October 1, 2011

Russell Wilson runs for a touchdown during the Badgers 48-17 win over Nebraska on Oct. 1, 2011 (David Stluka photo).

In Nebraska’s inaugural game as a member of the Big Ten, the Badgers welcome the 8th-ranked Huskers with a 48-17 trouncing in front of a prime-time national TV audience. UW scores 20 points alone in the second quarter and does not allow a TD from Nebraska after halftime. Russell Wilson throws for 255 yards and two TDs, while Montee Ball runs for 151 yards and tallies four TDs.