Sunday, October 28, 2012
Badgers Roundtable: Michigan State (JSOnline.com)
WHAT WENT RIGHT
Bruce Ciskie, Red Rock Radio (Duluth, Minn.) - I thought the defense played exceptionally well for probably 45-50 minutes. It wasn’t enough, but it wasn’t the defense’s fault.
Nick Grays, The Sports Bank - The defense played its best game of the season. Even on Michigan State’s scoring drives, it wasn’t a blown coverage or missed tackle, it was just good football on the Spartans part. I thought the defensive line played very well while limiting Le’Veon Bell to just 77 yards on 21 carries. Corner Marcus Cromartie also made a play (forced fumble in 4th quarter) that should have sealed a win for the Badgers.
Rex Sheild, Daily Cardinal - Despite allowing a touchdown on the final drive in regulation, the defense was again stout. The drive after Meyer got his punt blocked on their own 11-yard line was a specific drive that really stood out to me, as the defense held the Spartans to punt on the possession. It was great for Kyle French’s confidence to hit the two field goals, especially in overtime to give the Badgers a chance.
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