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Catch up on Week 2 early action: Get scores, stats, recaps & video

The Big Ten went 5-1 in early Week 2 games Saturday, including Nebraska nipping McNeese State on a 59-yard TD catch and run from Ameer Abdullah with 20 seconds remaining. Catch up on all the scores, stats and video highlights in this post. Also, check out our Big Ten scoreboard. And view our Week 2 gallery. Get our latest Week 2 coverage: ILLINOIS 42, WESTERN KENTUCKY 34: BOX | PBP | AP RECAP | ALL VIDEO Illinois quarterback Wes Lunt threw for three touchdowns and Taylor Barton returned an interception for a late score to secure a comeback win over

BTN LiveBIG: Nebraska center combating concussions

When an announcer yells “Fumble!” or “Interception!” during a football game, the fans watching the broadcast respond with joy or frustration, depending on who they’re cheering for. But when they hear “There’s a player down,” emotions are usually more subdued and somber, no matter which uniform that player is wearing. With the amount of attention given to the impact of head injuries on football players in recent years, concussions have become a prominent concern for the sport. This has led to efforts by the NCAA and NFL to minimize these injuries with methods such as redesigned equipment and rule changes

Audio: Listen to your Big Ten coach's teleconference

Each Tuesday morning during the Big Ten football season, the 14 Big Ten football coaches hold a Big Ten teleconference with reporters from around the country. We post the audio for each segment of the call here, and we do this every Tuesday afternoon. Northwestern Coach Pat Fitzgerald: Listen to what @CoachFitz51 had to say as @NUFBFamily gears up for week 2 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/RSXn3ngyPl — Northwestern on BTN (@BTN_NU) September 2, 2014 Michigan Coach Brady Hoke: Listen to what Brady Hoke had to say as @umichfootball gears up for week 2 of #B1G football action. http://t.co/AzES4kU4ih —