Big Game: Wisconsin vs Nebraska
by Kavin Caruso
On Saturday, Nebraska Cornhuskers will be playing the Wisconsin Badgers in Madison. Last time these two teams met was in 1974, with Wisconsin winning 21-20. Wisconsin is rank at number 7, Nebraska is right below them at 8. Both teams will come in the game at 4-0. Two of the best quarterbacks will finally meet on Saturday night. This game will be shown nationally on ABC at 8pm.
Wisconsin's Russell Wilson is going to have a big game. He will need his favorite running back Montee Ball to bulldoze the Nebraska linemen to puncture some points. Russell Wilson has some good numbers this season. His passing percentage is 75.8, he has thrown for 1,136 yards, with 11 touchdowns, and only 1 interception. He is a dynamite. Montee Ball, Wisconsin running back, is a big guy with 360 yards of rushing with 9 touchdowns. His rushing average is 90.0 per game.
Nebraska's Taylor Martinez is tough quarterback that the opposing defense has trouble stopping him. Taylor Martinez is very mobile, he can run and throw. Taylor Martinez doesn't have the passing yardage as Russell Wilson but he has thrown 4 touchdowns this year. He has a 50.6 passing percentage, with 2 interceptions. He has thrown for 647 yards, but he mainly runs. His rushing yards is very impressive. He ran for 421 yards with 7 rushing touchdowns.
Wide Receiver of the Badgers Nick Toon, son of Al Toon, who is also a deep threat to the Badgers offense. Nick Toon has 5 touchdowns, with 21 receptions and has 353 receiving yards.
Winner will move to the top 5 in the BCS Poll. In some ways, Wisconsin will have the advantage, they will have two running backs that can run and they will be at home. Camp Randall is very loud and will cause the opposing teams a lot of trouble. Wisconsin will come out and be fired up in the 1st quarter.