college football Came back! The 2022-23 season kicks off with an action-packed Week 0 slate that runs all Saturday.
Action begins on FOX as Big Ten West competitor Nebraska When Northwest Fight in Dublin, Ireland.
Then two of ACC’s biggest names, North Carolina and Florida, entered the field, wyoming Travel a thousand miles due east IllinoisWhen vanderbilt Head to Honolulu to fight Hawaii and finish things tonight.
Week 0 top plays were:
Nebraska vs. Northwestern
And we’re off!
Nebraska struck first as Texas-transferred quarterback Casey Thompson hit Isaiah García Castaneda for a 32-yard touchdown to get Cornhuskers fans to their feet at Aviva Stadium in Dublin.
Casey Thompson tosses a 32-yard TD
Nebraska gave Northwestern an early lead after a 32-yard touchdown pass from QB Casey Thompson to WR Isiah Garcia Castaneda.
Northwest punter Luke Akers, son of former NFL All-Pro kicker David Akers, moved to UCLA and scored a big kick to Nebraska’s 1-yard line. It proved too much to overcome as the Cornhuskers went three-and-out on the ensuing drive.
fill the gap
Northwestern went up big on 3rd down as Illinois transfer Donnie Navarro scored a big hit with a monster catch from QB Ryan Hilinski.Big profits helped the Wildcats get on board field goalmaking it 7-3.
Do not stop
On the first play of the second quarter, Thompson turned a potential giant mistake into a 15-yard gain for the Cornhuskers.
Thompson capped the driveoff with a 1-yard TD rush on third down to extend Nebraska’s lead to 14-3.
Northwestern answered with their own score, gaining 74 yards in just four plays. This included this clutch 41-yard throw from Hilinski to a wide-open Raymond his Niro, making it 4-points his game at 14-10.
Nebraska’s first big mistake came in the middle of the second quarter when Garcia Castaneda failed.
Northwestern running back Evan Hull made the most of the turnover, going for a total of 42 yards on his next drive.
Hull, now a junior, led Northwestern in all-purpose yards (1,276) last season as a redshirt sophomore.
Unfortunately for Northwest fans, the drive ended without points.
But it wasn’t all bad. Because fans of both sides got lucky at the concession stand …
Stay tuned for updates.
Best of the rest:
It was Western Kentucky who served their first touchdown of the 2022-23 season when Hilltoppers QB Austin Reed scored wideout Malachi Cauley and again Austin Pea.
Governors QB Mike Digliello’s pass was intercepted by WKU’s Upton Stout and carried home 34 yards away.
Connecticut in Utah (4pm ET, FS1)
Wyoming Illinois (4pm ET, BTN)
Duquesne, Florida (5 PM ET, ACC)
Florida A&M in North Carolina (8:15 PM ET, ACC)
vanderbilt hawaii (10:30 PM ET CBSSN)
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