New Bowl Projection For Wisconsin Heading Into Saturday’s Action

first_imgJonathan Taylor celebrates touchdown for the Wisconsin Badgers.MADISON, WI – SEPTEMBER 09: Michael Deiter #63, Jonathan Taylor #23, and Austin Ramesh #20 of the Wisconsin Badgers celebrate after scoring a touchdown in the third quarter against the Florida Atlantic Owls at Camp Randall Stadium on September 9, 2017 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Dylan Buell/Getty Images)The Wisconsin Badgers had a tough year, which included a loss to rival Minnesota in the final contest of the season. But they’re still headed to a bowl game this December, so let’s take a look at where they could land.Wisconsin finished with a 5-4 record in the Big Ten – three games behind West champion Northwestern. The Badgers are in the second tier of bowl-eligible teams in the league – behind the likes of Ohio State, Michigan and Penn State.Wisconsin, during the season, lost to BYU, Michigan, Northwestern, Penn State and Minnesota. They scored wins against Western Kentucky, New Mexico, Iowa, Nebraska, Illinois, Rutgers and Purdue.Wisconsin won’t be afforded the opportunity to play in the College Football Playoff or a New Year’s Six bowl, but they could wind up playing on New Year’s Eve.Sports Illustrated’s Eric Single is currently projecting Wisconsin to take on Oregon in the Redbox Bowl on December 31. It’s hosted in Santa Clara.The Badgers will have the opportunity to pick up their eighth win of the season in whatever bowl game they wind up in.Wisconsin will learn its bowl fate on Sunday afternoon.last_img

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