Official says travel package sales for Nebraska-Illinois game in Ireland going ‘extremely well’

By Steven M. Sipple / Husker Extra

It’s generally a fool’s errand to try to predict exactly what will unfold during Nebraska’s 2021 football season.

Ah, but there’s at least one predictable part. 

Nebraska fans are buying up travel packages for the 2021 Aer Lingus College Classic in Ireland faster than Illinois fans.

“Nebraska is certainly off to a commanding lead in that regard, let’s just say,” said John Anthony, a representative for Irish American Events Limited, the organizer of the game as well as four previous college football games in Ireland.