2009 Champs Sports Bowl Wisconsin vs Miami Dec. 29, 2009
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2009 Champs Sports Bowl Wisconsin vs Miami Dec. 29, 2009


GREATEST GAMES, 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>ESPN’S COLLEGE FOOTBALL PRIMETIME BRINGS US TO THE CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL IN ORLANDO. COOL, CLEAR NIGHT. A THE MIAMI HURRICANES HAVEN’T PLAYED A BOWL GAME IN THEIR HOME STATE IN ALMOST SIX YEARS. TONIGHT THEY GET THEIR CHANCE AS THEY TAKE ON THE WISCONSIN BADGERS. HAPPY HOLIDAYS. WELCOME TO ORLANDO, EVERYBODY. I’M BRAD ALONG WITH TED. >>PARTNER, YOU AND I HAVE BEEN HERE THREE DAYS NOW. IN THE LAND OF THEME PARKS, DISNEY THEME PARKS, THE THEME SO FAR FOR THESE TWO GAMES IS LET’S GO GET NUMBER 10.>>TEN IS ONLY ONE MORE THAN NINE. BUT IT’S HUGE. THE DOUBLE DIGIT WIN SOUNDS BETTER AND LOOKS BETTER TO POTENTIAL RECRUITS THAT BOTH. IT ADDS MORE JUICE AND MOTIVATION TO THE OFF-SEASONING CONDITIONING PROGRAM. WINNING THE GAME IS VERY, VERY DIG SORE BOTH.>>THEY HAVEN’T BEATEN A RANKED TEAM. NEXT YEAR, SAME THING FOR MIAMI. YOU TALK ABOUT PRESEASON NEXT YEAR. I WOULD THINK A GUY ON SHORT LIST IN THE ACC IS IN THIS GAME AND A GUY ALREADY FOR THE WISCONSIN BADGERS. >>TWO VERY TALENTED SOPHOMORES. THEIR TAILBACK JOHN CLAY, A BIG POWERFUL DOWNHILL RUNNER WHO IS ON A ROLL AT THE END OF THE SEASON AVERAGED 136 YARDS PER GAME AND SCORED NINE TOUCHDOWNS P. MIAMI’S QUARTERBACK, HARRIS, GREAT POISE, TREMENDOUS ARM TALENT. HE CAN MAKE ANY THROW YOU WANT. SOMETIMES HE TRUSTS IT A LITTLE BIT TOO MUCH AND THROWS IT WHERE HE SHOULDN’T. BUT WHEN HE TAKES CARE OF THE FOOTBALL HE IS AS GOOD AS ANYBODY IN THE COUNTRY. >>BOTH TEAMS COME IN HAVING WON FOUR OF THE LAST FIVE. HOLLY?>>WELL, TODD, YOU SAID HE’S PRETTY G. HE’S EVEN BETTER WHEN HE HAS PROTECTION UP FRONT. THAT MAY BE AN ISSUE WITH THE NEW LEFT TACKLE. ESPECIALLY BECAUSE WISCONSIN DEFENSE IS VERY GOOD. SECOND IN THE COUNTRY. A LINEBACKER. THIS KID DOES IT ALL. TRUE FRESHMAN. HE’S HAD AN INTERCEPTION, PUNT RETURN. SECOND ON THE TEAM IN TACKLES. WATCH OUT NUMBER 44.>>IT’S A CLEAR NIGHT BUT IT IS CHILLY. 49 DEGREES. YESTERDAY THE WINDS WERE VERY STRONG. THANKFULLY THEY DIED DOWN. OR THE GAME WOULD HAVE BEEN A PROBLEM DON’T FOR BOTH TEAMS. BRAD, HIS FOURTH YEAR AS HEAD COACH. HIS FIRST TWO YEARS, 21-5. WON 12 GAMES IN HIS ROOKIE SEASON AS THE HEAD COACH AT MADISON. RANDY SHANNON HAS BEEN WITH THIS PROGRAM MORE THAN 20 YEARS AS A PLAYER, ASSISTANT, AND NOW HEAD COACH IN HIS THIRD SEASON. THIS HIS BEST YEAR SO FAR WITH NINE WINS. GREAT CROWD. EVERYBODY REVVED UP. WISCONSIN BADGERS WILL TEND THEIR LOSSES TO TWO BCS TEAMS IN OHIO STATE AND IOWA. AND THEN A HEARTBREAKER IN THE BIG TEN FINALE TO NORTH WESTERN. MIAMI LOST IN OVERTIME. THEY BEAT GEORGIA TECH. MIAMI WON THE TOSS. THEY WON THE TRIPLE.>>BOTH TEAMS, THREE LOSSES. WHEN THEY LOST THE GAME THEY LOST THE TURNOVERS PRETTY SIGNIFICANTLY. HUGE FACTOR BECAUSE OF THE LAYOFF WHICH TEAM TAKES CARE OF THE FOOTBALL MOST CONSISTENTLY.>>BOTH COACHES MENTIONED THAT. THE TURNOVER STORY AND WHO CAN TACKLE BETTER.>>COOPER AND JAMES BACK DEEP.>>TOUCHDOWN. FLAG DOWN AT THE END OF THE PLAY. THERE WILL BE CELEBRATION. BUT I DON’T THINK IT MATTERS TO THE FANS RIGHT NOW.>>Referee: ILLEGAL BLOCK. NUMBER 38. >>WHOA!>>Referee: TOUCHDOWN. >>TAKE IT BACK. THOSE FLAGS WERE DOWN AT ABOUT THE 11 YARDLINE.>>CORY IS A GUY WHO IS GETTING AN EARFUL FOR RANDY SHANNON. SHIELDS IS THE FASTEST GUY ON THE MIAMI TEAM. BOY, THAT COULDN’T HAVE BEEN IT, WAS IT? HAD TO HAPPEN LATER ON. I THINK IT HAD TO HAPPEN LATER TOWARD THE END OF THE PLAY RIGHT THERE.>>RIGHT THERE. AT ABOUT THE SIX YARD LINE IT LOOKS LIKE.>>SHIELDS WAS FIVE YARD AHEAD OF THAT DEFENDER AND THE FASTEST GUY ON THE MIAMI “D”. >>WOW. IT WOULD HAVE BEEN A 97 YARD TOUCHDOWN. THAT THE 16 YARD LINE. TOUCHDOWN.>>IF AT FIRST YOU DON’T SUCCEED, OR YOU HAVE A PENALTY, GIVE IT TO COOPER. NICE BLOCK ON THE OUTSIDE BY HANKERSON. HIS WIDE RECEIVER. DOES HE STEP OUT OF BOUNDS BEFORE HE GETS TO THE PYLON OR NOT? NOT THERE. NOT THERE. EXTRA POINT. IN TO TRY TO MAKE IT 7-0. AND DOES. FIREWORKS RIGHT AFTER THE NATIONAL ANTHEM OR DURING.>>WELCOME BACK TO BIG TEN’S GREATEST NAMES. 2010 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>SO MATT BOSHER WILL TEE UP. >>THAT’S ONE OF THOSE DEALS I LOOK AT AND THE KICKOFF RETURN WAS SO WELL CONCEIVED AND SO WELL EXECUTED. AND THEY GET THE CHEAP PENALTY TO TAKE THE TOUCHDOWN AWAY. THEY DESERVE IT DOWN THERE.>>TWO EXCITING PLAYS ALREADY. BACK DEEP FOR THE BADGERS.>>YOU SEE MIAMI IN UNIQUE UNIFORMS. ALL WHITE. BUT THEY MIX IT. EVEN ON THEIR SHOES. ONE GREEN, ONE ORANGE. ARMSTRONG MADE THE TACKLE. SO WISCONSIN A LITTLE BIT SHELLSHOCKED IN THE OPENING 20 SECONDS. SCOTT TAKES THE FIELD. QUARTERBACK WAS A QUESTION MARK COMING TO THE SEASON FOR THE BADGERS. THIS KID ANSWERED THE CALL PRETTY WELL. >>REALLY HAS. AND HE WAS KIND OF NOT EXPECTED TO BE IN THE HUNT. YOU KNOW WHEN THE WHOLE THING STARTED IN AUGUST. THEY WERE DOWN ABOUT THE SENIOR LAST YEAR. HE CAME OUT OF THE BACK AND REALLY PLAYED WELL.