Wisconsin-Nebraska pregame notes
Here are some notes, tidbits and stats for Saturday’s game at Camp Randall Stadium between the Wisconsin Badgers and Nebraska Cornhuskers:
— This is the 9th meeting between Wisconsin and Nebraska with the series tied at 4. The Badgers are 2-1 against the Huskers at Camp Randall Stadium.
— Wisconsin’s last 21 wins have all been by a double-digit margin. The last single-digit win was against Utah State on Sept. 15, 2012.
— The Badgers are just 4-5 under Gary Andersen when they score under 30 points and 12-1 when scoring 30+.
— Wisconsin is 10-0 when holding opponents 100 yards or fewer rushing in the Andersen era.
— At Wisconsin, Andersen is 0-4 against teams which finished in the Top 25 (including LSU for this year).
— Andersen is 11-1 at Camp Randall Stadium as Wisconsin head coach.
— Under Andersen, Wisconsin is 12-1 when scoring first (5-1 in 2014), 4-5 when the opponent scores first (2-1 in 2014), 13-1 when leading after the first quarter (5-1 in 2014), 2-5 when trailing after the first quarter (1-1 in 2014), 15-3 when leading at halftime (6-1 in 2014), 0-2 when trailing at halftime (0-1 in 2014), 16-2 when leading after the third quarter (7-1 in 2014) and 0-4 when trailing after the third quarter (0-1 in 2014).
— A Badgers tight end hasn’t had a 100-yard receiving game since Lance Kendricks did it in back-to-back weeks in 2010 vs. Arizona State on Sept. 18 and Austin Peay on Sept. 25.
— Gordon’s next 100-yard rushing game will be his 19th, tying Brent Moss for 5th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Gordon’s next 100-yard rushing game will be his 9th of the season, which would be the 10th time someone has had 8 or more 100-yard games in Wisconsin history. The team record is 10 (Brent Moss, Ron Dayne, Anthony Davis and Montee Ball twice).
— Gordon’s next 200-yard rushing game will be his 5th at Wisconsin, tying him with Montee Ball for fourth-most in UW history (Ron Dayne, 14; Anthony Davis and Billy Marek, 5)
— Gordon needs 114 rushing yards to pass P.J. Hill for 5th place and 187 yard to pass James White for 4th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Gordon needs 17 yards rushing to pass John Clay (2009) for 12th place, 25 yards to pas Ron Dayne (1998) for 11th place, 55 yards to pass Anthony Davis (2002) for 10th place, 69 yards to pass P.J. Hill (2006) for 9th place, 109 yards to pass himself (2013) for 8th place, 136 yards to pass Brian Calhoun (2005) for 7th place, 137 yards to pass Brent Moss (1993) for 6th place and 181 yards to pass Michael Bennett (2000) for 5th place on UW’s all-time single-season rushing list.
— Gordon needs 25 rushing yards to pass Ron Dayne (1998) for 5th most by a junior in UW history, 136 yards to pass Brian Calhoun (2005) for fourth most and 181 yards to pass Michael Bennett (2000) for second most.
— Gordon needs one rushing touchdown to tie Ron Dayne (1999), two to tie Dayne (1996) and three to tie Brian Calhoun (2005) and Montee Ball (2012) on UW’s all-time single-season list.
— Gordon needs three touchdowns to tie John Clay for 7th place and four to tie Anthony Davis for 6th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Gordon needs one touchdown to tie and two to pass Montee Ball (2012) and three to tie and four to pass Brian Calhoun (2005) on UW’s all-time single-season list.
— If Joel Stave starts it will be for the 24th time at Wisconsin, tying him with Mike Howard for 8th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Stave needs 259 passing yards to pass Jim Sorgi for 7th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Stave needs 28 pass attempts to tie and 29 to pass Tony Lowery for 8th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Stave needs 1 passing touchdown to break a tie with Jim Sorgi and Russell Wilson for 5th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Only one Wisconsin kicker has ever had two 50+-yard field goals in a season, Taylor Mehlhaff in 2006, although one was in a bowl game. Rafael Gaglianone had a 51-yarder in the opener.
— Gaglianone needs 1 extra point to tie and 2 to pass Taylor Mehlhaff (2007) and Matt Davenport (1998) for 9th place, 3 to tie John Hall (1996) for 8th place, 4 to tie Kevin Rohde (1983) for 7th place, 5 to tie Vitaly Pietstky (1999) for 6th place and 6 to tie and 7 to pass Taylor Mehlhaff (2006) and Philip Welch (2009) for 4th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Galglianone needs 4 field goals to tie Todd Gregoire (1985, 1987) and Vitaly Pisetsky (1999) for 8th most in a single season in UW history.
— Kenzel Doe has 1 kick return for a touchdown. Only two Wisconsin players have had 2 kick returns for TDs: Ira Matthews and Nick Davis.
— Doe needs 1 kick return to tie and 2 to pass Aaron Stecker for 6th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Doe needs 2 punt returns to tie and 3 to pass to Archie Burks for 7th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Joe Schobert has 2 forced fumbles. One more would tie him with many players for the third-most in a season in UW history. Chris Borland holds the record with 5 (done twice, in 2009 and 2011).
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