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The junior halfback from Houston came into the game averaging under 50 yards per game but he showed today why he led the Pac-10 in rushing yards a year ago. Farmer tallied only three double digit yard carries but still averaged more than six yards every time he took the handoff from Wildcat QB Jason Johnson.
On the 70-yard scoring run, Farmer ran around the left side following blockers before breaking loose at the 30, then cut between several pursuers and before getting a crushing block from WR Bobby Wade. He raced the remainder of the way for Arizona's only touchdown of the game and cut the score to 24-7 Wisconsin.
Other players worthy of Player of the Game consideration were QB Jason Johnson, who did a good job despite poor offensive line play and several dropped balls by his receivers, and Bobby Wade, who once again showed why he is one of the nation's premier WRs with seven receptions and 85 yards.