Records: Wisconsin (0-0) and Bowling Green (0-0)
Date / Time: Saturday, Sept. 2 at 6:04 p.m. CDT (7:04 p.m. EDT)
Location: Cleveland, Ohio (Cleveland Browns Stadium / 73,200)
Television: ESPN Regional (Wayne Larrivee and Chris Martin)
Radio: Wisconsin Radio Network (Matt Lepay and Mike Lucas) ... 53 affiliates throughout Wisconsin and Minnesota, including WIBA (1310 AM / 101.5 FM in Madison) and WTMJ (620 AM) in Milwaukee
Polls: Neither team is nationally ranked
Coaches: Wisconsin's Bret Bielema (1st year as a head coach) and Bowling Green's Gregg Brandon (5th year overall and at BGSU: 26-11 record)
Series: Wisconsin leads 2-0
Last Meeting: Wisconsin won 56-42 in Madison on Sept. 3, 2005 ... the two teams combined for 1,035 yards of total offense ... UW's Brian Calhoun rushed for five TDs, while BGSU QB Omar Jacobs threw for 458 yards and five scores ... the Falcons took a 20-7 lead, but the game was tied 35-35 at the half ... UW scored the first 21 points of the second half.
Wisconsin-Bowling Green Series Notes: The two programs have met twice previously, both times at Wisconsin ... the Badgers won the first meeting, 39-18, on Sept. 19, 1992 ... UW re-opened renovated Camp Randall Stadium last season with a 56-42 victory over the Falcons on Sept. 3 ... Wisconsin's roster includes six Ohioans, including Shane Carter (Troy), Jason Chapman (Bedford Heights), Brandon Kelly (Bedford), Prince Moody (Columbus), Bill Nagy (Hudson) and Lance Smith (Warren) ... former Badger LB / FB Russ Kuhns is an offensive assistant at Bowling Green
Welcome to the Club Bret Bielema makes his head coaching debut on Saturday against Bowling Green. Bielema is the nation's second-youngest Division IA head coach at age 36. He was Wisconsin's defensive coordinator for the past two sea- sons as the Badgers went 19-6 overall.