Nebraska coach Bo Pelini spent nearly four hours watching Saturday night's debacle.
He needed less than 10 minutes to pin the blame on himself.
Wisconsin's Montee Ball ran for 202 yards and three more touchdowns, and the dominant Badgers blew out No. 14 Nebraska 70-31 in the Big Ten title game.
It's the third time in four years, the Cornhuskers have gone home empty-handed and this one was the most embarrassing of all.
''We failed. We failed to win a championship, that was the goal coming in and we didn't get it done and I apologize for it,'' Pelini said. ''I apologize to the football team, I apologize to the coaches, the fans, like I said, everybody associated with it because at the end of the day, it falls on me. I'm the one responsible for it and we didn't get it done. ''
Nebraska (10-3, 7-1) was looking for its first league title since 1999 and most expected the drought to end against Wisconsin.
Instead, the Badgers (8...