  -2 [    ] right
2-11 N31 #39   3 [    ] over right tackle

3RD-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 0 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
3-1  N40 #29   2 [    ] up middle
3-2  I35 #7    3 [    ] over right end

3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 1 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
                                                                 3-3  I25 #7  to #9     15 [     ] PO

3RD-LONG RUN  (4 RUN, 6 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
3-8  I39 #6A   0 [    ] left                                     3-8  N34 #7  to #    SACK [     ]
3-9  N28 #2    2 [    ] up middle                                3-6  N38 #7  to #11    11 [     ] CR
3-10 N38 #7    2 [    ] up middle                                3-6  N24 #7  to #9      5 [     ] CR
3-7  I36 #39   3 [    ] over right guard                         3-9  N21 #7  to #2      - [     ] PO
                                                                 3-9  N21 #7  to #39    11 [     ] SC
                                                                 3-7  N20 #7  to #11     - [     ] SI

4TH DOWN RUN  (1 RUN, 1 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS
4-8  I39 #2    4 [    ] right                                    4-4  I33 #7  to #39    10 [     ] OU


Illinois (Sorted by Play type)

1ST DOWN RUN  (18 RUN, 13 PASS)                                  1ST DOWN PASS
1-10 I43 #2   -3 [    ]                                          1-10 I44 #2  to #    SACK [     ]
1-10 I49 #21   4 [    ] over left end                            1-10 I38 #2  to #12     - [     ] DP
1-10 N36 #2    3 [    ] over left guard                          1-10 N31 #2  to #12     - [     ] FL
1-10 I05 #21   1 [    ] over left guard                          1-10 I31 #2  to #8     28 [     ] FL
1-10 N16 #5Y   7 [    ] over left guard                          1-10 N42 #2  to #8      - [     ] HI
1-4  N04 #2    2 [    ] left                                     1-10 N20 #2  to #8      5 [     ] HI
1-10 I26 #2    0 [    ] left                                     1-10 I42 #2  to #8      8 [     ] HI
1-2  N02 #21  -1 [    ] left                                     1-10 N16 #2  to #83     - [     ] up middle
1-10 I25 #28   5 [    ] left                                     1-10 N41 #2  to #3D     - [     ] OU
1-10 I37 #2    6 [    ] up middle                                1-10 N30 #2  to #80     5 [     ] OU
1-10 I18 #2    2 [    ] up middle                                1-10 N32 #2  to #3D     - [     ] PO
1-10 I14 #2   -1 [    ] up middle                                1-30 N37 #2  to #21     5 [     ] SC
1-10 I46 #5Y   0 [    ] up middle                                1-10 N42 #2  to #8     25 [     ] SI
1-10 I40 #5Y   1 [    ] up middle
1-10 I05 #21   2 [    ] over right guard
1-10 I36 #21   1 [    ] over right guard
1-4  N04 #2    0 [    ] right
1-10 I46 #2   -2 [    ] right

2ND-SHORT RUN  (2 RUN, 1 PASS)                                   2ND-SHORT PASS
2-3  N03 #5Y   2 [    ] up middle                                2-2  I50 #2  to #8     50 [     ] DP
2-2  N02 #2    1 [    ] right

2ND-MIDDLE RUN  (3 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  2ND-MIDDLE PASS
2-5  N15 #28   1 [    ] left                                     2-4  I43 #2  to #3D     - [     ] OU
2-4  N04 #21   0 [    ] up middle                                2-5  N25 #2  to #80     9 [     ] OU
2-5  I30 #5Y   3 [    ] up middle                                2-6  N47 #2  to #8      - [     ] PO

2ND-LONG RUN  (7 RUN, 10 PASS)                                   2ND-LONG PASS
2-10 N32 #2   12 [    ] over left end                            2-12 I44 #2  to #    SACK [     ]
2-10 N41 #2   22 [    ] left                                     2-11 I13 #2  to #8     25 [     ] FL
2-10 N31 #2    2 [    ] up middle                                2-9  I06 #2  to #8     40 [     ] FL
2-25 N32 #2    7 [    ] up middle                                2-8  I07 #2  to #8     24 [     ] FL
2-10 I26 #5Y  14 [    ] up middle                                2-10 I46 #2  to #8     12 [     ] HI
2-10 I38 #28   3 [    ] over right guard                         2-9  I41 #2  to #8      4 [     ] HI
2-14 I40 #2   12 [    ] right                                    2-10 N42 #2  to #80    12 [     ] HI
                                                                 2-10 N16 #2  to #80    14 [     ] up middle
                                                                 2-8  I20 #2  to #35     - [     ] OU
                                                                 2-7  N33 #2  to #8     33 [     ] SI

3RD-SHORT RUN  (3 RUN, 1 PASS)                                   3RD-SHORT PASS
3-1  N01 #2    1 [    ] up middle                                3-2  I33 #2  to #89    36 [     ] FL
3-2  N48 #5Y   1 [    ] up middle
3-1  N01 #5Y   1 [    ] over right guard

3RD-MIDDLE RUN  (0 RUN, 3 PASS)                                  3RD-MIDDLE PASS
                                                                 3-4  N04 #2  to #10   INT [     ] CR
                                                                 3-4  N14 #2  to #8     14 [     ] CR
                                                                 3-4  I43 #2  to #80    15 [     ] PO

3RD-LONG RUN  (1 RUN, 5 PASS)                                    3RD-LONG PASS
3-28 N35 #21   3 [    ] over left end                            3-6  N47 #2  to #    SACK [     ]
                                                                 3-20 I36 #2  to #    SACK [     ]
                                                                 3-7  I41 #2  to #80     8 [     ] CR
                                                                 3-8  I20 #2  to #80     - [     ] CR
                                                                 3-5  I45 #2  to #21    19 [     ] OU

4TH DOWN RUN  (0 RUN, 0 PASS)                                    4TH DOWN PASS


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