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Today is the start of intra-conference play in the Big Ten for the 2012 college football season.The Wisconsin Badgers have not looked like the powerhouse so far this season, barely eking out wins against Northern Iowa, Utah State, and UTEP; then later losing to Oregon State.The loss to Oregon State marked the Badgers’ swan dive out of the Top 25.Tonight in the national game of the week, Badgers’ running back Montee Ball and company will try to pull off an upset of their own, against the Nebraska Cornhuskers and their much improved offense that is led by junior quarterback Taylor Martinez.Prediction No. 1 – The Nebraska passing offense will have a banner day and consistently crush the Wisconsin defense, when given time.The Nebraska passing attack features perhaps the most improved player in all of college football in Corona, CA native and former Centennial High School Star Taylor Martinez.Martinez currently has the highest quarterback rating in the Big Ten this year, and his change i...
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Below, Taylor Martinez scrambles for a 38 yard touchdown with 8:56 left in the 3rd quarter. Down 27-10 in the 3rd Martinez’ touchdown was the beginning of a 20 point unanswered run by the Huskers to come from behind and beat the Wisconsin Badgers. Martinez ran for 107 yards and threw for 181 yards, 2 touchdowns and 0 interceptions.
Below, 2011 Heisman Trophy finalist Montee...
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Wisconsin built a 17-point third-quarter lead against Nebraska, only to see it evaporate in a 30-27 loss in Lincoln on Saturday. Perhaps the offensive start was too good to be true. As good as the Badgers were in the first half, that's how poorly they performed in the second half.
Wisconsin's five-game conference winning streak had been the longest in the nation among BCS...
It was a game that started out looking good for Bucky, as Wisconsin jumped out to a 14-3 lead early, showing the run early and often, which created opportunities in the play action passing game.Nebraska found themselves down early in the 3rd Quarter, but they we not done. The score at one point was 27-10 Wisconsin, but the Cornhusker’s stuck with the running game, and ultimately...
Wisconsin couldn't finish the job Saturday night against No. 22 Nebraska.
The Badgers lost 30-27 after their 17-point lead evaporated in the second half as Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez guided four straight scoring drives against a tiring defense.
''This is the worst feeling ever,'' running back Montee Ball said. ''We had it. We clearly had it...
According to the Wisconsin State Journal starting defensive end David Gilbert will not be the starter on Saturday against Taylor Martinez and the rest of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Why? Well, because he decided to call out the Huskers QB for amongst other things, being "soft" and "still looking like he's skipping rocks out there."
In making his announcement...
If there's one thing Wisconsin knows about in Big Ten road play over the past two seasons, it's heartbreak.Wisconsin blew a 17-point second-half lead and lost, 30-27, at Nebraska on Saturday night. Dating back to last year, it marked the third road loss for the Badgers to come in the final minutes.Here are five things we learned about Wisconsin from Saturday's game.1...
At one point, the Wisconsin Badgers held a 27-10 lead, but Nebraska went twenty unanswered to snatch a 30-27 win in front of the fifth largest crowd at Memorial Stadium ever.
Taylor Martinez led the charge for the Huskers (4-1) with 116 yards on the ground and three total touchdowns.
The Badgers (3-2) lose their second road game of the season and open up an entirely new Pandora’s...
No. 23 Wisconsin vs. No. 20 Nebraska
Saturday, 8:00 PM ABC
Line: Nebraska -11.5
Prepare to see the unthinkable in Lincoln as not only will the Badgers be wearing alternative uniforms, but the Huskers will take to the field in black helmets and scarlet from neck to foot. There’s also a football game taking place, allegedly.
Last year, Wisconsin welcomed Nebraska...
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) -- Taylor Martinez guided four straight scoring drives against a tiring Wisconsin defense in the second half to lead No. 22 Nebraska's comeback from a 17-point deficit to defeat the Badgers 30-27 on Saturday night.Martinez scored on a 38-yard run, threw a 10-yard TD pass to Kyler Reed and set up Brett Maher for the tying and go-ahead field goals. Maher'...
I don't know about you, but I'm really getting sick of watching Wisconsin come "this close" on the road against a ranked Big Ten opponent. For the 3rd time in two seasons Wisconsin led against their ranked opponent on the road and found a unique way to blow said lead.
Every Thursday we give you 5 Things to Watch For in the upcoming game, now with conference...
It's not as if Saturday night's Wisconsin-Nebraska game needs more buildup.
After all, it's the Big Ten opener, the 22nd-ranked Cornhuskers (3-1) are looking to pay back the two-time defending champion Badgers (3-1) for the beat-down they got last year, and both teams will wear alternate uniforms for the first time.
A little more spice was added to the budding rivalry...