Originally written on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 12/29/12
The state of Wisconsin knows a thing or two about beef and cheese. It cranks out a large supply of both on an annual basis. And it appears as though the Wisconsin football team knows just what to do with it.On Friday, the Badgers partook in the Lawry's Beef Bowl, which is an annual feast between the two teams competing in the Rose Bowl. Once again, the Badgers devoured their competition by throwing down 619 pounds of prime rib to eclipse Stanford's tally of 602 pounds.The Badgers are coming off a feasting victory last year when they smashed Oregon by eating 723 pounds of meat compared to just 612 by the Ducks. However, their success at the dinner table didn't translate to the field as they suffered a 45-38 defeat to the hands of Oregon.As Jesse Temple of FOX Sports Wisconsin points out, the winner of the dubious Beef Bowl has gone on to win the Rose Bowl 39 times in the past 56 years.Stanford freshman Joshua Garnett and Wisconsin sophomore Dallas Lewallen, both offensive lineman, tied for the individual lead in the contest by consuming seven of the 24-ounce cuts of prime rib each.Michigan's Ed Muransky, who ate 10 cuts in 1978, is believed to hold the all-time record for most prime rib consumed during a Beef Bowl.The two teams will square off the Rose Bowl on New Year's Day.
GET THE YARDBARKER APP:
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Arizona Cardinals make Jen Welter first female NFL coach

Larry Bird: Michael Jordan would kill me in 1-on-1 now

Junior Seau family says Hall of Fame went back on its word

Kobe will probably see time at power forward next year

Angels acquire Shane Victorino from the Red Sox

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Clemson's Swinney wants Notre Dame in a conference

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel as Browns starter

David Price won't rule out Red Sox despite testy past

Bullying victim Jonathan Martin retiring from NFL

Why Jay Gruden may lose job if he can’t fix Robert Griffin III

Report: T.Y. Hilton wants similar contract to Dez Bryant

Nick Saban has incredible advice for his players on chasing girls

Nik Stauskas trolls Thad Matta

Will Smith fires back at former teammate Junior Galette

Sammy Watkins: It's a "problem" if Bills don't win AFC East

The most important quarterback in the game?

Boston Mayor Walsh refusing to sign Olympic host contract

Chris Johnson accused of smashing up Rolls-Royce rental

Astros’ playoff push prompts rescheduling of Taylor Swift

Answering the AFC East's biggest questions in 2015

Bryant in 'financial distress' before signing new deal

College football's top 10 coaches on the hot seat for 2015

Was Gregg Popovich close to retiring last year?

College Football News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
the YARDBARKER app
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Cardinals hire first female NFL coach

Larry Bird: Michael Jordan would kill me in 1-on-1 now

Seau family: HOF broke their word

Kobe to see time at power forward next year

Mike Pettine not ruling out Manziel

Galette appears to unload on Payton

Dez Bryant in 'financial distress' before signing new deal

Top 10 CFB coaches on the hot seat

Was Popovich close to retiring last year?

Kyle Busch continues historic run with Brickyard win

WATCH: Mike Trout HR lands in 'Trout Net'

With Cueto dealt, what's the market for other pitchers?

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Help
Follow Yardbarker