Originally posted on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 9/27/12
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin defensive end David Gilbert will pay a small price for critical comments he made Wednesday night concerning Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said Thursday that Gilbert would sit out the first play of Saturday's game as a lesson for his poor word choice.Regarding Martinez, Gilbert told ESPNWisconsin.com, "it still looks like he's skipping rocks out there to me. He still can't throw. He's not going to beat us with his arm."Gilbert was referencing Martinez's proclivity for dropping down and throwing sidearm. This season, Martinez has completed 65 of 92 passes (70.7 percent) for 878 yards with nine touchdowns and one interception. But Martinez struggled mightily against Wisconsin last season during a 48-17 loss at Camp Randall Stadium. He completed just 11 of 22 throws for 176 yards and three interceptions."A D-lineman maybe doesn't see the things that we've seen, the growth of that kid," Bielema said. "I think Taylor Martinez is ...
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