>>FOR FIVE OR SIX BEFORE DA MARCUS MADE THE STOP. TAKE A LOOK AT WISCONSIN’S OFFENSE AND THEIR STARTING LINEUP. AS ALWAYS, A BIG GROUP. THEY LINED OUT THE SUN EVEN THOUGH THE SUN IS NOT SHINING. GET READY TO LINEOUT. REALLY TWO VERY TALENTED TIGHT ENDS, ESPECIALLY HERE. THE ALL BIG TEN TIGHT END. SECOND DOWN AND FOUR. PLAY AGAIN. WORKING THE MIDDLE OF THAT MIAMI DEFENSE. VERY CLOSE TO THE FIRST DOWN. SPEAKING OF WHICH, TAKE A LOOK AT THE KANE’S. THEY WILL ROTATE EIGHT GUYS ON THEIR DEFENSIVE FRONTS. SMITH, JONES, JOSEPH, AND BAILEY. McCARTHY AND CANNON THE LINEBACKERS. HARRIS. ALL CONFERENCE CORNER. FIRST DOWN IS WHERE WISCONSIN HAS GOTTEN A LOT OF BIG PLAYS OUT OF THEIR PASSING GAME BECAUSE OF THEIR ABILITY TO RUN AND RUN PLAY ACTION.>>FIRST DOWN. BOTH HANDS AROUND THAT FOOTBALL, AS YOU SAW. PICKED UP ABOUT THREE. HE’S NOT VERY FUMBLE PRONE. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT ONES HELPED NORTH WESTERN BEAT WISCONSIN THIS YEAR. HE’S BEEN VERY CAREFUL WITH A FOOTBALL OVER Y’ALL. >>248 POUNDS. PROBABLY OVER 250 AT THIS POINT. BUT HE’S WIDE. I MEAN — >>OH, MAN. >>YOU THINK ABOUT HIM, WHEN HE GETS HIS SHOULDERS SQUARED IN THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE, THAT IS A REAL LOAD COMING AT YOU. >>SECOND DOWN AND EIGHT. FIRST TO GO. SHORT OF THE FIRST DOWN. BUT GOT IT. TAKE A LOOK AT OUR IMPACT PLAYERS TONIGHT. GARRETT GRAHAM RIGHT ON CUE. SEVEN TOUCHDOWN RECEPTIONS TO LEAD THE TEAM. A RATHER LITTLE USED WIDE RECEIVER. BUT KEEP YOUR EYE ON THIS KID TONIGHT, THE FRESHMAN APPLETON. DEFENSIVELY FOR MIAMI, BAILEY WILL PUT PRESSURE ON TONIGHT. LEADS THE TEAM IN SACKS. HE’S IN THE LINEUP. IN MOTION. PLAY. FIRST DOWN. KEEPS HIS LEGS DRIVING. FOLLOWS THE BIG EATERS, ESPECIALLY TRAVIS FREDERICK, WHO PULLED AROUND TO LEAD THE WAY. >>A LOT OF SHIFTING THERE RIGHT BEFORE THE START OF THAT PLAY. THEY GOT AN OVERLOAD SITUATION. MORE BLOCKERS THAN MIAMI HAD DEFENDERS. AND RIGHT NOW LOOKS LIKE KAREEMY IS DOWN.>>JUNIOR OUT OF COTTAGE GROVE, WISCONSIN. ONE OF THE MAINSTAYS ON THEIR LINEUP. 325-POUNDER. GOT BRACES ON BOTH KNEES. BUT HE IS IN SOME PAIN.>>BRETT SAID HE HAD REALLY BEEN BANGED UP TOWARD THE END OF THE YEAR AND JUST HAVING SOME TIME OFF BEFORE THE BOWL WAS GREAT FOR HIM. HE WAS FEELING BETTER COMING INTO THIS GAME. THE LAST MONTH OF THE SEASON. BUT THEY’RE TAKING A A LOOK AT THE RIGHT LEG RIGHT NOW.>>BASHIR WILL COME IN TO TAKE THAT SPOT.>>KAREEMY AND JOHN MOVE FIT, WHO IS PLAYING CENTER, PAIR OF JUNIORS, BOTH FIRST TEAM ALL BIG TEN. OFFENSIVE LINEMEN FOR WISCONSIN. SO A CRITICAL INJURY RIGHT NOW FOR THE BADGERS.>>BOY. THEY GO 3:25, 336, 320, 317 AND 310 ACROSS THE OFFENSE IN GEAR WITH BACK-TO-BACK FIRST DOWNS TO MOVE IT TO THE 43 YARD LINE. YOU’LL SEE ON THE LEFT OF THE SCREAM, 6, GET ROLLED UP SO MANY TIMES IN THAT AREA, THAT’S WHAT HAPPENS.>>YEAH.>>HE IS UPNG TO COME OFF WITHOUT HELP. NOT TOO MANY TRAINERS THAT CAN HELP A GUY THAT BIG ANYWAY. THEY ARE THERE FOR ASSISTANCE. WE HOPE HE’LL BE OKAY, MAYBE CAN COME BACK. IT’S A STIFF LEGGED WALK TO THE SIDELINE. MEANTIME, FIRST DOWN. >>YOU WONDER WHY SO MANY LINEMEN WEAR BRACES. EVEN IF THEY DON’T HAVE KNEE PROBLEMS IT’S FOR PLAYS LIKE THAT. PLAYS LIKE THAT YOU CAN’T PROEBL — PROTECT YOURSELF. YOU HOPE THAT GIVES YOU EXTRA PROTECTION. >>FIRST DOWN BADGERS. THE HAND-OFF. AFTER THE 46, MAYBE THE 47 YARD LINE. JOE JOSEPH MADE THE STOP. YOU MENTIONED JOHN CLAY AND HIS SIZE, LIST HIM AT 249, HE’S ALL OF 250 IF NOT MORE THAN THAT AT A CHANCE LUNCHEON THE OTHER DAY HE WAS AT THE TABLE NEXT TO ME WITH SWEAT BOTTOMS AND WHITE WISCONSIN T-SHIRT. I THOUGHT HE WAS A DEFENSIVE LINEMAN WHEN HE WALKED IN. THAT 32 NOW, FILLS IT OUT A LITTLE DIFFERENTLY. HERE COMES THE BLITZ. THAT’S GOING TO PAY OFF.>>THAT WAS A BIG PLAY FOR MIAMI, WISCONSIN ON THIRD DOWN, IT’S PRETTY OBVIOUS THEY ARE SUCCESSFUL WHEN IT’S THIRD SHORT, THIRD MEDIUM, THIRD AND EIGHT PLUS THEY ARE NOT VERY GOOD. THEY GUESSED ON THE RUN, RAN A BLITZ AND GOT CLAY IN THE BACKFIELD. >>THEY ARE ONLY 18%, AS TODD SAID.>>COULDN’T FIND A GUY IN THAT MASS OF HUMANITY, GOES DOWN FOR A BIG LOSS. >>I THINK MIAMI IS PRETTY CONFIDENT OF THEIR MATCH-UPS ON THE OUTSIDE AGAINST THE WIDE RECEIVERS OF WISCONSIN. THEY LIKE THOSE MATCH-UPS. WHERE THEY THINK THERE’S A PROBLEM POTENTIALLY IS WITH THE TIGHT ENDS. WHEN IT’S THIRD AND TEN, THEY AREN’T AS MUCH OF A FACTOR. HE’S GOING TO LET IT GO. IF WISCONSIN CAN GET DOWN THERE, THEY WILL, INSIDE THE 10 YARD LINE. HE PULLED THAT THING. >>YEAH, HE DID. >>3,000 YARD PASSER, IN MIAMI HISTORY. FIRST DOWN. THE 15 YARD LINE, COOPER, TWO IMPRESSIVE RUNS, 16-YARD TOUCHDOWN AND EIGHT THERE. MIAMI GOING UP OFF THE BAT. SECOND DOWN, DOUBLE PASS. THERE IT IS, WIDE OPEN. INCOMPLETE. A NICE PLAY BY SMITH, NUMBER 10.>>CAME UP TO KNOCK THAT BALL AWAY FROM THE INTENDED RECEIVER.>>COOPER DOING A LITTLE BIT OF EVERYTHING. THAT’S THIRD DOWN AND SHORT. JAMES IN THE LINEUP. THOSE TWO INTERCHANGER, COOPER MAYBE JAMES. COOPER GETTING A BREATHER. >>THE DEPTH OF MIAMI, PRETTY IMPRESSIVE. WIDE RECEIVER AND RUNNING BACK.>>GETS THE CALL ON THE STRETCH. WISCONSIN WITH A GREAT DEFENSIVE PLAY.>>THEY WERE SO GOOD THIS YEAR. THEY ONLY AVERAGED GIVING UP 90 YARDS A GAME RUSHING, EIGHT IN THE NATION. GREAT PENETRATION, BEATS THE TIGHT END AND TACKLE, ORLANDO FRANKLIN GETS IN THE BACKFIELD TO GET TO JAMES. OUTSTANDING PLAY. >>A KICK FROM HIS OWN END ZONE. FLAG DOWN. WISCONSIN POINTING AT MIAMI. MIAMI POINTING AT THE BADGERS.>>FALSE START. NUMBER NINE ON THE OFFENSE. FOURTH DOWN. >>FOURTH DOWN. DEEPER IN HIS END ZONE BOSHER. WATCH OUT FOR THE FIELD, VERY DANGEROUS.>>58 YARD, TOUCHDOWN AGAINST NORTHWESTERN.