October 16, 1971

The “Dance Revolution” was at its peak as Rufus “Roadrunner” Ferguson led the team in rushing with 1,222 yards in 1971. The 31-28 win over Michigan State was the first for Wisconsin in 10 years. Ferguson rushed for 83 yards on 13 carries in the first half alone, finishing with a team-high 117 yards on 25 carries and while also recording a touchdown.