Fighting Illini kick Badgers to the curb

Mike Clemens
October 19, 2019 - 5:46 pm

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Champaign, IL - A 29- yard touchdown pass.

A 39-yard walk off field goal by a kicker who had missed earlier from 40 yards away.

Suddenly the undefeated #6 ranked Wisconsin Badgers found themselves losing to a team that had lost four games in a row. 

Illinois' Lovie Smith and the Fighting Illini (3-4) defeated the Badgers on Homecoming Day in Champaign by a final score of 24 - 23, in a fourth quarter come - from - behind victory. 

The loss, which leaves the Badgers with a record of 6 - 1 , and facing  #4 ranked Ohio State next week, is already being called the biggest upset of the year in college football.  READ MORE HERE