Badgers-Michigan pregame notes
Here are some notes, tidbits and stats heading for Saturday's game between the No. 8 Wisconsin Badgers and No.4 Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor:
-- This is the 55th meeting between Wisconsin and Michigan. The Wolverines lead the all-time series 59-14-1, including 27-7 at home. The Badgers and Wolverines haven't played since 2010.
-- This is the first time Wisconsin and Michigan have played with both teams ranked in the AP top 25 since 2000.
-- Michigan hasn't beaten a team ranked in the top 10 since 2008, a string of 11 straight losses. Of course that last win was against the Badgers.
-- The last time Wisconsin started out 5-0 was in 2011. The Badgers reached 6-0 before losing at Michigan State.
-- The Badgers have an eight-game road winning streak, which is the longest in school history.
-- Under Paul Chryst, Wisconsin is 11-1 when scoring first (4-0 in 2016), 3-2 when the opponent scores first, 9-1 when leading after the first quarter (3-0 in 2016), 1-2 when trailing after the first quarter, 13-0 when leading at halftime (4-0 in 2016), 1-3 when trailing at halftime, 12-0 when leading after the third quarter (3-0 in 2016) and 2-3 when trailing after the third quarter (1-0 in 2016).
-- Wisconsin is 9-0 when Corey Clement rushes for 100+ yards.
-- The Badgers have 12 100-yard rushers against Michigan. In 2010, both Montee Ball and James White did it in Ann Arbor. Last one on road before that was 2002. The most is 185 by Larry Emery in a 1984 loss at Ann Arbor.
-- Wisconsin has seven 200-yd passers vs. Michigan and five have come on the road. Last: Scott Tolzien, 2010. Most: Mike Carroll, 268, 1976.
-- The Badgers have four 100-yard receivers vs. Michigan: Hubbard & Beckum in 2007, McCauley in 1966 and Richter in 1962.
-- Corey Clement needs 32 rushing yards to become the 16th player in Wisconsin history to rush for 2,000 yards.
-- Clement needs 12 rushing yards to pass Michael Bennett for 17th place, 24 to pass Marvin Artley for 16th place, 38 to pass Alan Thompson for 15th and 144 to pass Carl McCullough for 14th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Clement needs 1 rushing touchdown to pass Brooks Bollinger and Rufus Ferguson for 10th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Clement needs 1 touchdown to tie and 2 to pass Terrell Fletcher for 10th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Sojourn Shelton needs 1 pass defensed to pass Devin Smith for 8th place, 3 to tie Allen Langford for 7th place and 4 to tie Jack Ikegwuonu for 6th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Shelton needs 1 pass breakup to tie and 2 to pass Jeff Messenger and Allen Langford for 6th place on UW's all-time list.