Found October 07, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
Wisconsin put together its best all-around effort this season during a 31-14 victory against Illinois on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. The offense tallied a season-high 427 yards, the defense allowed a season-low 178 yards passing, and the special teams play finally didn't produce any significant blunders. Illinois certainly is no Ohio State, but there is plenty of reason to be encouraged if you support the Badgers. Handing out grades for Wisconsin's sixth game of the season: Passing offense: B Redshirt freshman Joel Stave keeps improving with each start, and that was evident during Saturday's game against Illinois. Stave threw for a career-high 254 yards and went over the 200-yard mark for the third time in his three starts. He also set career highs for completions (16) and attempts (25). The strangest move of the day came when Wisconsin's coaching staff inserted third-string quarterback Curt Phillips into the game to run a full series. Badgers coach Bret B...
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