How the Badgers ran and passed: Game 12 at Minnesota

Dare Ogunbowale had his most success against Minnesota running inside.

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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.

OK, so, yeah, Wisconsin ran the ball just a little bit against Minnesota. It really worked out in the first half (not so much in the second half, but, hey, the Badgers still won by 10 points). Perhaps surprisingly, despite a shakeup on the right side of the offensive line, this is the direction the Badgers had their most success running the ball.

On the passing side, no surprise that Alex Erickson was the most targeted. However, and this might be a surprise, the percentage of targets he gets from Joel Stave is right around the same as last year — and actually a little lower (31.7 percent in 2014, 31.5 percent in 2015).

With the regular season over, in addition to the usual running and passing totals, we’ll supply you with the complete list of penalties as well. Enjoy!

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. Minnesota

   DEAL   OGUNBOWALE   TOTALS* 
LI RUSH 7 6 15
LI YDS 28 29 65
LI AVG 4.00 4.83 4.33
LO RUSH 5 5 11
LO YDS 12 22 35
LO AVG 2.40 4.40 3.18
LW RUSH 0 3 3
LW YDS 0 17 17
LW AVG n/a 5.67 5.67
MID RUSH 1 4 8
MID YDS 2 24 31
MID AVG 2.00 6.00 3.88
RI RUSH 3 6 9
RI YDS 8 33 41
RI AVG 2.67 5.50 4.56
RO RUSH 6 9 15
RO YDS 40 30 70
RO AVG 6.67 3.33 4.67
RW RUSH 0 0 0
RW YDS 0 0 0
RW AVG n/a n/a n/a

* — Includes one rush left inside for 1 yard, one rush left outside for 1 yard and 1 rush middle for 2 yards by Alec Ingold and 1 rush left inside for 1 yard and 2 rushes middle for 3 yards by Derek Watt.

Run (season)

   DEAL   OGUNBOWALE   TOTALS** 
LI RUSH 31 42 89
LI YDS 137 151 331
LI AVG 4.42 3.60 3.72
LO RUSH 23 40 87
LO YDS 98 181 356
LO AVG 4.26 4.53 4.09
LW RUSH 0 9 19
LW YDS 0 21 147
LW AVG n/a 2.33 7.74
MID RUSH 15 21 50
MID YDS 67 88 204
MID AVG 4.47 4.19 4.08
RI RUSH 17 23 54
RI YDS 68 95 209
RI AVG 4.00 4.13 3.87
RO RUSH 27 42 99
RO YDS 117 208 456
RO AVG 4.33 4.95 4.61
RW RUSH 2 5 13
RW YDS 9 25 63
RW AVG 4.50 5.00 4.85

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

Pass vs. Minnesota (Stave)

 PLAYER   TARGETED   CATCHES   INT 
Erickson 11 6  
Fredrick 2 1  
Ogunbowale 1 1  
Peavy 2 1 1
Thrown away 1    

Pass (season/Stave)

 PLAYER   TARGETED   CATCHES   DROPS   INT   LOST/PEN   INC/PEN 
Clement 3 2        
Deal 1 1        
Erickson 115 64 7 4 1 4
Fredrick 8 4   3    
Fumagalli 39 22 3   1  
Love 9 4 2      
McEvoy 22 9 3 2   1
Ogunbowale 42 30 4      
Peavy 34 20 1 1 1 2
Ramesh 1 1        
Rushing 3 1 1      
Steffes 6 3        
Thrown away 3          
Traylor 20 11     1 1
Watt 14 12       1
Wheelwright 45 24 5 1   5
TOTALS 365 208 26 11 4 14

Penalties


PLAYER   GAME   PENALTY   YARDS   TEAM 
Benzschawel Purdue false start 5 off
Benzschawel Minnesota false start 5 off
Biegel, H Alabama holding 10 off
Biegel, H Hawaii holding 10 off
Biegel, V Alabama offsides D def
Biegel, V Minnesota offsides 5 def
Biegel, V. Troy offsides 5 def
Biegel, V. Maryland offsides 5 def
Brookins Iowa illegal block 10 st
Caputo Troy illegal motion D st
Caputo Iowa pass interference 15 def
Cichy Miami (Ohio) holding 10 st
Cichy Troy offsides 5 def
Cichy Northwestern personal foul 15 def
Cichy Minnesota personal foul 15 def
Clement Rutgers unsportsmanlike conduct 15 off
Deiter Hawaii false start 5 off
Deiter Minnesota holding 10 off
Deiter Illinois illegal block 15 off
Dixon Alabama unsportsmanlike conduct 15 st
Edwards Alabama offsides 5 def
Erickson Minnesota ineligble downfield D off
Ferguson Hawaii illegal block 7 st
Figaro Nebraska offsides 5 st
Fumagalli Nebraska false start 5 off
Fumagalli Rutgers false start 5 off
Fumagalli Rutgers false start 5 off
Fumagalli Purdue illegal block 15 off
Hayes Miami (Ohio) offsides 5 def
Hayes Iowa personal foul 15 def
Hillary Troy offsides D def
Hillary Troy pass interference 8 def
Hillary Hawaii pass interference 15 def
Jacobs Troy personal foul 15 def
Jamerson Maryland illegal block 14 st
Jordan Nebraska holding 10 st
Kapoi Hawaii false start 5 off
Kapoi Purdue false start 5 off
Kapoi Rutgers false start 5 off
Kapoi Rutgers holding 10 off
Love Hawaii personal foul offset off
Marz Troy holding D off
Marz Northwestern holding 10 off
Marz Troy personal foul 15 off
Marz & Ogunbowale Alabama illegal block D off
Maxwell Miami (Ohio) false start 5 off
Maxwell Iowa false start 5 off
McEvoy Illinois personal foul 15 def
Neuville Minnesota holding 10 st
Neuville Miami (Ohio) offsides 5 def
Obasih Miami (Ohio) personal foul 15 def
Ogunbowale Purdue false start 5 off
Orr Minnesota pass interference 14 def
Orr Iowa personal foul 15 def
Peavy Nebraska pass interference offset off
Rushing Purdue holding D off
Schmidt Alabama false start 5 st
Schobert Maryland offsides 5 def
Sheehy Alabama personal foul 15 def
Shelton Nebraska offsides 5 def
Shelton Nebraska pass interference D def
Shelton Purdue pass interference 15 def
Shelton Maryland pass interference 15 def
Stave Purdue delay of game 5 off
Team Miami (Ohio) delay of game 5 off
Team Iowa delay of game 5 off
Team Minnesota delay of game D st
Team Illinois illegal formation 5 st
Team Maryland illegal shift 5 off
Team Alabama substitution infraction D def
Tindal Nebraska pass interference 15 def
Tindal Troy personal foul 15 def
Trezy Maryland offsides 5 st
Udelhoven Iowa holding 10 st
Voltz Illinois holding 10 off
Voltz Miami (Ohio) illegal block 15 off
Voltz & Kapoi Iowa chop block 15 off
Wheelwright Purdue personal foul 15 off
Williams Nebraska false start 5 off
Williams Maryland false start 5 off
Williams Hawaii holding 10 off
Williams Miami (Ohio) offsides 5 off
Williams Miami (Ohio) personal foul offset off

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