Date/Time - Saturday, September 5 at 7:14 p.m. CT
Stadium –AT&T Stadium (80,000/FieldTurf)
Television –ABC (Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit and Heather Cox)
Radio - Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas)
Series –Wisconsin leads 1-0 (First meeting in neutral site)
Last Meeting - Wisconsin won, 15-0, on November 3, 1928 in Madison
Wisconsin has won three of its last five meetings with teams ranked in the top five of the AP poll.
Wisconsin is 5-4-1 against teams currently in the SEC West, including going 1-1 last season. The Badgers are 9-11-1 overall against teams currently in the conference but only 1-4-1 in the regular season.
Saturday marks the 22nd time in the modern era (since 1946) that Wisconsin has opened a season against a non-conference opponent currently affiliated with one of the power five conferences. UW is 10-10-1 in such games.
Wisconsin Note to Consider
Alabama Note to Consider
Under head coach Nick Saban, Alabama has played in five season-opening games inside a domed stadium. The Crimson Tide are 5-0 and have outscored its opponents 177-81 in those games. One of those openers was in 2012 at AT&T Stadium, beating then-No.8 Michigan 41-14.
Worgull's 2014 Predictions
Straight up: 10-4
Against the Spread: 6-7