Nebraska started its 2018 campaign by going 0-6 overall.

In the team’s seventh game, a win finally came the Cornhuskers’ way. The Huskers then won their second game right after, moving to 2-6. A game against Ohio State ended in a 5-point defeat, but Nebraska was obviously heading in the right direction.

On Saturday against Illinois, the Huskers rolled once again, defeating the Fighting Illini 54-35. Despite Illinois QB AJ Bush running for 187 yards and 3 TD, Nebraska’s offense proved to be too much.

Quarterback Adrian Martinez threw for 290 yards and 3 TD while adding 55 yards and another score on the ground. Running back Devine Ozigbo made all 11 of his carries count, going for 162 yards and 3 TD.

After the win, Nebraska coach Scott Frost spoke with the media: