Thursday, October 18, 2012
Wisconsin Badgers go for nine straight against rival Gophers
Every time Wisconsin meets with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, Badgers coach Bret Bielema makes sure to give all of his freshman a history lesson on FBS’s oldest rivalry.
Recent history has been kind to the Badgers who have won eight straight in the illustrious battle for Paul Bunyan’s Axe.
After opposite starts to the season, the Badgers and Gophers are in pursuit of the same thing and that’s a bowl game. One slight different separates them though; the Badgers are looking for a berth to a significant bowl while the Gophers are merely trying to be bowl-eligible.
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