A 1-on-1 with Chris Orr after the 35-14 win over Michigan revealed that there was no doubt in his mind that the team was at this level: "Great teams that win championships have great defenses"
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Sure, there's a long, difficult Big Ten schedule ahead, but the Badgers showed Saturday how good they have become in the wake of a disappointing 8-5 season.
The Badgers (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and extended that cushion to 35-0 in the third quarter before closing out the Wolverines 35-14 in their Big Ten Conference opener Saturday at Camp Randall.
The ejections of safeties Eric Burrell and Reggie Pearson put a damper on what was otherwise another impressive performance for UW's defense in a 35-14 victory over the Wolverines.
Relive the glory of the Huskers’ 1997 National Championship – and Tom Osborne’s final season as head coach – through amazing photographs from the Lincoln Journal Star.