>>THIRD ALL GREATEST GAMES 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>LEFT TACKLE, MOVED IT AROUND. FEELS PRETTY COMFORTABLE RIGHT NOW. SOME DISCOMFORT ON THE LEFT PATELLA AREA. THEY ARE GOING TO REWRAP HIM UP USING A DIFFERENT KIND OF BRACE. THEY MOVED THEIR RIGHT TACKLE OVER TO LEFT TACKLE ON THAT SERIES AND HE GOT BLOWN OUT SO THEY NEED HIM RIGHT NOW. >>WISCONSIN, THEY HAVE GOT EVERYBODY IN TIGHT. THEY TAKE A SHOT HERE THOUGH, AFTER THE SHORT PUNT. THERE’S THE SHOT. KENDRICKS. >>THIS IS WHERE THEY GET PLAYS, FIRST DOWN ACTION, PROTECTION, PASSING GAME, KENDRICKS WAS THE TIGHT END. IN MOTION AND GOT OUT BEHIND THE MIAMI DEFENSE. WATCH 84 GET OUT BEHIND THEM. THEY ARE THINKING RON, CAME UP CLOSE TO THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE AND RAN RIGHT BEHIND THE LINEBACKERS FOR THE GAME. >>FIRST AND GOAL AT THE FOUR BACK TO THE BULLDOZER OFFENSE IF THEY CHOOSE TO.>>THAT’S JOHN CLAY. >>THE STOP, SECOND DOWN AND GOAL. TRYING TO TIE THIS GAME UP MIDWAY THROUGH THE FIRST QUARTER. >>MIAMI DEFENSE HAS COME DOWN THE STRETCH. ONLY TWO RUSHING TOUCHDOWNS IN THE LAST SEVEN GAMES. OVER THE LAST FIVE GAMES, ONLY 96 YARDS RUSHING. THE YEAR HAS GONE ON. >>THREE TIGHT ENDS IN THERE, INCLUDING KENDRICKS. HERE IT GOES. TOUCHDOWN WISCONSIN. >>LANCE KENDRICKS MADE THE BIG CATCH. SEALED IT FOR JOHN CLAY. >>FOR JOHN CLAY A THREE-YARD TOUCHDOWN, HIS 17th OF THE YEAR.>>NUMBER 84 AGAIN, COME IN MOTION THEN STEAL THE EDGE FOR THE BIG TAILBACK.>>FOUR TIGHT ENDS THERE. FOLLOWS BEAUTIFULLY. EXTRA POINT. 7-7 IN ORLANDO.>>A KICK AWAY. LAST TIME THE LONG KICK RETURN FOR WHAT LOOKED LIKE IT WAS GOING TO BE A TOUCHDOWN. THIS IS COOPER. GOT TO THE 20 AND THESE IT. NICE SHOT BY THE BADGERS SPECIAL TEAMS. A LOOK BACK AT THE RECAP. >>THE DRIVE BY LANCE KENDRICKS, 84, OUT OF THE BACKFIELD. THE KEY BLOCK ON JOHN CLAY’S TOUCHDOWN. LANCE KENDRICKS, JUNIOR TIGHT END SEALING THE DEAL FOR WISCONSIN TO TIE THE SCORE.>>MIAMI STARTS THIS OUT IN A LITTLE BETTER POSITION, 21 YARD LINE, STARTED AT THE 8, SHORT PUNT, WISCONSIN SCORED. THE PLAY IN THE FIRST QUARTER SO FAR. >>THE BLOCK, HANDS FREE, ABLE TO GET A HAND ON THE FOOTBALL. TALK ABOUT SPECIAL TEAMS, HOW IMPORTANT SPECIAL TEAMS ARE IN ANY GAME, PARTICULARLY THE BOWL GAME WITH A LITTLE BIT OF LAYOFF. MIAMI TOUCHDOWN SET UP BY A KICKOFF RETURN, THEN THE EXCHANGE, GOOD PUNT, PICKED UP BY WISCONSIN. JAMES, GETS THE CALL, BRINGS HIM DOWN AFTER A SHORT GAME. GO BACK TO THE FIRST PLAY OF THE BALL GAME. LOOK WHERE HE STARTS. >>HE’S RIGHT HERE. HE’S GOING TO COME ALL THE WAY WITH THAT SPEED RIGHT HERE. GET THE BALL AND GO DOWN THE SIDELINE THIS WAY. YOU’VE GOT TO BE FAST TO RUN IT LIKE THIS. HE COMES ALL THE WAY FROM THE FRONTLINE, TAKES THE HAND-OFF AND GOES THE OTHER WAY. REALLY GOT ROBBED BY AN ILL-ADVISED PENALTY. SHOULD HAVE BEEN A TOUCHDOWN ON THE OPENING KICK-OF- >>A SHOTGUN. HE’S GOING TO TRY TO GET WHAT HE CAN. TRYING TO AND ALMOST DID. SEVEN-YARD SCRAMBLE, A LITTLE SHORT. >>YOU’RE 40 YEARS BACKWARDS, 43 YARDS THIS YEAR AND 90 THAT WAY.>>THAT’S SAYING SOMETHING IF YOU’RE SAYING YOU’RE THE FASTEST GUY ON THE MIAMI TEAM, BECAUSE THEY HAVE A LOT OF FAST GUYS. >>THAT’S TRUE. >>A WIDE RECEIVER THREE YEARS AND MOVED TO DEFENSIVE BACK THIS YEAR AND HAS DONE QUITE WELL AS A QUARTERBACK AS WELL. >>SECOND STRAIGHT.>>LIKE THE WAY HE RAN THE BALL. MIGHT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO GET THE FIRST DOWN IF — >>35 YARD LINE. WITH JOHNSON AFTER THE EARLY SHOCK SURVIVED THAT, TIED THE SCORE, NOW THEY HAVE GOT THE BALL BACK, IN DECENT FIELD POSITION. TOMORROW A COUPLE OF DAYS 4:30, BOWLING GREEN, HUMANITARIAN BOWL, 8:00 ARIZONA TAKES ON NEBRASKA CORNHUSKERS IN THE HOLIDAY BOWL. ESPN, ESPN 360.COM TOMORROW. BACK IN THERE. >>THAT’S GOOD NEWS FOR WISCONSIN. VERY CRITICAL.>>THREE WIDE RECEIVERS. BLOCKS THE WAY OFF THE LEFT SIDE BEFORE HE RUNS HIM OUT-OF-BOUND.>>WHEN THIS GUY GETS GOING AND IS ON AND YOU HEAR HIS SHOULDER PAD POP UP AND DOWN ON HIS SHOULDER HE’S OFF. THAT’S GOOD NEWS FOR US. WHEN YOU HEAR THE PADS START POPPING, THAT’S GOOD FOR US. >>WHAT HIS PREDECESSOR CALLED THAT IS GETTING LATHERED UP. YOU CAN GET HIM LATHERED UP DOWN THERE. SECOND DOWN AND A YARD. EVERYBODY UP CLOSE TRYING TO STOP HIM. MADE THE TACKLE. HE’S DOWN. GREAT ALL TIME AT MIAMI AND IN THE NATIONAL FOOTBALL LEAGUE HUBERT OWENS, OUR REFEREE. >>PERSONAL FOUL, UNNECESSARY ROUGHNESS. FIFTEEN YARDS.>>WOW AN IMPACT PLAYER, NEGATIVE IMPACT. THAT’S A BIG PENALTY BACK TO THE 30 YARD LINE. >>BIG ALSO BECAUSE IT WAS AFTER THE PLAY. IT’S STILL THIRD DOWN. YOU ADD THE 15 YARDS AT THE END OF THE PLAY AND THERE IT IS. IT’S STILL THIRD DOWN.>>HE GOT TO THE 39 YARD LINE. HAVE TO PULL IT BACK, FOURTH DOWN AND 6. LAST TIME HE HIT A BEAUTY, KNOCKED IT DOWN INSIDE THE YARD LINE, 57 YARD KICK THE FIRST TIME. >>NOT ONLY KNOCKED IT DOWN THERE, DEFENSE HAS TO STOP, A SHORT PUNT BACK, GAINED 37 YEARS ON THAT CHANGE OF POSSESSION AND THAT READ TO WISCONSIN’S TYING TOUCHDOWN. THIS ONE IS GOING TO BE SCOOPED UP. AT THE 15 AND RETURN. HE DOES A NICE JOB. GET>>DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS, WE MOVE FURTHER AHEAD IN THE ACTION. >>BEFORE THE GAME ROAD TO THE BOWL, NUMBER 23, A LITTLE SOMETHING WORKING. THREE TOUCHDOWNS?