Wisconsin 48
Nebraska 17

Oct. 1, 2011 - 7:12 a.m. Central
Camp Randall Stadium | Madison, WI | ABC
1st 2nd 3rd 4th Total
Nebraska 7 7 0 3 17
Wisconsin 7 20 14 7 48

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1st quarter
NEB: Martinez 1 run (Maher kick) 6:02
WIS: Ball 1 run (Welch kick) 1:27 
2nd quarter
NEB: Burkhead 1 run (Maher kick) 12:45
WIS: Ball 3 run (kick blocked), 9:48
WIS: Abbrederis 36 pass from Wilson (Welch kick) 2:03
WIS: Toon 46 pass from Wilson (Welch kick) 0:32
3rd quarter
WIS: Wilson 10 run (Welch kick) 11:21
WIS: Ball 4 run (Welch kick) 2:36
4th quarter
NEB: Maher 32 field goal, 13:35
WIS: Ball 15 run (Welch kick) 5:11

                           NEB        WIS
First downs ............... 20         27
  By rushing .............. 12         13 
  By passing ............... 8         11 
  By penalty ............... 0          3 
Rushes-Yards (net)..... 43-159     50-231
Passing yards (net) ...... 176        255
  Att-Comp-Int ....... 22-11-3    20-14-0
Total offense ......... 65-335     70-486
Fumble returns-Yds ....... 0-0        0-0
Punt returns-Yds ........ 1-11       1-21
Kickoff returns-Yds .... 8-192       4-76
Int. returns-Yds ......... 0-0       3-20
Punts-Avg ............. 3-42.3     2-41.5
Fumbles-Lost ............. 2-0        1-1
Penalties-Yards ......... 9-80       4-39
Possession Time ........ 24:45      35:15
Third-down con. ......... 5/12       8/12
Fourth-down conv. ........ 1/1        1/1
Sacks by-Yards .......... 2-15        2-7

RUSHING
NEB: R.Burkhead 18-96; T.Martinez 20-61; A.Abdullah 2-5; T.Legate 1-4; K.Cooper 1-1; TEAM 1-minus 8.

WIS: M.Ball 30-151; R.Wilson 6-32; J.White 11-26; J.Abbrederis 2-23; TEAM 1-minus 1.

PASSING
NEB: T.Martinez 11-22-3-176. 
WIS: R.Wilson 14-20-0-255.
 
RECEIVING
NEB: J.Turner 5-84; B.Kinnie 2-17; Q.Enunwa 1-29; B.Cotton 1-28; R.Burkhead 1-9; K.Bell 1-9.

WIS: J.Abbrederis 5-95; N.Toon 4-94; J.Pedersen 3-49; J.White 2-17.

Attendance: 81,384

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Badgers batter Cornhuskers in Big Ten debut

No. 8 Nebraska led No. 7 Wisconsin 14-7 in the second quarter, but the Badgers reeled off 34 consecutive points en route to a 48-17 victory at Camp Randall Stadium.

In a battle of top-10 teams in the Huskers’ first-ever Big Ten Conference game, Nebraska executed well during the first 20 minutes in front of 81,384 fans and an ABC primetime national television audience.

Taylor Martinez had 176 passing yards while completing 11-of-22 attempts but was intercepted three times during a six-minute span from late in the second quarter to early in the third period. Each was converted into a Wisconsin touchdown.

Montee Ball led the Badger ground game with 151 yards and four touchdowns on 30 carries, while Russell Wilson completed 14-of-20 passes for 255 yards and two scores. Wilson added 32 yards and another score on six carries for Wisconsin.

Junior I-back Rex Burkhead led the Huskers with 96 yards rushing and a touchdown on 18 carries

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2011 schedule
04/16 Red 32, White 29
09/03 Chattanooga W 40-7
09/10 Fresno St. W 42-29
09/17 Washington W 51-38
09/24 @ Wyoming W 38-14
10/01 @ Wisconsin L 17-48
10/08 Ohio St. W 34-27
10/22 @ Minnesota W 41-14
10/29 Michigan St. W 24-3
11/05 Northwestern L 25-28
11/12 @ Penn St. W 17-14
11/19 @ Michigan L 17-45
11/25 Iowa W 20-7
01/02 @ South Carolina L 13-30
Cameron Meredith pressures Russell Wilson.

Commentary

Stryker

The only one who had a worse night than Martinez at Camp Randall Stadium was Tim Beck.

HuskerMax
Shatel

Relying on a heavy dose of Martinez in the pocket is a ticket to meltdowns.

Omaha World-Herald
Sipple

Wisconsin exposed so many of Nebraska's deficiencies that it's hard to know where to start.

Lincoln Journal Star
Hamar

Wilson brings a dimension to the Wisconsin offense that it’s never had.

Grand Island Independent
Bishop

The biggest mistake of all was getting away from who you are.

Chatelain

Bo Pelini and Tim Beck want to build an offense around Martinez? Fine. But stick to what the kid does well.

Omaha World-Herald
Husker Mike

Russell Wilson was absolutely magnificent, if not Heisman-esque.

Oates

Now, like never before, the national stage belongs to the Badgers. Nothing seems out of their reach anymore.

Wisconsin State Journal
Mandel

Wilson did pretty much anything he wanted, running or passing, and did it seemingly with ease.

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