Wisconsin Badgers defeat Michigan Wolverines, 45-24
Madison — The resiliency of quarterback Scott Tolzien and his University of Wisconsin teammates, which never should have been in doubt, was reaffirmed Saturday.
Tolzien threw an ugly interception and lost a fumble in the opening half that Michigan turned into 10 points.
Suddenly, it sounded and felt as if the Camp Randall Stadium crowd of 80,450 was a bit anxious.
UW didn't flinch.
With Tolzien withstanding several big hits in the pocket after delivering strike...
Madison — Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema likes to rib Niles Brinkley about the day three years ago when the decision was made to move the wide receiver to cornerback.
Although Brinkley would never admit it, Bielema recalls that there might have been a tear or two.
"I didn't want to move to defense," Brinkley said, "but I couldn't use my feelings (as a basis for) the decision. I had to do it for the team.
"I thought about it for a couple of days and came to the concl...
Madison — Facing third and 10 from the Michigan 15-yard line with the outcome still in doubt Saturday afternoon, University of Wisconsin quarterback Scott Tolzien glanced to his right and noticed that wide receiver Nick Toon faced single coverage.
Tolzien smiled, dropped back and threw a fade toward the right corner of the end zone.
Michigan cornerback Donovan Warren was draped all over Toon as the ball was in flight - he was called for interference - but Toon went u...