How the Badgers ran and passed: Game 7 vs. Purdue

Robert Wheelwright had a productive game against Purdue, with six catches and drawing three pass interference penalties on his 11 targets.

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Time for this week’s look at the directions and success of Wisconsin’s run game, as well as the targets thrown to by Badgers quarterbacks.

The running game against Purdue — uh, when does Corey Clement return? No surprise that Alec Ingold mainly ran inside.

Meanwhile, Joel Stave keeps spreading the ball around, although Alex Erickson’s team lead in targets keeps expanding each week.

Here’s the key to the tables below:

LI = left inside; LO= left outside; LW = left wide (i.e. end around); MID = middle; RI = right inside; RO = right outside; RW = right wide; INT = intended receiver on an interception; LOST/PEN = a complete pass nullified by an offensive penalty; INC/PEN = An incomplete pass nullified by a penalty; D = penalty declined; offset = offsetting penalty

Run vs. Purdue

   OGUNBOWALE    INGOLD    TOTALS*  
LI RUSH 4 2 6
LI YDS 8 4 12
LI AVG 2.00 2.00 2.00
LO RUSH 5 1 6
LO YDS 28 -4 24
LO AVG 5.60 -4.00 4.00
LW RUSH 1 0 2
LW YDS 4 0 8
LW AVG 4.00 n/a 4.00
MID RUSH 0 3 3
MID YDS 0 6 6
MID AVG n/a 2.00 2.00
RI RUSH 3 1 4
RI YDS 3 7 10
RI AVG 1.00 7.00 2.50
RO RUSH 5 2 7
RO YDS 13 6 19
RO AVG 2.60 3.00 2.71
RW RUSH 0 0 2
RW YDS 0 0 0
RW AVG n/a n/a 0.00

* – Totals include one rush for 4 yards left wide by Alex Erickson, one rush for -1 yards right wide by Reggie Love and one rush for 1 yard right wide by George Rushing

Rush (season)

 PLAYER    OGUNBOWALE    INGOLD    DEA L  TOTALS**  
LI RUSH 22 4 22 52
LI YDS 80 9 94 195
LI AVG 3.64 2.25 4.27 3.75
LO RUSH 23 6 16 48
LO YDS 141 34 79 260
LO AVG 6.13 5.67 4.94 5.42
LW RUSH 3 0 0 9
LW YDS 2 0 0 48
LW AVG 0.67 n/a n/a 5.33
MID RUSH 13 5 12 31
MID YDS 62 28 58 150
MID AVG 4.77 5.60 4.83 4.84
RI RUSH 12 4 11 32
RI YDS 47 11 49 118
RI AVG 3.92 2.75 4.45 3.69
RO RUSH 21 6 18 52
RO YDS 136 10 69 239
RO AVG 6.48 1.67 3.83 4.60
RW RUSH 2 0 2 8
RW YDS 14 0 9 47
RW AVG 7.00 n/a 4.50 5.88

** — Includes totals for Corey Clement, Alex Erickson, Caleb Kinlaw, Reggie Love, George Rushing, Mark Saari, Serge Trezy and Derek Watt.

Pass vs. Purdue (Stave)

 PLAYER    TARGETED    CATCHES    DROPS    INT    INC/PEN  
Erickson 13 9 2    
Fumagalli 4 4      
Love 3 2 1    
Ogunbowale 6 6      
Peavy 2 2      
Rushing 1        
Steffes 1 1      
Thrown away 1        
Wheelwright 11 6   1 3

Pass (season/Stave)

 PLAYER    TARGETED    CATCHES    DROPS    INT    LOST/PEN   INC/PEN
Clement 3 2        
Deal 1 1        
Erickson 72 44 6 3   2
Fredrick 3 2   1    
Fumagalli 24 14 2      
Love 7 3 2      
McEvoy 11 3 3     1
Ogunbowale 28 20 3      
Peavy 21 12     1 2
Ramesh 1 1        
Rushing 2   1      
Steffes 5 3        
Thrown away 2          
Traylor 18 10     1 1
Watt 12 10       1
Wheelwright 44 24 5 1   5
TOTALS 210 125 17 4 2 7

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