Nebraska loses another in the final minute, 23-21

Nebraska fell to 2-4 on the season after being falling in the last minute of the game for the fourth time this season.

Wisconsin 23, Nebraska 21

First Half

First Quarter

No Scoring

Second Quarter

7-0 Wisconsin

13 plays, 77 yards, 5:22 TOP, 9:45 left

Troy Fumagalli 7-yard pass from Joel Stave (Rafael Gaglianone kick)

Key Play: With the wind in their face, Paul Chryst waved off going for a 47-yard field goal on fourth-and-2. UW rewarded that gamble when tight end Troy Fumagalli caught a 4-yard pass to the Nebraska 25. Jazz Peavy's diving 16-yard catch on third-and-15, giving UW a first down at the 14, was equally as big.

7-7 

14 plays, 77 yards, 6:56 TOP, 2:40 left

Tommy Armstrong 7-yard run (Drew Brown kick)

Key Play: De'Mornay Pierson-El found plenty of separation in one-on-one coverage against Sojourn Shelton, getting Nebraska to Wisconsin's 25-yard line with a 19-yard completion on third-and-7.

14-7 Nebraska

5 plays, 62 yards, 1:29 TOP, :31 left

Stanley Morga 42-yard pass from Tommy Armstrong (Brown kick)

Key Play: In one-on-one coverage with Morgan, Sojourn Shelton never turned his head around to the play. Morgan caught the pass with Shelton in his face in the end zone, drawing a flag for pass interference as an insult to injury.

Second Half

Third Quarter

14-10 Nebraska

7 plays, 28 yards, 1:55 TOP, 1:06 left

FG Rafael Gaglianone 45

Key Play: Stave's receivers are approaching 10 drops in the game but Eric Steffes didn't let him down, as his 15-yard gain put the Badgers into field goal range.

Fourth Quarter

17-14 Wisconsin

11 plays, 84 yards, 4:32 TOP, 10:08 left

Alec Ingold 1-yard run (Gaglianone kick)

Key Play: Facing a third-and-11 near midfield, Wisconsin got a big call to go its way when cornerback Joshua Kalu was whistled for pass interference, giving UW a first down at the Nebraska 30.

20-14 Wisconsin

5 plays, 40 yards, 2:20 TOP, 6:17 left

FG Rafael Gaglianone 42

Key Play: Wisconsin's running game had only two runs over 30 yards in the first five games of the season. They got number three at a critical time. Well blocked downfield by Alex Erickson, Ogunbowale went 32 yards to the Nebraska 32.

21-20 Nebraska

6 plays, 75 yards, 2:39 TOP, 3:38 left

Andy Janovich 55-yard run (Brown kick)

Key Play: Missed tackles by D'Cota Dixon and Michael Caputo allowed Janovich to break free.

23-21 Wisconsin

6 plays, 42 yards, 1:03 TOP, :04 left

FG Rafael Gaglianone 46

Key Play: OLE!.


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