Wisconsin's back-to-back upsets fueled by incredible winning formula
Wisconsin rides a four-game winning streak as the Badgers head into a road matchup at Rutgers on Nov. 6.
ESPN’s Chris ‘Bear’ Fallica pulled the numbers and came up with an interesting tidbit about Wisconsin in its past two upset victories vs. then-No. 25 Purdue and then-No. 9 Iowa:
In its last two games, Wisconsin has forced 8 TO, run the ball 99 times and thrown for just 165 yards…
— Chris Fallica (@chrisfallica) November 4, 2021
For the season, Wisconsin has recovered 7 fumbles and retrieved 5 interceptions. Chez Mellusi leads the Badgers with 740 yards and 4 touchdowns on the ground. Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz has passed for 1,049 yards, 3 touchdowns, and 7 interceptions.
Wisconsin is coming off a 27-7 victory vs. Iowa last week. Wisconsin is 5-3 overall and second place in the B1G West.
Rutgers snapped a 4-game losing streak with a 20-14 win at Illinois last week. Rutgers is 4-4 overall and sixth place in the B1G East.
Wisconsin leads the all-time series 3-0 vs. Rutgers. Wisconsin-Rutgers is slated for a 3:30 p.m. (EST) kickoff and will be televised on the BTN.