Found October 13, 2012 on
Notre Dame Fighting Irish
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. With that type of near guarantee, the Boilermakers were expected to be ready for Bucky.
Montee Ball and the Badgers had other plans. After a huge first play from scrimmage from Purdue (52 yard pass to the Wisconsin 1 yd line) and subsequent score, Wisconsin took control. Whether it was on offense or defense, Purdue was soundly crushed in every statistical category that matters. Lets look at a few:
Wisconsin held the ball for nearly 39 minutes, to Purdue’s 21. Wisconsin had 645 yards of total offense, 467 of which came on the ground. Purdue had 252 total yards, 52 of which coming on their first ...
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Home Sweet Home
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...
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...
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...
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...