>>I THINK SO. >>THEY ARE IN THE RED ZONE PRETTY MUCH THE WHOLE TIME. TOLZIEN, NO TOUCHDOWNS AGAINST RANKED OPPONENTS. PASSES AGAINST UNRANKED IS LIKE 157. THAT WAS IN THE AIR. NOW JACORY HARRIS TAKING OVER. YOU HAVE TO WATCH OUT FOR THE 11th SACK OF THE YEAR. >>VERY EXPLOSIVE OFF THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE. WHEN JACORY HARRIS STEPPED UP AND TRIED TO RELOAD, THAT TOOK TOO MUCH TIME. IF HE THROES IT ON TIME, HE GETS — STILL GET TO IT. WHEN HE TRIED TO RELOAD, HE GOT THE MAN. >>THE LINEBACKER SHOWING HOW YOU CAN COME AROUND THAT CORNER, 28 YARD LINE. FROM THE SAFETY POSITION. THAT’S GOING TO BE A THREE-YARD LOSS IN THAT SPOT. RIGHT NOW WISCONSIN DEFENSE PLAYED VERY WELL. I THINK THE WHOLE KEY AND YOUT LOOKS RUSTY AND UNSETTLED RIGHT NOW. >>HE DOES. HE HASN’T BEEN ABLE TO FIND A GROOVE, HIS MAIN GUY, LEONARD HANGERSON, HIS GO-TO RECEIVER. HE DOESN’T LOOK IN A VERY GOOD RHYTHM. ON THE SAME TOKEN, WISCONSIN DEFENSE SETTLED INTO THE GAME A LITTLE BIT. SO A LOT OF GAME LEFT FOR JAKORY HARRIS. HE’S TALENTED BUT NEEDS A RHYTHM. >>THAT’S NOT THE RHYTHM HE WAS LOOKING FOR. THAT WAS RHYTHM AND BLUES FOR OFFENSIVE MIAMI. THAT’S A 12-YARD LOSS.>>HE JUST DOESN’T LOOK RIGHT. HE DOESN’T LOOK AS CONFIDENT AS HE NORMALLY DOES. THAT WAS AN INDICATION RIGHT THERE THE SNAP WAS A LITTLE OFF. I DON’T THINK IT WAS A SNAP HE COULDN’T HAVE FIELDED. >>END ZONE, ON THE OTHER END, SNAP, HANDLES IT, KICKS IT A MILE IN THE AIR. LOOK AT THAT. HE CAUGHT IT AT ABOUT THE 36 YARD LINE. >>RIGHT NOW, ONE OF THE REASON THEY PRACTICED VERY DIFFERENTLY, BECAUSE THEY HAD A LATE GAME IN HAWAII AND SHORT TIME ON CAMPUS, JUST SEVEN PRACTICES IN WISCONSIN. THEY DIDN’T DO A LOT OF SPRING PRACTICE WITH THE YOUNG GUYS LIKE THEY NORMALLY WOULD DO IN BOWL PREPARATION. THEY HAD ONE PERIOD IN THE DAY WHERE THEY LET THE YOUNG GUYS PRACTICE. THE FIRST BYE WEEK, SECOND WEEK GAME WEEK PREPARATION. THESE GUYS ARE DIALED IN. IT’S NOT LIKE THEY ARE OFF FOR A LONG LAYOFF. THEY ARE JUST PLAYING FOOTBALL. >>VERY DIFFERENT THAN MOST BIG TEN TEAMS IN BOWL GAMES.>>FIRST DOWN FOR 36 YARD LINE. TOLZ YEN, DROP ONE WAY. LANDFALL THE NEXT BIG TEN TEAM WE’LL SEE, THEY PLAYED THEIR LAST GAME NOVEMBER 21st. THEY HAVE ADDED AN EXTENDED PERIOD OF TIME BETWEEN THEN AND WHEN THEY WILL PLAY. AS HOLLY MENTIONED WISCONSIN PLAYED HAWAII ON DECEMBER 5th. SO THAT 23-DAY LAYOFF IS THE SHORTEST TURNAROUND HEADING INTO A BOWL WISCONSIN HAS HAD SINCE 1982. SO IT’S MUCH EASIER TO KEEP YOUR TEAM IN SYNC AND RHYTHM AND PREPARE THAT WAY. THEY HAD TWO BYE WEEKS THIS YEAR BEFORE PURDUE AND BEFORE HAWAII AND THEY ENTERED IT THE SAME WAY.>>36, THE BIG MAN ALL THE WAY. HE GOT THE ROCK BACK AND HELD ONTO IT THAT TIME. LET’S TAKE A LOOK AT NUMBER 72, GETS A BIG BLOCK, CUTS BEHIND HIM AND A COUPLE OF MISSED TACKLES. JOHN CLAY YOU’RE NOT GOING TO BRING HIM DOWN, YOU BETTER WRAP HIM UP AND HIT HIM BELOW THE BUTTOCKS.>>THAT’S A LOT OF WRAPPING. >>YEAH.>>DOWN TO THE 12 YARD LINE. A SMILE ON THE BIG FELLOW’S FACE. MIAMI IS GOING TO TAKE A TIME-OUT. THEIR SECOND. WITH 9:37 REMAINING IN THE HALF, GAMES ARE DOWN TO ONE TIME OUT. WISCONSIN BADGERS THREATENING IN THE RED ZONE AGAINST MIAMI. BEEN WITH GOOD COACHES, PLAYED FOR, COACHED UNDER OLD FOX FIVE, SNYDER, CO-DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR, COACH IN WAITING UNDER BARRY ALVAREZ. SOME PRETTY GOOD PEOPLE THERE. GOING IN AS I MENTIONED TO THE ROSE BOWL HALL OF FAME NEXT WEEK AFTER GOING INTO THE WISCONSIN HALL OF FAME THREE OR FOUR WEEKS AGO. ENJOYING THE GOOD LIFE AS THE ATHLETIC DIRECTOR JOB. .>>ONE OF THE BIG THINGS WAS THE RETURN AND LEADERSHIP, COMING BACK INTO THE GAME, SHOWING HE’S GOING TO PLAY WITH MENTAL AND PHYSICAL SUBSTANCE, THE LEADERSHIP PRESENCE. >>NOT TO MENTION THE JOB OF QUARTERBACK ON THE LAST PLAY.>>WISCONSIN TRYING A LITTLE RAZZLE DAZZLE AND THAT DIDN’T WORK. >>SHARP IS IN THERE. HE’S REALLY COME ON FOR THE MIAMI DEFENSE. HE FINISHED THE REGULAR SEASON WITH BACK-TO-BACK GAMES OF 12 TACKLES. PLAYED ALL THREE LINEBACKER POSITIONS IN HIS CAREER. HE MOVED IN THE MIDDLE THIS SPRING AND HAS REALLY BLOSSOMED HERE PARTICULARLY IN THE SECOND HALF OF THE SEASON. HE’S LEADING TACKLER WITH 91 TACKLES, A VERY PHYSICAL MIDDLE LINEBACKER. >>WISCONSIN GOING TO TAKE A SHOT, GET IT DOWN TO THE TWO YARD LINE. THE MIDDLE TO GRAHAM. HE IS VERY CLOSE. NOW HE MIGHT GO FOR IT. HE GOT WITHIN A YARD. >>NICE PLAY. WELL DESIGNED. FAKED THE END AROUND, FLIPS THE TIGHT END, MIDDLE TIGHT END FREEZE AND TRIED TO HIDE HIM IN BETWEEN THE LINE. WATCH 89, SELLS IT, KIND OF SLIP HIM THE FOOTBALL, LINEMEN BLOCKING DOWNFIELD BECAUSE THE BALL IS THROWN BEHIND THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE BY THE TIGHT END. >>WISCONSIN, YARDAGE, 31, CLAY BACK IN AS YOU MIGHT EXPECT. JOHN CLAY, TOUCHDOWN. KENDRICKS AGAIN WITH A HUGE BLOCK. SECOND TOUCHDOWN OF THREE YARDS FOR JOHN CLAY.>>WHEN GRAHAM GOT HIM DOWN THERE FOR THE PASS, WATCH KENDRICKS COME DOWN AND GET THE BIG BLOCK ON THE SEARCH. >>CARBON COPY TO THE LAST ONE, A KICKOFF BLOCK ON PHILLIPS. LAST TIME HE SEALED OFF THE EDGE. NOW THE EXTRA POINT IS UP, KNUCKLEBALL IS GOOD, WISCONSIN HAS ITS FIRST LEAD OF THE NIGHT 2009 SPORTS CHAMPS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>TONIGHT’S AERIAL COVERAGE BROUGHT TO YOU BY DIRECTV. DIRECTV WILL SOON MAKE CABLE BILLINGS FOR 200 CHANNELS IN HD. CALL 1-800-DIRECTV, CHECK IT OUT. HAPPY HOLIDAYS. CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN HAS THE LEAD, COURTESY OF NUMBER 32 WITH TWO THREE-YARD TOUCHDOWN RUNS. A BIG CHUNK OF IT WAS HIS, A 52-YARD GALLOP AND WISCONSIN WITH A TOUCHDOWN. >>I’LL TELL YOU RIGHT NOW IT’S CRITICAL JACORY HARRIS GETS IT TOGETHER. HE’S THE LEADER OF THE TEAM. IF HE GOES, SO DOES MIAMI TEAM GO. >>TEN YARD LINE. ACROSS THE 20. SOME GREAT GAMES THIS YEAR, THEN TIMES THINGS DIDN’T GO WELL LIKE NOVEMBER 