The Mike Riley era at Nebraska could’ve gotten off to a better start.
The Huskers are now 2-3 after falling to Illinois this afternoon, 14-13.
According to multiple reporters on-scene, Huskers’ senior offensive lineman Alex Lewis told Husker fans “I’m sorry we suck” as he walked off the field in Champaign, Ill. He was reportedly smiling and blowing kisses to the crowd as he said it.
— Sean Neumann (@Neumannthehuman) October 3, 2015
Saw it with my own eyes. Very disappointing. https://t.co/4ZTKK3GBxx
— Dan Hoppen (@danhoppen) October 4, 2015
If day weren’t difficult enough, I’m told by multiple people that OT Alex Lewis walked off field with wry grin, blowing kisses to fans.
— Steven M. Sipple (@HuskerExtraSip) October 4, 2015
There’s holding your head high after a loss and then there’s that, which should never be done.
Nebraska is set to play Wisconsin next Saturday.