If there is another team in college football that has endured more hard-luck losses this season than Wisconsin, you'd be hard-pressed to find it. On Saturday, Wisconsin dropped a heart-stopping 24-21 overtime decision against Penn State, marking the Badgers' second straight overtime loss.
Wisconsin lost, 21-14, in overtime last week to Ohio State. And two games before that, Michigan State edged Wisconsin 16-13 in overtime.
The Badgers' losses this season have now come by three, three, three, seven and three points. Amazing.
Here are five things we learned from Wisconsin's regular-season finale:
1. Montee Ball is finally at the top of the touchdown record book.
Wisconsin's star running back had been eyeing the all-time NCAA FBS touchdown record since he announced his intention to return in January for his senior season. It didn't come as easily as expected, but he established a new mark on Saturday.
Ball scored on a 17-yard touchdown run around the right...