Wisconsin plays beautiful defense and still falls short to Ohio State

The Wisconsin Badgers held Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to his worst game of the season, but it wasn’t quite enough with the Buckeyes prevailing 21-14 in overtime at Camp Randall.

It was the first time the Badgers (7-4, 4-3) have played in multiple overtime games since the 2000 season and their second straight loss at home.

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Aaron Henry and the Badgers Know Where They Stand on Defense


The Wisconsin Badgers 51-17 thrashing of the UNLV Rebels was full of offensive highlights, particularly from QB Russell Wilson in his Camp Randall debut. While Russell received most of the talk and deservedly so, the team’s defense put forth a rather average performance.

When asked to “grade” his squad’s performance, sophomore linebacker Chris Borland answered “I would give us a C. We didn’t do anything terribly bad, but we can tackle better.”

Senior safety and team captain Aaron Henry concurred and attributed some of the defense’s struggles to an unfamiliar pistol offense run by the opposing team.

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