Found October 20, 2012 on The Sports Bank:
Wisconsin Badgers running backs James White and Montee Ball are running away as the nation’s top running back tandem. The duo combined to rush for 341 yards on 39 carries (8.74 average) and all five of Wisconsin’s (6-2, 3-1) touchdowns in a 38-13 win over Minnesota. White not only dominated the normal running game, he debuted at quarterback in the Badgers wildcat formation known as the “Barge” package. Following the game, head coach Bret Bielema emphasized how “fun and exciting,” this year’s team is. What It Means: Sure, Wisconsin retained Paul Bunyan’s Axe for the ninth straight year, but they also became bowl-eligble, joining Northwestern as the only other Big Ten team to do so. The Badgers have made leaps and strides since the beginning of the season on the offensive line and in the run game. In the past two games, they have racked up 804 rushing yards. And defensively, Wisconsin hasn’t lost a step as they forced the Gophers (4-3, 0-3) to go three-and-out on 7-of-11 possessions....
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