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2016 Schedule
4-0, 1st in Big Ten - West
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Reversals of fortune for Miles, Vols and Irish highlight week 4 (1:32)
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Badgers building playoff resume

After upsetting then-No. 5 LSU in the opener and No. 8 Michigan State on Saturday, the Badgers have now defeated multiple AP top-10 opponents in the same season for the first time since 1962. Schlabach: GameDay Final

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Badgers move inside top 10

Four weeks into the season, Wisconsin already owns a pair of wins over top-10 opponents, the first time that's happened in the same season since 1964. The Badgers have another tough test traveling to the Big House this week. Power Rankings: Week 4

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Badgers, Vols climb AP Top 25 after statement wins (0:51)
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14hAdam Rittenberg

Are the Vols, Bears and Badgers for real?

Did Tennessee turn a corner? Can Wisconsin make a Big Ten title run? Is Baylor the Big 12's best? We look at Week 4 storylines to determine whether they're real or we're imagining things.

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15hHeather Dinich

September provides CFP answers but leaves questions, too

The season's first month taught us that Bama is still the best, Louisville is legit and Houston has hope, but heading into October, there are lingering College Football Playoff questions.

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Capital One Cup Impact Performance Nominees (1:11)
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22hAdam Rittenberg

Coaching winners and losers from Week 4

Gus Malzahn got a huge win -- at the expense of fellow hot-seat staple Les Miles -- while Clay Helton saw his season continue spiraling downward. Plus, what Bobby Petrino's next move should be.

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Wisconsin makes statement with win over Michigan State (0:32)
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J.J. Watt approves of his brother's play (0:36)
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Wisconsin might not be exciting, but it's fun to watch

Wisconsin put an old-fashioned beatdown on Michigan State to begin a brutal Big Ten stretch. The Badgers might be archaic in their approach, but they sure are making the conference race exciting.

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Mark Dantonio seems to disappear from the sideline (0:18)

ESPN Stats and Information  

Wisconsin's two wins against AP top-10 opponents this season lead the FBS and are as many as it had in the previous 10 seasons combined.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin RB Corey Clement on how the Badgers are handling their schedule: "I like these big situations that we come across. I just think we play better against bigger opponents. So keep bringing on the big matchups, and we'll be ready for them." Wish granted. Wisconsin plays at Michigan next week, then hosts Ohio State after a bye.

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Temple: Hornibrook proved it

ESPN.com Badgers reporter Jesse Temple explains that Alex Hornibrook proved not only that he's the quarterback of the future, but deservedly the quarterback of the present.

Brian Bennett ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin redshirt freshman QB Alex Hornibrook said he didn't feel nervous before his first career start, on the road vs. No. 8 Michigan State. "I was trying not to pay attention to all the outside things. Just playing football."

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Wisconsin's D stifles Michigan State (1:33)
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No. 11 Wisconsin routs No. 8 Michigan State 30-6

Leo Musso returned a fumble 66 yards for a touchdown in the third quarter and No. 11 Wisconsin turned its early-season showdown with No. 8 Michigan State into a rout, winning 30-6 on Saturday.

Team Stats

Passing Yards226.370th
Rushing Yards184.358th
Points For30.8Tied-66th
Points Against11.87th