Nebraska vs. Illinois, 9.21

Keaton Redline, 9, of Hastings catches a pass while tailgating before the Nebraska-Illinois game on Saturday in Champaign, Illinois.

It's official. After much anticipation leading up to Saturday night's game against Illinois, ESPN's "College GameDay" announced it will come to Lincoln next week for Nebraska's showdown with Ohio State.

"College GameDay" tweeted the announcement moments after the Huskers sealed a dramatic 42-38 win over Illinois in Champaign, Illinois, Saturday night. 

Next Saturday will mark the first "College GameDay" appearance on Nebraska's campus since 2007, when the Huskers hosted USC. 

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"I'm sure it's going to be freaking awesome," NU linebacker Will Honas said. "(I'm sure) the fans will be there and bring it. The atmosphere is going to be awesome, I'm sure."


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