14th NORTH CAROLINA. NORTH CAROLINA HAS A HECK OF A DEFENSE. HE WAS ONLY 28 FOR 50. THREW FOR 319 YARDS. HE THREE ONLY ONE TOUCHDOWN, FOUR INTERCEPTIONS, TWO OF THOSE WERE RETURNED FOR TOUCHDOWNS. IT HASN’T BEEN THAT BAD SO FAR TONIGHT BUT I THINK AS TODD MADE VERY CLEAR IF NUMBER 12 DOESN’T SETTLE IN, MIAMI MIGHT FIND THEMSELVES IN A HOLE THEY CAN’T GET OUT OF. THE MOST INTERCEPTIONS YOU. >>THE SACK RIGHT NOW. >>HOLLY MADE THE POINT AT THE BEGINNING OF THE GAME ABOUT PROTECTION, HOW IMPORTANT THAT WAS FOR JAORY HARRIS OR ANY QUARTERBACK. THIS IS A TEAM THAT’S GIVEN UP 90 SACKS AND A COUPLE MORE TONIGHT SO FAR. THOSE THINGS DON’T HELP A QUARTERBACK SETTLE DOWN. IF HE DOESN’T HAVE CONFIDENCE THAT HE’S GOING TO HAVE TIME, HIS EYES START FOCUSING ON RUSHERS AND NOT DEFENSIVE BACK AND COVERAGE. >>RIGHT NOW HE’S GOT HAPPY FEET AND HE’S NOT GETTING HAPPY RESULTS. HE DOESN’T HAVE HIS BIG LEFT TACKLE. THE ONE IN THERE HAS PLAYED EXTENSIVELY THIS YEAR. WISCONSIN IS BRINGING ALL KINDS OF PRESSURE THAT SO FAR HE CAN’T HANDLE. >>THE GUY I JUST TALKED ABOUT, HIS FIRST CATCH, BUT ONLY GOOD FOR SEVEN YARDS. >>THERE IS A FLAG DOWN BEFORE THE PLAY STARTED.>>RANDY SHANNON’S TEAM WAS FOUR AND FOUR IN THE CONFERENCE LAST YEAR AND SEVEN AND SIX OVERALL, SO A TWO-GAME IMPROVEMENT IN THE OVERALL RECORD CONSIDERING SOME OF THE PEOPLE THEY PLAYED EARLY THE SEASON THEY HAVE A SCHEDULE IN THE FIRST HALF OF THE YEAR. GILBERT IS GOING TO KEEP TRYING THAT MICROPHONE AND IT’S STILL NOT WORKING. BUT YOU GET THE DRIFT. IT MOVES BACK TO THE 22, JUST OUTSIDE THE 22 YARD LINE. SECOND DOWN AND 19, 7:00 REMAINING IN THE HALF. JAMES FROM BEHIND. QUICK DROP, THROWS OVER THE MIDDLE AND IS COMPLETE. HE’S BEEN A BUSY GUY TONIGHT. MIAMI IS GOING TO GO HURRY UP. WISCONSIN TRYING TO CHANGE. I DON’T KNOW IF ANYBODY IS GOING TO GET ANYTHING DONE. HARRIS FIRES COMPLETE. GOOD FOR A FIRST DOWN. JIMMY GRAHAM, SECOND TIME THE EX-BASKETBALL PLAYER TURNED TIGHT END GOT A CATCH. >>THAT MIGHT BE JUST WHAT JACORY HARRIS NEEDS, TWO COMPLETIONS IN A ROW, LOOK FOR A FIRST DOWN, A COUPLE OF THREE AND OUTS ON OFFENSE, LOOKED KIND OF STAGNANT. MAYBE THAT’S WHAT HE NEEDED TO GET INTO A GROOVE. >>OVERCOME SECOND DOWN AND 19. THAT’S PRETTY DARN GOOD BY ITSELF. GROUND GAME AND A PICKUP OF FOUR FOR COOPER. CAPITAL ONE BOWL WEEK CONTINUES THURSDAY, THREE GAMES AT NOON. HOUSTON TAKES ON THE FALCONS OF AIR FORCE AND HELICOPTER ARMED FORCES BOWL. AT 3:30 NAVY MID SHIPMEN TAKE ON TIGERS, MISSOURI, TEXAS BOWL AT 7:30, HOAX AND VIRGINIA TECH AGAINST VOLUNTEERS TENNESSEE, CAPITAL ONE BOWL WEEK ON ESPN AND ESPN 360.COM ON THURSDAY, PRETTY MUCH ALL DAY. HERE THE SPORTS BOWL, 5:30 TO GO IN THE SECOND QUARTER. OFF ONE, DRIVING, GOT WITHIN TWO YARDS MAYBE OF THE FIRST DOWN MARKER. >>MIAMI IS STILL GOING TO TRY TO STAY BALANCED AND RUN THE FOOTBALL. THIS WISCONSIN DEFENSE DID SOMETHING THAT HASN’T BEEN DONE VERY OFTEN HELD EVERY BIG TEN TEAM UNDER 100 YARDS RUSHING, HASN’T HAPPENED SINCE ’98. >>FIRST TIME THEY HAVE DONE IT. THE PESKY CARRIERS ARE THE ONLY ONE OVER 100 YARD RUSH.>>BOTH JAMES AND COOPER IN THERE TOGETHER.>>HARRIS PLAY ACTION, GOING DEEP.>>JAVARRIS JAMES IN THE BACK FIELD. >>OUT OF THE BACK FIELD AND GOT HIM TCMAHED UP ON A GUY HE WANTED AND A SLIDE OVERTHROW BY JACORY HARRIS ON THAT ONE. >>SO CLOSE, THE SITUATION FOR MIAMI.>>THE KICK. BIG TEN’S GREATEST GAMES 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWLS, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI. >>14-7 WISCONSIN. CAPITAL ONE BOWL WEEK CONTINUES FOR US. CAPITAL ONE BOWL NEW YEAR’S DAY SECOND TIME THEY HAVE GOTTEN TOGETHER. BACK IN ’74 WAS THE LAST TIME. HE DOESN’T LOOK ANY DIFFERENT NOW THAN HE DID 35 YEARS AGO. HIS 36th BOWL APPEARANCE. A RECORD.>>SOMETHING OUT OF NOTHING THERE, 22 YARD LINE. A LONG TALK THE OTHER DAY ABOUT A LOT OF THINGS AND TALEDK TO EJO ABOUT THE ENTSIHUASM OF ING INVOLVEDN I A BOWL MEGA.>>E WT 110, 12 KIDS IN FLORIDA. PROS 5’6″, I’VE GOT 106 GUYS WALKING AROUND, HOLY SMOKES, I’M AT A BOWL GAME.>>HOLY SMOKES, WE’LL BE THERE WITH HIM ON JANUARY 1st, CAPITAL ONE BOWL. SECOND DOWN AND SEVEN, HERE COMES THE BLITZ. TOLZIEN, TIGHT END DOWN THE SIDELINE.>>A WICKED SHOT BACK THERE BUT HE PICKED UP A HUGE GAIN. EVEN THOUGH HE WAS THE GO TO LANCE KENDRICKS HAS BEEN HUGE AS RECEIVER AND BLOCKER. >>HE GOES IN MOTION. I THINK MIAMI THINKS HE’S GOING TO STAY IN AND BLOCK BUT HE DOESN’T. NOBODY PICKS HIM UP OUT OF THE BACK FIELD. A SHORT THROW TURNS INTO A GAME FOR WISCONSIN BECAUSE NOBODY ACCOUNTED FOR HIM IN THE BACKFIELD. >>THEY HAVE TIMEOUTS, FIRST DOWN WORKING TOWARD MIDFIELD INSIDE 45 YARD LINE. AT LEAST COMPLETED. NOW HE GOT ONE. >>FIRST DOWN FOR WISCONSIN. THEY ARE FUN TO WATCH. WHEN THEY GET THEIR RUNNING GAME GOING, THEY PUT DEFENSE BACK ON THEIR HEELS, BECAUSE YOU HAVE TO RESPECT THE RUN. THEN THAT QUARTERBACK GETS GOOD PROTECTION AND IS ABLE TO GET BIG CHUNKS OF YARDAGE. >>THAT ONE ALMOST CATCH, A GREAT EFFORT ON THE SIDELINE BUT RAN OUT OF REAL ESTATE THIS TIME. PLENTY OF ROOM TO WORK. HIS FIRST CATCH IS GOOD FOR 20. ON THE MOVE JUST OUTSIDE, FIRST AND TEN, 3:00 LEFT IN THE FIRST HALF. TOLZIEN WITH THE THROW, FIRES IT DOWN THE MIDDLE, GRAHAM THE INTENDED RECEIVER BUT AWAY BY SHARPTON. >>HIS ANKLE LOOKS LIKE IT BOTHERED HIM.>>INSIDE THE 20. >>MIAMI HAS PETER ON THE SIDELINE. FOR WISCONSIN, THIS IS BALMY FOR THEM. IT’S COOL BUT IT’S NOT THAT COLD. I THINK THE COLD IS AFFECTING THE MIAMI PLAYERS SOME. I DON’T THINK THEY ARE PLAYING WITH A LOT OF JUICE COMPARED TO THE WISCONSIN TEAM. IT’S NOT JUST JACORY HARRIS.