Wisconsin Saturday recap

How did the Wisconsin Badgers fare in week four? Big Red Report examines with the help of BadgerNation.com.

With both teams coming off victories on Saturday, Nebraska and Wisconsin should both be ranked in the USA Today Coaches Top 25 when the two square off next Saturday at 7 PM.

Nebraska will look to avenge a 48-17 loss last year to the Badgers in Wisconsin – the Huskers inaugural game in the Big Ten Conference.

On Saturday, after struggling with Utah State last week and losing to Oregon State in week two, Wisconsin got back on track with a 37-26 win over UTEP. The Badgers opened things up in the second quarter, when they outscored the Miners 21-3.

BadgerNation.com, a FOX Sports NEXT affliate was on hand to see Brett Bielma's squad in Madison win – it's time to learn about the Badgers.

Stories Husker fans need to read:


After having its share of issues last season, Wisconsin's special teams turns the tide for the second straight week, as a simple two points ignited the Badgers' offense to its best showing of the season in a 37-26 victory over UTEP at Camp Randall.


Becoming the first freshman quarterback to start for Wisconsin in almost 12 years, Joel Stave's solid performance under center helped the Badgers put up their highest point total of the year in a win over UTEP on Saturday.


With senior tailback and Heisman finalist Montee Ball on the sideline, the Wisconsin running attack didn't miss a beat thanks to Melvin Gordon and James White, as the duo rushed for 177 of UW's 213 yards in Wisconsin's 37-26 victory Saturday.

Josh Harvey has covered college football and recruiting for Fox Sports & Scout.com since 2008. He is now the Publisher of Big Red Report, covering Nebraska athletics.
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