Patrick Gorski, USA Today Sports

Drive Blog: No. 6 Nebraska at No. 10 Wisconsin

Undefeated Nebraska visits Madison looking to show they are a playoff contender. Follow the scoring drives here.

No.7 Nebraska (7-0, 4-0 Big Ten) vs. No.11 Wisconsin (5-2, 2-2 Big Ten)

First Half 

First Quarter

7-0 Wisconsin

2 plays, 51 yards, 0:43 TOP, 9:38 left 

Bradrick Shaw 21-yard run (Andrew Endicott kick)

Key Play: After having a first-down completion broken up to end the last drive, tight end Troy Fumagalli hauls in a perfect throw on his finger tips from quarterback Alex Hornibrook for a 30-yard gain down to the Nebraska 21

Second Quarter


6 plays, 42 yards, 2:12 TOP, 13:41 left 

Devine Ozigbo 1-yard run (Drew Brown kick)

Key Play: Matched up in one-on-one coverage, Sojourn Shelton was beaten by receiver Jordan Westerkamp on the slant and then whiffed on the tackle attempt, adding 20 extra yards on the play down to the Wisconsin 4.

10-7 Wisconsin

7 plays, 25 yards, 3:18 TOP, 6:53 left 

FG Andrew Endicott 44

Key Play: On third-and-2, Bart Houston completed a 9-yard pass to Troy Fumagalli for a first down to the Nebraska 33.

Third Quarter

17-7 Wisconsin

13 plays, 73 yards, 6:36 TOP, 8:17 left 

Rob Wheelwright 9-yard pass from Alex Hornibrook (Andrew Endicott kick)

Key Play: Not only did Wheelwright haul in his first touchdown catch of the season, the senior set himself up by delivering a big 10-yard reception over the middle to the Nebraska 35, as quarterback Alex Hornibrook delivered the throw between two defenders.

Fourth Quarter

17-14 Wisconsin

14 plays, 75 yards, 5:58 TOP, 13:45 left 

Tommy Armstrong 2-yard run (Drew Brown kick)

Key Play: Armstrong went 3-for-3 passing on Nebraska's touchdown drive, including a 16-yard pass to Jordan Westerkamp on third-and-7 down to the Wisconsin 13.


11 plays, 52 yards, 5:53 TOP, 3:43 left 

FG Drew Brown 35

Key Play: A missed tackle by Lubern Figaro on Stanley Morgan's catch was a big one, as the 25-yard gain got the Huskers into field goal range at the UW 21.

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