Found September 05, 2012 on Madtown Badgers:
After Saturday's narrow victory against Northern Iowa the company line was that this was a good thing and a great learning opportunity for the 2012 Badgers. The coaches are right, it was a major learning opportunity, but it's one that they should've already learned and here's why: Wisconsin has a history of not learning lessons from mistakes of the past. It's kind of becoming a hallmark of this program as of late. What do I mean by that? Well, just look back to last season and you'll see what I mean. In fact Shelton Johnson may have said it best in his post game interview, "It was kind of a representation of what happened last year and the things we were trying to get rid of this year." "Just big plays, it's just things like that," said Johnson. "We play well for 90% of the game and those two plays, the screen or lose contain and it ends up hurting us a lot."  Johnson clearly represented the frustratio...

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