>>WISCONSIN. LET’S CHECK IN WITH HOLLY. >>A LOT OF THE MIAMI GUYS CAME OUT FOR WARMUPS. THEY WERE SHIVERING, THIS IS COLD. THEY WENT BACK AND CHANGED INTO LONG SLEEVED SHIRTS. WISCONSIN GUYS STILL IN THEIR SHORT SLEEVES, THIS IS LIKE SPRING IN MADISON. A LOT OF THE MIAMI GUYS, THEY ARE OVER HERE HUDDLED UP GOING I DON’T KNOW IF IT’S AFFECTING THEM BUT I CAN TELL YOU THEY ARE NOTICING THE COLD. >>YOU SEE THE GUYS HUDDLE OVER HERE WITH HAND WARMERS, STUFF LIKE THAT. >>THERE’S THE BALL AGAIN. REMEMBER WHEN WE CAME ON THE BEGINNING OF THE BALL GAME, RIGHT BEFORE THE FIRST OFFENSIVE SERIES WE SHOWED YOU THE PEP RALLY YESTERDAY. BRETT SAID YOU GUYS THINK IT WAS COLD OUT HERE, IT WAS WINDY OUT HERE, I’M KIND OF PRAYING FOR SNOW. NO SNOW BUT 50 DEGREES. AS HOLLY TALKING ABOUT, YOU CAN SEE THE BIG EATERS THERE, THEY DON’T CARE. THEY HAVE THE SLEEVES ROLLED UP. THIS IS LIKE SEPTEMBER IN THEIR TOWN RIGHT NOW. >>FLIP FLOP WEATHER. >>YOU’VE GOT IT. ZACH BROWN JOINS THE WISCONSIN BACKFIELD. >>THE PRESSURE COMES AND HE THROWS. THE INTENDED RECEIVER. >>BOY, KENDRICKS IS HAVING A MONSTER NIGHT. ERIC GOT PRESSURE ON TOLZIEN BUT ABLE TO STEP UP AND MAKE THE THROW TO KENDRICKS. >>HE LET THE BABY GO AND IT WAS LOW AND KENDRICKS WENT DOWN AND GOT IT.>>THE TIGHT END, THAT’S THE MATCHUP THE DEFENSIVE COORDINATOR WAS AFRAID OF WITH THE OFFENSE. GOOD ON THE OUTSIDE, NOT SO GOOD WITH THE TIGHT END. >>AT THE 2 YARD LINE, TOLZIEN PLAY ACTION. FIRES OVER THE MIDDLE, AGAIN IT’S COMPLETE. THIS TIME TO JOHN CLAY. THAT WAS DOWN AROUND 46 DEGREES MAYBE HERE. SOMETHING LIKE THAT. IT’S 14 IN MADISON. SO IF YOU’RE WATCHING BACK THERE AT STATE STREET BRATS OR SOMEPLACE, DON’T DO IT. DON’T DO IT. HERE COMES THE BLITZ AND PAYS OFF. SMITH WITH A TALKEL ONMONTEE BALL. >>IF I WAS SHANNON, OPEN THE DOORS AND WINDOWS IN THE LOCKER ROOM. IF IT’S HOT WHEN THEY GO IN THERE, THOSE GUYS WON’T WANT TO COME OUT FOR THE SECOND HALF. >>THERE SHE IS, SHE KNOWS SOMETHING ABOUT HANDLING THE COLD, BUT YOU CAN’T GET SPOILED WHEN YOU MOVE SOUTH. TRUST ME, I KNOW. BACK AT THE 20, THIRD DOWN AND 37. THREE WIDE RECEIVERS. TOELZ YEN, THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN A TOUGH THROW. THERE’S AN ALL CONFERENCE PLAY BY HARRIS. >>HARRIS HAS DONE THAT ALL YEAR, LED IN PASSES, RIGHT ON THE SPOT THERE, GOT HIS HAND ON THE FOOTBALL AND KNOCKED IT AWAY TO FORCE THE FIELD GOAL ATTEMPT.>>WELL DONE. >>PHILIP WELCH, 15 OUT OF 22, MISSED THE FIRST THREE FIELD GOALS OF THE SEASON BUT HE’S GONE 15 OF THE 19 SINCE. THIS WILL BE A 36-YARD ATTEMPT TO TRY TO STRETCH THE BADGER LEAD. AWAY AND INTO THE HOLE IN ORLANDO IT’S PERFECT. >>LAST YEAR BIG TEN ONE AND SIX. THIS THE FIRST OUTING FOR A BIG TEN TEAM IN THIS BOWL SEASON. >>THE KICK, UP TO THE 24, LOOK OUT COOPER. >>HE DROPPED THE BALL, DIDN’T HE?>>HE HURT HIS KNEE. I SAW HIM LET GO OF THE FOOTBALL. HE GRABBED HIS RIGHT KNEE AND LET GO OF THE FOOTBALL. >>IT WAS COVERED BY BUICK BUT THAT’S NOT THE THE KEY ISSUE HERE. HE HAD A NICE HEAD OF STEAM AFTER THAT SHORT KICK, SCOOPED IT UP AND A LITTLE BIT SEAM. EVERYTHING CAME APART, INCLUDING THE BALL HIT THE GROUND. WE’LL GET ANOTHER LOOK AT IT RIGHT HERE.>>PLANTED WITH THE FOOT AND THE NEE BUCKLED INSIDE. >>THAT’S NEVER A GOOD TIME, BUT IF YOU GET TO THE END OF THE SEASON — A HIGHLY TOUTED TAILBACK. IT’S SOME OF THE PROBLEM COULD BE AS YOU SEE ALL THE DIVOTS OUT OF THE FIELD. THEY ARE GOING TO TRY TO HELP HIM UP ALREADY. IN THAT CASE IT MIGHT BE A GOOD SIGN. HE’S GOING TO NEED HELP TO GET TO THE SIDELINE. FOR SURE. NUMBER ONE TAILBACK, EVEN THOUGH HE SPENT A LOT OF TIME WITH JAVARRIS JAMES AND NOW THEY ARE TRYING TO HONOR HIM, THE MIAMI FANS. THEIR LEADING BALL CARRIER. >>THE FIELD HAS HAD SOME USE NOW. FOUR HIGH SCHOOL GAMES, STATE PLAYOFF GAMES HERE TWO WEEKS AGO. THIS GAME TONIGHT AND ANOTHER GAME ON FRIDAY. >>FOR ALL WE KNOW, IT COULD HAPPEN — WE THOUGHT WE’D HAVE A LITTLE MORE SLIPPING THAN WE DID HAVE. SO WE’LL ALL CROSS OUR FINGERS FOR GRAIG COOPER. THEY WERE HAVING TROUBLE BEFORE. AS FAR AS THEIR PSYCHE RIGHT NOW, HAVE A GUY GO DOWN WITH SEVEN SECONDS IN THE HALF, YOU HAVE TO WONDER IF YOU’RE SNAKE BITTEN A LITTLE BIT AT THIS BALLPARK. >>GOT CLOSE ENOUGH FOR A SHOT AT THE END ZONE. JACORY SMITH HAS THE ARM TO DO IT.>>NOW HE’S RUNNING AND GOT A FIRST DOWN. A PLAY AWAY. >>SO PROBABLY THE BIGGEST PLAY OF THE NIGHT FOR JACORY HARRIS COMES UP LIMPING AT THE END OF IT. >>GOT THE ANKLE RETAPED, TAPED OVER THE TOP OF THE SHOE. YOU CAN SEE IT’S STILL BOTHERING HIM, LEFT ANKLE OF JACORY HARRIS, RIGHT KNEE OF COOPER LEFT ANKLE OF JACORY HARRIS, A MAJOR STORY AT THE SECOND HALF FOR MIAMI. >>GRAIG CARRIED TO THE LOCKER ROOM, HARRIS LIMPING TO THE LOCKER ROOM. MEANWHILE JOHN CLAY AND WISCONSIN I THINK CAN CONFIDENTLY HEAD TO THEIR LOCKER ROOM WITH THE LEAD THEY HAVE GOT OF 17-7. HERE IS HOLLY. >>COACH, JACORY HARRIS DOESN’T LOOK COMFORTABLE. WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN FOR HIM TO SETTLE DOWN. >>AS THE OFFENSE WE HAVE TO MOVE THE FOOTBALL. WE’RE NOT ABLE TO RUN THE FOOTBALL LIKE WE SAID. IF WE’RE NOT ABLE TO RUN THE FOOTBALL, IT’S GOING TO BE A TOUGH TIME. WE HAVE TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS AT THE HALFTIME OR GET AN OPPORTUNITY TO COME DOWN SECOND DOWN AND THREE, SECOND DOWN AND FOUR. WE GOING TO MISS GRAIG SO WE HAVE TO STEP UP. IT’S GOING TO BE A TOUGH >>Announcer: YOU’RE WATCHING BIG TEN’S GREATEST GAMES 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI. >>WISCONSIN LEADING MIAMI, AS WE’RE JUST ABOUT SET TO START THE THIRD QUARTER, 17-7. MIAMI HAD THE FIRST TOUCHDOWN OF THE BALL GAME IN THE OPENING MINUTE. WISCONSIN WITH 17 UNANSWERED POINTS OVER THE COURSE OF THE NEXT TWO QUARTERS. WISCONSIN WILL HAVE THE BALL FIRST AS WELL. BOSHER WILL KICK OFF. WE STARTED THE GAME WITH A KICK OFF RETURN FOR TOUCHDOWN THAT WAS NEGATED BY A PENALTY, MIAMI SCORED ONE PLAY LATER. WISCONSIN WILL GET A KICK RETURN. NICE RETURN THE 26 YARD LINE. SO FAR WISCONSIN EFFICIENT RKZ TOLZIEN, QUITE FRANKLY OUTPLAYED HIS COUNTERPART, JACORY HARRIS FOR MIAMI. >>WISCONSIN HAS DONE WHAT THEY HAVE DONE ALL YEAR, BALANCED ON OFFENSE AND DEFENSE, SHUT DOWN RUNNING GAME, MADE HIM ONE DIMENSIONAL. TOLZIEN PLAYED SOLID AVERAGE SEVEN YARDS PER OFFENSIVE PLAY IN THE FIRST HALF. THE FIRST DOWN PASS IN PARTICULAR PLAY WISCONSIN FOOTBALL WITH A 10-POINT LEAD. PLAYED DEFENSIVELY. PICKED UP ONLY ABOUT A YARD. >>THE BALANCE OF WISCONSIN OFFENSE. THERE’S ONLY SIX TEAMS THAT AVERAGED 200 YARDS RUSHING AND 200 YARDS PASSING ON THE SEASON. WISCONSIN IS ONE OF THOSE SIX. >>THEY HAD 30 YARDS DIFFERENCE IN THE PASS, 30 YARDS MORE PASSING THAN RUSHING AND THAT’S TOTAL ALL SEASON. YOU DON’T GET ANY MORE BALANCED THAN THAT. THEY HAD 89 YARDS, JOHN CLAY FIRST HALF. HE’S RIGHT THEREIN AT THE TAILBACK SPOT NOW AND GETS THE CALL. THEY HAVE TWO. WHEN HE MADE THE STOP, NUMBER 57 OFF THE BOTTOM OF THE PILE, BEST OF THE FRONT FOUR FOR MIAMI. >>NICE JOB BY ALLEN BAILEY COMING FROM THE BACK SIDE. JOHN CLAY LIMPING A LITTLE AT THE END OF THAT PLAY. BAILEY CAME DOWN THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE FROM BACK SIDE POSITION AND MADE THE TACKLE. JOHN CLAY HOBBLED A LITTLE BIT. >>THIRD DOWN AND SEVEN. ZACH BROWN. TOLZIEN AT THE LAST SECOND, GOT IT TO KENDRICKS AND IT’S GOOD FOR AIR FST DOWN. >>YOU TALK ABOUT THE LAST SECOND, ERIC BATTLED INJURIES ALL YEAR, HE’S GOING TO GET TO TOLZIEN BUT NOT BEFORE HE POPS IT OUT OF HIS HAND. THAT IS HOLDING IT ON TO THE VERY LAST SECOND AND GETTING THE FIRST DOWN ON THE THROW.>>KENDRICKS HAS BEEN HUGE IN THAT TIGHT END SPOT, FIVE CATCHES, 102 YARDS. MONTEE BALL WITH THE CARRY. I DON’T KNOW IF JOHN CLAY IS COMING BACK OUT. BALL DID A NICE JOB SPELLING HIM IN THE FIRST HALF DIFFERENT SIZE GUY 5’11” HE’S 6’5″252 MAYBE, TRYING TO STAY WARM ON THE SIDELINES. MEANWHILE SECOND DOWN FOR THE BADGERS. TO GILREATH AGAIN. THE FRONT WALL. THERE’S A GUY PRETTY GOOD, FRESHMAN 6’3″, 250, VERY ACTIVE THIRD DOWN. >>JUST STANDS HIM UP. THAT’S A FRESHMAN WORKING ON A TACKLE, LEVERAGE, DEFENSIVE LINEMAN, STAYING LOWER THAN THE OFFENSIVE LINEMAN, UNDERNEATH HIS PAD, GET THE BLOCK AND MAKE THE TACKLE. >>THIRD DOWN AND LONG. THEY PICKED UP IT WITH A THROW TO KENDRICKS, GRAHAM, BIGGER TARGET IN MOTION. ALL THAT CAME OUT OF THE STANDS.>>THIRD DOWN. >>WHEN YOU’RE 6’7″, 330 AND GET THAT MOMENTUM, IT’S HARD TO GET YOUR BALANCE AGAIN. >>FIRST GAME BACK AFTER GETTING BOTH HIS KNEES CLEANED OUT A LITTLE BIT AND SCOPED. HE MISSED THE LAST TWO GAMES. FIRST GAME — >>ON THE BOTTOM OF YOUR SCREEN, THROW TO GRAHAM, THAT DIDN’T WORK TOO WELL. GOING TO GET RID OF IT. SHARPTON HAD A NICE GAME, MIDDLE LINEBACKER, MENTIONED BACK-TO-BACK 12 TACKLE PERFORM ANSWERS TO END THE SEASON. HE’S BEEN A SPECIAL ONE ALL SEASON LONG, SECOND TEAM ALL CONFERENCE FOR THE ACC. NORTMAN, HIS FIRST OF THE NIGHT, 57 YARDER. GOING THE OTHER WAY. MORE OF THE SAME IN THE THIRD QUARTER. OUT-OF-BOUNDS AT ABOUT THE 28 YARD LINE. >>MIAMI TRAILING BY 10, JACORY HARRIS HAS BEEN KIND OF A QUESTION MARK. WE’LL TALK WITH HOLL>>WELCOME BACK TO THE BIG TEN’S GREATEST GAME, 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI. >>TOUGH NIGHT FOR SOPHOMORE QUARTERBACK JACORY HARRIS, HANDLED AND SACKED BY SCHOFIELD, RUSHED AND CRUMBLED IN THE POCKET, LOSING HIS HEADGEAR, TURNING HIS ANKLE WE THINK ON THAT PLAY, AS HE LIMPED TO THE LOCKER ROOM, RIGHT BEFORE THEY HEADED INTO THE LOCKER ROOM AT HALFTIME. >>HIS LONGEST PASS WAS ONLY 16 YARDS. HE WAS THIRD IN THE NATION WITH PASS PLAYS OVER 25 YARDS. >>ONE HERE, THROWS THIS IS OVER. TWO GUYS WITH AS MANY — IN THIS CASE MORE 25 YARD PASS PLAYS. SLOW GETTING UP AGAIN. HOLLY. >>JACORY INJURED HIS LEFT LEG WHEN HE GOT SACKED. REMEMBER WHEN HIS HELMET POPPED OFF. CAME OVER. THEY PUT ON A BLACK SLEEVE TO HEAVILY TAPED THE ANKLE. ONE OF THE BIG OFFENSIVE LINEMEN ROLLED INTO HIM AGAIN. HE’S DEFINITELY GETTING BEAT UP AGAIN. >>THE WAY THINGS ARE GOING FOR HIM. >>INCOMPLETE. NORTMAN, ALONG WITH J.J. WATTS. >>BACK-UP QUARTERBACK TRUE FRESHMAN PROBABLY GOING TO RED SHIRT BEFORE THE SEASON STARTED. THEY HAD TWO RED SHIRT FRESHMEN QUARTERBACKS THAT DECIDED TO TRANSFER ON THE SAME DAY A WEEK BEFORE THE SEASON OPENED. >>THAT’S AFTER LOSING ONE GUY WHO TRANSFERRED TO PURDUE. >>HE TRANSFERRED AT THE HE SAID OF THE BOWL GAME LAST YEAR. SO A.J. HAS ONLY BEEN INVOLVED IN EIGHT OR TEN THIS WHOLE SEASON. >>PRESSURE, THROWING DEEP.