Team and individual notes from Wisconsin's 20-14 loss in the 99th Rose Bowl Game to Stanford.
• Stanford entered the game ranked third in the country against the run, allowing just 87.7 rushing yards per game. Wisconsin ran for 218 yards on 45 carries (4.8 ypc.).
• Wisconsin’s senior class finished with a four-year record of 40-14 record (.741), matching Wisconsin’s 2007 class for the winningest class in school history.
• After allowing touchdowns on Stanford’s first two drives, the Badgers forced the Cardinal to punt on six of their next seven possessions (excluding a one-play drive to end the first half) and surrendered just two field goals over the final three quarters.
• Interim head coach Barry Alvarez became the second College Football Hall of Famer to come out of retirement to coach an FBS team, joining Nevada’s Chris Ault.
• Alvarez also became just the second member of the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame to coach in the Rose Bowl after his enshrinement. Alvarez fell to 3-1 in the Rose Bowl for his career.
• Wisconsin’s fourth-quarter interception was just the Badgers’ 12th turnover in 14 games this season.
• Since the start of the 2010 season (41 games), the Badgers have committed just 31 turnovers, by far the fewest in the nation over that span.
• Senior Running Back Montee Ball scored his 83rd career touchdown on an 11-yard run in the second quarter. It was the third-straight Rose Bowl in which Ball has scored a touchdown, making him the only player in history to score touchdowns in three different Rose Bowls.
• Ball rushed for 100 yards on 24 carries, becoming the first player to record 100-yard games in three different Rose Bowls.
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