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Here's a few interesting tidbits following Wisconsin's 41-10 win over Purdue:
The Badgers now lead the all-time series 44-29-8, including 25-12-5 in Madison.
Wisconsin has won eight straight games against Purdue, dating back to the 2004 season. This marks the longest winning streak for either team in the series.
The Badgers have won five straight Big Ten home openers and 10 of the last 11.
Wisconsin is now 6-2-1 against Purdue in Big Ten home openers.
Wisconsin now has had 24 100-yard rushers against Purdue and are 17-3-1 in those games (Saturday marked the third time they had two in a game).
Wisconsin is one of three teams in FBS to not allow a passing touchdown this season. Georgia Tech allowed one Saturday to drop off the list. Oklahoma didn't play. Washington State game hasn't started as I write this.
Chris Borland passed Nick Griesen for 14th place and tied Jason Doering for 13th place on UW's all-time tackles list.
Jared Abbrederis passed Billy Marek for 10th place and Nick Davis for 9th place on UW's all-time all-purpose yards list.
Abbrederis passed Ira Matthews for 7th place and tied Archie Burks for 6th place on UW's all-time punt returns list.
James White passed Larry Emery for 10th place on UW's all-time rushing yards list.White passed Brent Moss for 7th place on UW's all-time rushing touchdowns list.
Kyle French passed Steven Veith for 10th place on UW's all-time field goals list.French passed Vitaly Pisetsky for 7th place UW's all-time extra points list.
Alex Erickson had his first catch.
Melvin Gordon has his fourth straight 100-yard rushing game and his first three rushing touchdown game. Gordon has had only one other game with two rushing TDs and that came last week.
Rob Henry's 22-yard touchdown run was the longest allowed by Wisconsin this year (previous high was 18) and the longest for Purdue this season (previous high 17).
Warren Herring had one previous sack before today's, and it was against Purdue last season.
BEST OF MAXIM
On Saturday we were guilty of it and so were a lot of you as well. What is that "it" we are talking about?
Well, here it is in all it's glory:
Ricardo Allen strikes again…. #Badgers turn the ball over. May be time to see what Phillips has to offer.
— MadTown Badgers (@MTBadgers) September 21, 2013
Yes, Joel Stave threw another interception...
Jen Bielema was bombarded on Twitter by Wisconsin fans eager to serve her some humble pie following Arkansas’ loss at Rutgers on Saturday. Bielema, whose husband Bret left Wisconsin to become the coach at Arkansas this season, talked some crap about her former school following the Badgers’ loss to Arizona State last weekend. Wisconsin fans […]
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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer They're at it again, those run-crazy Badgers.
After another stellar day on the ground for Wisconsin, the partisan discussion floating around Camp Randall Stadium following the 41-10 victory Saturday over Purdue was whether Melvin Gordon and James White formed the best 1-2 backfield punch in the country.
There won't be huge changes in the polls beginning week five, but there could be some minor shifts.Clemson and Stanford are both on the bubble for the fourth spot in the Coaches Poll. Stanford's early game thumping of Arizona State, 39-7 after the third quarter, may give the Cardinal some more points in the polls, but score watchers will only see a 14 point victory (42-28...
Follow along for free on BadgerNation's drive blog! Wisconsin continues to pile it on in the running game, as Melvin Gordon has scored three touchdowns and the Badgers are over 345 rushing yards as a team. Early in the fourth quarter, Wisconsin leads 41-10.
Whether it was senior James White or sophomore Melvin Gordon, No.24 Wisconsin's running game couldn't be stopped, as the Badgers averaged 8.1 yards per carry and rushed for five touchdowns in a 41-10 victory over Purdue.