BTN.com senior writer Tom Dienhart spent the season covering Big Ten football, and now it’s time for his team-by-team season recaps. For the past 12 days, Dienhart has posted a recap for each Big Ten school, in alphabetical order. Up here: Wisconsin. Watch our feature on the Ultimate Montee Ball Highlight Reel now and read Dienhart’s season recap in this post. WISCONSIN Record: 11-2 overall; 6-2 Big Ten Bowl: Rose vs. Oregon Season recap: Once QB Russell Wilson decided to transfer from N.C. State, Wisconsin was the preseason pick of most to win the Leaders Division. And the Badgers delivered,
The Big Ten Conference announced the three players of the week after a wild and exciting weekend of football. Offensive honors went to Michigan’s Denard Robinson, who led the Wolverines to 28 fourth-quarter points, including two touchdowns in the final 1:12, in a 35-31 win over Notre Dame. The star quarterback accounted for 446 of Michigan’s 452 total yards and had a hand in all five of the team’s touchdowns. See all the honorees inside. Defensive honors went to Wisconsin’s Mike Taylor, who had a career-high nine tackles, including a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble.