A mix-up cost Wisconsin defensive back Dezmen Southward a chance to perform in Indianapolis.
Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.
Montee Ball ran for a career-high 247 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Wisconsin beat Purdue 38-14 on Saturday afternoon.
Russell Wilson threw for 347 yards and three scores, Montee Ball rushed for another two touchdowns and No. 7 Wisconsin piled up more than 600 yards of total offense Saturday in a 49-7 rout of Northern Illinois at Soldier Field.
Big Ten coaches voted to eliminate the annual preseason media poll and instead have instituted a much less exciting “Players To Watch List”.