Wisconsin Badgers-Purdue Boilermakers pregame notes
Here are some notes, tidbits and stats heading for Saturday’s game between the Wisconsin Badgers and Purdue Boilermakers:
— This is the 84th meeting between Wisconsin and Purdue. The Badgers lead the all-time series 46-29-8. Wisconsin has won 10 straight games over Purdue, the longest winning streak ever by either team. The Badgers have won six in a row at Ross-Ade Stadium with the last loss in 1997.
— Wisconsin has allowed 17 or fewer points in nine of its 10 games, the most such games by any FBS team this season.
— Under Paul Chryst, Wisconsin is 14-2 when scoring first (7-1 in 2016), 4-3 when the opponent scores first (1-1 in 2016), 11-2 when leading after the first quarter (5-1 in 2016), 1-2 when trailing after the first quarter, 17-1 when leading at halftime (8-1 in 2016), 1-4 when trailing at halftime (0-1 in 2016), 16-1 when leading after the third quarter (7-1 in 2016) and 2-3 when trailing after the third quarter (1-0 in 2016).
— Wisconsin has six 100-yard receivers against Purdue. The last to do it was Chris Chambers in 2000.
— The Badgers have 15 200-yard passers against Purdue. Joel Stave’s 322 yards last season are the most while John Stocco did it three times.
— Wisconsin has 25 100-yard rushers vs. Purdue, including six of 200+ (Ron Dayne and Montee Ball twice, Melvin Gordon and Marck Harrison). Form 2009-14, the Badgers had eight 100-yard rushers in the six games.
— Corey Clement needs 72 yards rushing for the 30th 1,000-yard season in Wisconsin history and 17th player to accomplish the feat.
— Clement needs 170 rushing yards to pass Rufus Ferguson for 13th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Clement needs 1 touchdown to tie and 2 to pass Brent Moss for 9th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Clement needs 3 rushing touchdowns to tie Brent Moss for 9th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Alex Hornibrook needs 9 passing yards to pass Brooks Bollinger (1999) for 2nd place and 355 to pass Darrell Bevell (1992) for 1st place on UW’s all-time single-season freshman passing yards list.
— Vince Biegel needs .5 tackles for loss to pass J.J. Watt for 12th place, 2 to tie Mike Taylor for 11th place and 2.5 to tie and 3 to pass Darryl Sims for 10th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Biegel needs 2.5 sacks to tie and Don Davey for 7th place on UW’s all-time list.
— T.J. Watt needs 2 sacks to tie Mike Thompson (1992), Tom Burke (1997), Alex Lewis (2003) and Derek Landisch (2014) for 10h place on UW’s all-time single-season list.
— Derrick Tindal needs 1 pass breakup to tie Scott Nelson, Aaron Henry and Michael Caputo for 18th place and 2 to tie Lamarr White, Joey Boese, Roderick Rogers and Aaron Henry for 14th place on UW’s all-time list.
— Tindal needs 2 passes defensed to tie Steve Wagner (1974), Troy Vincent (1991) and Allen Langford (2008) for 10th place, 3 to tie LaMar Campbell (1996) and Jack Ikegwuonu (2007) for 8th place and 4 to tie Jamar Fletcher (1999) and Devin Smith (2012) for 6th place on UW’s all-time single-season list.
— Tindal needs 1 pass breakup to tie Steve Wagner (1974), Jason Suttle (1995), Roderick Rogers (2005) and Jack Ikegwuonu (2006) for 13th place, 2 to tie Ken Dixon (1976), Jamar Fletcher (1998), Mike Echols (1999 & 2001) and Marcus Cromartie (2012) for 9th place, 3 to tie Troy Vincent (1991), Allen Langford (2008) and Devin Smith (2012) for 6th place on UW’s all-time single-season list.
— Natrell Jamerson needs 1 kick return for a touchdown to tie Ira Matthews and Nick Davis for the most in UW history (2).
- Alex Hornibrook
- Corey Clement
- Derrick Tindal
- FOX Sports Wisconsin
- Natrell Jamerson
- Purdue Boilermakers
- T.J. Watt
- Vince Biegel
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