Wisconsin Enters Ranks of Elite

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Wisconsin did not win the national championship Saturday night.

Russell Wilson didn't win the Heisman Trophy, either.

But there were certain times against Nebraska when you caught yourself wondering:

What's going to stop either from happening?

Like when Wilson, the Badgers' wondrous quarterback, faked a toss sweep and threw a 36-yard touchdown pass to a silly open Jared Abbrederis in the second quarter.

Or when UW took the ball away again with less than 80 seconds left in half and Wilson calmly hit Nick Toon on a 46-yard scoring play.

Or when the no-worries Badgers, setting aside whatever else had gone temporarily wrong on special teams in one of the most hyped and anticipated games in the too-soon-to-call portion of the 2011 college...

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