Football postgame notes

Notes from Wisconsin's 20-10 loss to Iowa in Camp Randall Stadium Saturday

  • Wisconsin set a stadium record with an announced attendance of 83,184 Saturday in Badger head coach Barry Alvarez' last home game. By comparison, the announced attendance on Nov. 25, 1989, the last game of former coach Don Morton's career, was 29,776, the lowest announced attendance of the Morton era.
  • Wisconsin is 4-11 in games in November since the 2001 season.
  • Badger tailback Brian Calhoun became the second player in Big Ten history to rush for at least 1,000 yards and have 500 receiving yards in one season. Iowa's Ronnie Harmon was the only other person to achieve this feat. He had 1,166 rushing yards and 699 receiving yards in 1985.
  • Calhoun rushed for a season-low 18 yards Saturday against Iowa and snapped a 10-game scoring streak. Calhoun had scored a touchdown in each of the Badgers' 10 games this season, prior to Saturday.

  • Wisconsin receiver Brandon Williams had 132 career receiving yards, the fourth game this season he has had at least 100 receiving yards.
  • Wisconsin quarterback John Stocco connected with Williams for a 17-yard touchdown pass. Stocco is now tied for third place on UW's all-time single-season list.
  • The win is Iowa's first road win over a ranked opponent since the Hawkeyes defeated the Badgers 27-21 in Madison Nov. 22, 2003. The win marks the first time Iowa has won a game despite trailing at halftime, since that 2003 win over Wisconsin. That Nov. 22, 2003 game was also the last time the Badgers lost a home game. Wisconsin entered Saturday's game with an 11-game home winning streak.
  • Iowa's defense held the Badgers to no points in the second half, the second time the Hawkeyes have done this on the season. The first time was against Ball State.
  • Iowa junior fullback Champ Davis scored his first career touchdown on a six-yard reception in the third period. Davis entered the game with six receptions through Iowa's first nine games.
  • Iowa running back Albert Young carried the ball 26 times for 127 yards Saturday, increasing his season total to 1,198 yards. His rushing total ranks sixth best in a single season at Iowa and he surpassed 100 rushing yards for the sixth straight game and seventh overall. He had 214 all-purpose yards Saturday, surpassing the 200-yard mark for the fourth time this season.
  • For just the second time this season, Iowa failed to score after reaching the red zone when Young fumble at the 2-yard-line late in the fourth quarter. The only other time this happened was against Northern Iowa Sept. 17.
  • Iowa place kicker Kyle Schlicher made two field goals and two extra points Saturday to increase his career point total to 173, which moves him into 10th place on Iowa's career scoring list.

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