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Wisconsin continues to show improvement offensively, and the Badgers are slowly beginning to look like the dominant team of old. Wisconsin manhandled Purdue for a 38-14 victory on Saturday to take control of the Leaders Division.The Badgers (5-2, 2-1 in Big Ten play) now hold the head-to-head advantage against Purdue and Illinois in the Leaders, and a trip to Indianapolis for the Big Ten title game is coming into focus.Here are five things we learned from Saturday's game:1. Wisconsin's offensive line is turning the corner.If the offensive line can shoulder the blame for a rough start to the season, it deserves credit for improvement.Line success is often determined by how well the running game looks at Wisconsin, and it couldn't have looked much better all around against Purdue on Saturday. The statistics were downright jaw dropping.Wisconsin carried the ball 57 times for 467 yards and four touchdowns. That's an average of 8.2 yards per carry. The ringleader in the b...
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It's amazing how teams can look completely different on the road than they do at home but that's the case with LSU the last two weeks. On the road against Florida they managed just six points and 200 total yards. At home in their friendly confines they put up over 400 yards and 23 points against a South Carolina team that looked like world beaters last week...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. It was only one of the 78 offensive plays Wisconsin ran during its 38-14 victory at Purdue on Saturday, but the message Montee Ball sent on that play stood out. The run accounted for just 16 of Ball's career-high 247 yards, but the fact the senior picked up the yards while lowering his shoulder and flattening Boilermakers safety Landon Feichter was one of...
Going into this game week, nearly every college football pundit predicted a Purdue victory. Despite getting shellacked by Michigan last weekend, 44-13, critics claimed that Purdue would show up, ready to defeat a deflated Wisconsin team. With a potential Leaders Division tie-break on the line, the winner of the game is likely to go on to the Big Ten Championship in Indianapolis...
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) -- Montee Ball ran for a career-high 247 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Wisconsin beat Purdue 38-14 on Saturday afternoon. James White added 124 yards rushing for the Badgers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten), who outgained Purdue 645 yards to 252. The Badgers pounded out 467 yards rushing in the rain. Ball moved past Texas Tech's Taurean Henderson and now...
Montee Ball ran for a career-high 247 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Wisconsin beat Purdue 38-14 on Saturday afternoon.
James White added 124 yards rushing for the Badgers (5-2, 2-1 Big Ten), who outgained Purdue 645 yards to 252. The Badgers pounded out 467 yards rushing in the rain.
Ball moved past Texas Tech's Taurean Henderson and now is alone in third place...
MADISON, Wis. By all accounts, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon possesses the physical attributes necessary to make him the next star in the Badgers loaded backfield. Of course, theres more to football than speed, power and being chiseled like Spartacus.
Gordon, a third-stringer behind Montee Ball and James White, is finding out excelling at the highest level of college football...