Chase Brown's Ground Attack Not Enough for Illinois Against Northwestern, 10-28

Sat, Dec 12, 2020 | Consuelo Machina


2020-12-12 -- Illinois fails on the road against Northwestern with a 10-28 loss.

Led by Mike Epstein calling plays, Illinois scored 10 points as visitors. Mike Epstein tossed for 0 competitions on 0 attempts against Northwestern with 0 interceptions for a total of 0 yards and 0 passing touchdowns. Brian Hightower caught for 60 yards on 2 receptions with 1 touchdown. Chase Brown rushed on 14 attempts against Northwestern with a total of 70 yards and 0 running touchdowns. Illinois rushed against Northwestern defense on 35 attempts for 155 yards. The visiting team gave up a total of 35 yards on 4 penalties.

Led by Peyton Ramsey calling plays, Northwestern scored 28 points at home. Peyton Ramsey threw for 0 yards on 0 attempts for 0 competitions; in the game, the quarterback tossed for 0 touchdowns and 0 interceptions. Kyric McGowan caught for 0 touchdowns against Illinois secondary on 4 catches for 72 yards. Evan Hull rushed for 149 yards on 13 attempts with 1 rushing touchdown. Northwestern ran for a total of 411 yards as a team against Illinois with 58 rush attempts. Northwestern had 1 turnovers with 1 fumbles lost and 0 interceptions.

Posted at Sat, December 12, 2020 20:30:37 UTC