IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The last time James White left Kinnick Stadium, he exited with a sprained left knee and wounded pride. One week later, he was forced to miss the only game of his college career.
White made sure his final memory against Iowa was much happier. During Wisconsin's 28-9 victory Saturday, he carried the ball 19 times for 132 yards and two touchdowns to keep the Heartland Trophy in Madison. The senior now has 43 total touchdowns, which leads all active FBS players.
"It meant a lot," White said. "It's a lot of fun. It's a rivalry game. Those are the types of games you want to play. Play Iowa, Minnesota. Try to keep the trophy at Wisconsin. I got knocked out last time, so I wanted to come out here and finish the game and be out there for my team when they needed me the most.
"We watched the game on film and saw it again. It was an unfortunate injury, but I'm glad I was able to bounce back from it."
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