Game Day: Northwestern vs. Nebraska Saturday, November 4, 2017

The Nebraska Cornhuskers football teamĀ fell to 4-5 on the season losing to Northwestern 31-24 in overtime. Both teams came into the game with 4-4 records. Some of my favorite shots were pregame and sideline photos.

Nebraska Cornhuskers football players warm up without their pads prior to playing Northwestern at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Nebraska Cornhuskers football players warm up without their pads prior to playing Northwestern at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Big 10 referee Mike Brown, left, gets a helping hand from other refs while preparing for the Nebraska vs. Northwestern football game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Center referee Larry Smith, left, gets a helping hand from other refs with his microphone gear while preparing for the Nebraska vs. Northwestern football game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Glen Ready, a recent University of Nebraska graduate, hands out balloons to fans prior to the Nebraska vs. Northwestern football game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Glen Ready, a recent University of Nebraska graduate, hands out balloons to fans prior to the Nebraska vs. Northwestern football game at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln, Neb.

Huskers longsnapper Jordan Ober smiles while talking with a teammate prior to kickoff against Northwestern.

Huskers longsnapper Jordan Ober smiles while talking with a teammate prior to kickoff against Northwestern.

Nebraska cornerbacks coach Donte Williams makes a one-hand snag while catching a pass as players warm up to play Northwestern.

Nebraska cornerbacks coach Donte Williams makes a one-hand snag while catching a pass as players warm up to play Northwestern.

Billy Devaney, left, talks with Nebraska head coach Mike Reily during pregame preparations against Northwestern.

Billy Devaney, left, talks with Nebraska head coach Mike Reily during pregame preparations against Northwestern.

Northwestern wide receiver Macan Wilson catches the ball while defended by Nebraska defensive back Lamar Jackson at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern wide receiver Macan Wilson catches the ball while defended by Nebraska defensive back Lamar Jackson at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern cornerback Montre Hartage upends running back Devine Ozigbo during a Huskers first quarter drive.

Northwestern cornerback Montre Hartage upends running back Devine Ozigbo during a Huskers first quarter drive.

The Nebraska Spirit Squad performs between the first and second quarters of the Nebraska vs. Northwestern Big 10 football game.

The Nebraska Spirit Squad performs between the first and second quarters of the Nebraska vs. Northwestern Big 10 football game.

Nebraska linebacker Marcus Newby, right, gets a pick six touchdown against Northwestern as teammate Joshua Kalu (46) turns up field at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Nebraska linebacker Marcus Newby, right, gets a pick six touchdown against Northwestern as teammate Joshua Kalu (46) turns up field at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson scores on a touchdown run against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern quarterback Clayton Thorson scores on a touchdown run against Nebraska at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

A lone Huskers fan raises her number one foam finger during the Nebraska vs. Northwestern football game.

A lone Huskers fan raises her number one foam finger during the Nebraska vs. Northwestern football game.

Nebraska cheerleaders laugh while watching a video screen as Huskers football players try to guess the name of the late musical artist John Denver singing Thank God I'm a Country Boy.

Nebraska cheerleaders laugh while watching a video screen as Huskers football players try to guess the name of the late musical artist John Denver singing Thank God I’m a Country Boy.

Nebraska cornerback coach Donte Williams congratulates defensive players after making a big play against Northwestern at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Nebraska cornerback coach Donte Williams congratulates defensive players after making a big play against Northwestern at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern running back Justin Jackson breaks a tackle by Nebraska linebacker Avery Roberts as he scores a touchdown in the second quarter at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern running back Justin Jackson breaks a tackle by Nebraska linebacker Avery Roberts as he scores a touchdown in the second quarter at Memorial Stadium Saturday.

Northwestern cornerback Alonzo Mayo hops on top of Huskers running back Devine Ozigbo for a tackle.

Northwestern cornerback Alonzo Mayo hops on top of Huskers running back Devine Ozigbo for a tackle.

With the score tied 24-24, Nebraska defensive back Joshua Kalu breaks up a pass in the end zone on the last play of regulation. Northwestern won 31-24 in overtime.

With the score tied 24-24, Nebraska defensive back Joshua Kalu breaks up a pass in the end zone on the last play of regulation. Northwestern won 31-24 in overtime.

 

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