Posted October 12, 2013 on AP on Fox
Clobbered by the pass rush. Shut down in the running game. No. 19 Northwestern's high-octane offense hit a cardinal red speed bump Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Wisconsin recorded seven sacks and held the Wildcats to 44 yards rushing, their lowest total in six seasons in an easier-than-expected 35-6 victory that handed Northwestern its second straight loss. But after falling by just 10 to Ohio State last week, coach Pat Fitzgerald's team took a step back on the road. ''I didn't think they came out and weren't ready to play,'' he said. ''I just think that as the game went along, we lost our focus somehow, some way.'' Melvin Gordon ran for a 71-yard touchdown and Chris Borland led a front seven that figured out the 19th-ranked Wildcats' high-octane offense in a 35-6 win Saturday. The Badgers (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten) spent much of the afternoon chasing down quarterbacks Kain Colter and Trever Siemian. Jared Abbrederis burned the s...
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