Nebraska head coach Scott Frost continued in the vein of almost sounding recharged at this late juncture of the season. That's all well and good. But the bottom line was a seventh straight loss to the standard-bearing program in the Big Ten West Division.
There were many moments over the course of a 37-21 Wisconsin win that Scott Frost’s team rightfully felt like it was in the game. Perhaps even in control. What followed each of those moments, though, were the kind of mistakes teams simply can’t make in this league.
DAVIS, California — Ulonzo Gilliam Jr. had been gashing Montana State on the ground. So UC Davis went to him on a fourth down in its own territory.
Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor has taken the field against Nebraska three times. In each game, he’s rushed for more than 200 yards, finishing Saturday with 204 on 25 carries.
The spotlight in football -- in the good times and bad -- shines brightest on the quarterback position.
BOISE — Jaylon Henderson quickly eased the nerves of Boise State fans inside Albertsons Stadium and those watching elsewhere on TV.
Scott Frost has agreed to a two-year contract extension, Nebraska announced Saturday morning before the Huskers hosted Wisconsin.
UW hemorrhaged chunk plays against Nebraska's well-designed spread offense but made just enough get-off-the-field plays to keep the score down and the game under control Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Jonathan Taylor put together another eye-popping performance against the Cornhuskers, finishing with 204 yards and two touchdowns as the Badgers held on for a 37-21 win Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Bill Moos stood on the sideline as Nebraska and Wisconsin warmed up before Saturday's game, and spoke about why his football coach was given a contract extension the same morning the Badgers took the field as 13-point favorites in Memorial Stadium.
Montana State effectively secured its place in the FCS playoffs as the Bobcats (8-3, 5-2 Big Sky) won 27-17 at UC Davis (5-6, 3-4) on Saturday at UC Davis Health Stadium.