MADISON, Wis. Maybe it goes without saying, but in order for Wisconsin to stand a realistic chance of beating Nebraska in the Big Ten championship game, the Badgers will need their full complement of players.
Good thing for Wisconsin its players are getting healthy at the right time.
Wide receiver Jared Abbrederis, linebacker Chris Borland and right guard Kyle Costigan are all expected to play Saturday against Nebraska after sustaining injuries in recent weeks. Borland has missed the past two games with a hamstring injury, while Abbrederis and Costigan both suffered mild concussions last week against Penn State.
Abbrederis also suffered a concussion against Oregon State on Sept. 8 and missed the following week's game against Utah State. The symptoms this time around appear to be lighter.
"I knew right away I'd probably be able to go," Abbrederis said. "It wasn't too bad. I'll be fine."
Abbrederis, in particular, is vital to Wisconsin's success. The first-team All-Big Ten wideo...