Wisconsin players have message for MI players as they walk off field

Posted November 20, 2017

The true freshman's rushing total for the season is at 1,657 yards.

Wisconsin junior punt returner Nick Nelson casually watched the ball drop on the field, scooped it up and ran 50 yards for his first career touchdown.

Michigan Wolverines quarterback Brandon Peters left his team's game against the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday afternoon after taking a hard hit.

Brandon Peters has been carted off to the locker room.

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Chris Balas: Missing the old days, when Tony Boles would run for 80-yard touchdowns on the game's first play, and the best part about the Badgers was the band. "That is where the game starts and that is where the game ends, with the defensive front".

Peters had completed nine of 18 passes for 157 yards before being replaced by John O'Korn.

No. 5 Wisconsin was challenged but ultimately had little trouble staying undefeated, beating No. 24 MI 24-10 at Camp Randall Stadium to confirm its status as a legitimate playoff contender. Michigan's defense will be the best Wisconsin has seen.

Wisconsin freshman running back Jonathan Taylor rushed for 132 yards on 19 carries to average 6.9 yards a carry. Badgers freshman C Tyler Biadasz started against MI.

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Hornibrook threw an interception in the third quarter, as sophomore linebacker Devin Bush picked him off on the Badgers' 29-yard line at the 8:33 mark. Hornibrook suddenly caught fire after the turnover, connecting with A.J. Taylor for 51 yards on a third-and-13, then firing a 24-yard touchdown to Taylor on third-and-16.

The win for the Badgers was their fourth straight over the Wolverines in Madison. He broke three tackles on that score that gave Wisconsin a 7-0 lead with 1:15 left in the first quarter.

In the last eight meetings between the teams, each school has won four times. The Wolverines were looking to pick up their first big win of the season while the Badgers had the goal of remaining undefeated on the season.

Hello, friends. It's Week 12 of the college football season, aka the worst Saturday on the schedule. The next play, Peters took off running and lost a fumble at the one-yard line. As long as he's healthy, the Wolverines should feel optimistic for the future with Peters leading a stacked roster.

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The miscues aren't ideal, but Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst's confidence hasn't wavered in the 6-foot-4, 215-pound quarterback. However, the matchup against Wisconsin was only his third start of the year.