The atmosphere at Camp Randall was electric as 81,384 fans watched the #7 Wisconsin Badgers (5-0) spoil the #8 Nebraska Cornhuskers (4-1) first-ever Big Ten game by beating them fairly handily, 48-17.
With the win on national TV for everyone to see, the Badgers will be catapulted in to National Championship talk. After the game, Wisconsin Head Coach Bret Bielema stated “I hope the blackshirts enjoyed their trip to Madison.”
What It Means: In regards to Bielema’s comment on the Blackshirts, it’s going to be a long trip back to Omaha. The Badgers put up 486 total yards of offense and forced three turnovers on defense. Huskers star QB Taylor Martinez had a nightmarish night against the Badgers while throwing three interceptions and averaging a mere three yards on the ground, well below his season average.
Kudos to the Badgers defense who made all the right adjustments after giving up two touchdowns in the first quarter. Following the Huskers second touchdown, the Bad...