>>IT WAS LaRON BYRD WHO HAD A STEP BACK THERE. BUT AGAIN, NORTMAN COMING AROUND THE CORNER AND JACORY HARRIS. >>THAT’S A BREAKDOWN BY MIAMI. NO ONE BLOCKED HIM. HE WAS LINED UP AS A DEFENSIVE END, THE END OF THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE, NOT EVEN A BLITZ. NOBODY PICKS HIM UP. NO BACK, NO LINEMAN. YOU CAN’T DO THAT. YOU CAN’T TURN A GUY LOOSE ON THE BACK SIDE OF YOUR QUARTERBACK AND LET THEM HIT HIM LIKE THAT HE’S GOING TO SCOOP IT UP TO MAKE SURE. WAY BACK BY THE 10 YARD LINE. NO FLAGS. >>TOUGH NIGHT FOR NUMBER 12 TEN’S GREATEST GAMES 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>COOL NIGHT IN ORLANDO WISCONSIN HAS BEEN WARMING UP, A TEN-POINT LEAD WITH THREE MINUTES AND CHANGE LEFT IN THE THIRD QUARTER. >>THE BIGGEST THING WISCONSIN HAS TO BE CAREFUL WITH IS TAKING CARE OF THE FOOTBALL. THE MIAMI OFFENSIVE STARTER, MIAMI DEFENSE IS NOT PLAYING TOO POORLY. GIVING MIAMI SHORT FIELD IT CAN TURN IN A HURRY.>>NICE RUN A WARM-UP ON THE SIDELINE AS WE LOOK AT THE FLOW OF THE GAME BY FLOW TV. FLOW INTO THE CORNER WITH A NICE BLOCK, ONE OF HIS TWO THREE-YARD TOUCHDOWNS RIPPED OFF A LONG ONE TO SET UP THE OTHER THREE-YARD SCORE. THIS IS 52 YARDS FOR BIG JOHN CLAY. THERE’S THE SECOND TOUCHDOWN. RIGHT NOW MONTEE BALL PLAYING THERE AS PLAY EARLIER THIS MORNING. THE BALL, BLOCK IN FRONT. OFF TO THE RACES. >>A GREAT BLOCK. FREDERICK PULLING OUT IN FRONT OF IT AS WELL. HE GOT THE KICKOUT BLOCK AND FREDERICK WAS THE LEADTHROUGH GUY. WATCH HIM GET THE KICKOUT AND FREDERICK WILL PULL OUT AND LEAD DOWN THE FIELD. THERE’S THE KICK AND THE LEADTHROUGH, BALL DOES A NICE JOB OF RUNNING BEHIND BOTH THOSE BLOCKS FOR A BIG GAME. THERE THEY ARE, 325 AND 310. THEY WILL KICK YOU OUT ONCE IN A WHILE. WISCONSIN USING THE CLOCK AND GROUND GAME TO GRIND IT OUT THERE. >>THERE’S PLENTY OF PAIN IN THAT LEFT LEG AND FOOT. HE’S BEEN TRYING TO WALK IT OFF. THEY HAVEN’T TREATED HIM OR REWRAPPED HIM. SOME PAPER ON THE LEFT SIDE BECAUSE OF A WARDROBE MALFUNCTION. HE RIPPED HIS PANTS. AS FAR AS I CAN TELL, THAT’S NOT THE PROBLEM RIGHT NOW. >>LUCKILY WE HAVEN’T HAD ONE OF THOSE HERE TONIGHT OR ON THE FIELD. WE JUST USE GAFFER’S TAPE OR DUCT TAPE IS OUR MAIN SOURCE.>>DOWN TO ABOUT THE 36 YARD LINE. >>I’VE BEEN IMPRESSED WITH TOLZIEN TONIGHT. HE’S BEEN EFFICIENT, HASN’T HELD ONTO THE BALL, KNOWS WHAT HE WANTS TO DO WITH THE FOOTBALL. HE UNDERSTANDS HIS GAME, UNDERSTANDS WHAT HIS ROLL IS. HE’S DONE A NICE JOB HITTING KEY PATHS. >>THE DOWN THEY HAVE BEEN VERY EFFECTIVE WITH THIS YEAR. GOT RID OF IT BUT INCOMPLETE. GRAHAM LOOKING FOR A FLAG BUT DOESN’T GET IT. FOURTH DOWN AND SHORT. THIS MIGHT HAVE BEEN A DECISION ALREADY TO TRY AND TAKE A SHOT THERE IF THEY WERE THINKING ABOUT GOING ON THE FOURTH DOWN. TRYING A LONG FIELD GOAL. >>REAL LONG. >>WELCH ON THE SEASON, 57 HIS CAREER LONG FOR FRESNO STATE. HAS HE THE LEG FOR THIS. >>WISCONSIN CALLING A TIME OUT. I’M SURPRISED THEY WOULD ATTEMPT THIS FIELD GOAL. >>WELL, MAYBE THEY WON’T. THEY WILL CALL TIME-OUT AND THINK ABOUT IT. A REMINDER FOR YOU, ABC WILL THROW BOTH THE ROSE BOWL AND NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME YOUR WAY FIRST NEW YEAR’S DAY OHIO STATE BUCKEYE’S, OREGON DUCKS IN THE ROSE BOWL. THEN THE LONGHORN TAKING ON HEISMAN TROPHY WINNER CRIMSON TIDE, NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP GAME. BOTH COMING UP ON ABC.>>I’M REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO BOTH THOSE GAMES. I THINK THE ROSE BOWL IS A TREMENDOUS CONTRAST IN STYLE. POWER DEFENSE OF OHIO STATE, CONSERVATIVE OFFENSE. YOU’VE GOT THAT X FACTOR THEN RAZZLE DAZZLE OFFENSE. I THINK THAT’S A GREAT BATTLE BETWEEN THEIR OFFENSE, OHIO STATE’S DEFENSE. ALL THE WAY THROUGH THE WHOLE SEASON.>>THEY CHANGED THEIR MIND AS I THOUGHT THEY MIGHT. INSIDE THE 15 SOMEWHERE, MUCH BETTER THAN THAT. DROPPED ONE. A GREAT SPOT FOR THE WISCONSIN DEFENSE. THAT SMILE TELLS YOU THAT YOU’RE DOING YOUR JOB. SO FAR SPECIAL TEAMS HAVE BEEN GOOD FOR WISCONSIN, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE OPENING KICKOFF. THAT’S REALLY ALL THE OFFENSE THAT MIAMI HAS BEEN ABLE TO MUSTER SO FAR. >>THAT WAS A GOOD DECISION RIGHT THERE. HE USED THE TIME-OUT, CHANGE HIS MIND. I THINK HE REALIZED, YOU KNOW WHAT, OUR DEFENSE IS REALLY PLAYING WELL. THEY HAVE MIAMI’S OFFENSE LOCKED UP, JACORY HARRIS OUT OF RHYTHM, OUT OF SYNC, WHY GIVE THEM GOOD FIELD POSITION. LET’S GET THEM BACK THERE AS FAR AS WE CAN AND PLAY GOOD DEFENSE.>>ONLY 22 MINUTES LEFT IN THE BALL GAME, WISCONSIN THE POSSESSION IN THE FIRST HALF AND THEY HAVE KEPT IT AND EXTENDED IT TO AN 11-POINT CUSHION. >>THE FIRST DOWN. FINALLY. THIS GUY HAS 34 PASS PLAYS OF 20 YARDS OR MORE FOR THE SEASON. THIS THE FIRST TIME THEY HAVE CONNECTED DOWN THE FIELD FOR A BIG GAME. HE GETS INSIDE THE DEFENDER BRINKLEY AND A BEAUTIFUL THROW BY JACORY HARRIS. HE PUT THE BALL WHERE HE HAD TO. MIAMI IN WISCONSIN TERRITORY. SLIPPING DAMIEN BERRY WHEN HE TRIED TO MAKE THE CUT, GOT TWO YARDS. >>THE BEST THING ABOUT QUARTERBACK JACORY HARRIS, HE NEVER GETS FRUSTRATED OR RATTLED, BUT AFTER THE LAST TIME HE GOT SACKED HE FELT THE PRESSURE. HE WENT UP TO AN OFFENSIVE LINEMAN AND WAS LIKE, GUYS, WHAT’S GOING ON. HE CAME OVER AND GOT POSITIVE TO THEM. WHEN I TRY TO THROW THE BALL, GUYS ARE AT MY LEGS. THEY CHANGED SOME THINGS UP FRONT. >>NO DOUBT ABOUT THAT SECOND AND EIGHT HERE. NOT MUCH, MAYBE A YARD FOR JAVARRIS JAMES. GRAIG COOPER GOT HURT. OTHER THAN THAT, NO GROUND GAME.>>WE ARE RUNNING BETWEEN SECOND AND THIRD DOWN WITH THE HOPES OF CATCHING WISCONSIN IN THE MIDDLE OF A PERSONNEL CHANGE. THEY GOT THE GUYS OFF THE FIELD AND ABLE TO HOLD THEM SHORT AND MIAMI HOLD THEM ON THE FOURTH DOWN. >>THE PLAY OF THE GAME SO FAR. HEAR MIAMI SAYING IT WOULD HUGE TO — CHEERING FOR THE BADGERS, DEFENSE DOESN’T APPEAR TO BE — ERIK PLENTY OF TIME.>>SO THE BADGERS TAKE OVER AGAIN.>>DUE TO TIME CONSTRAINTS, WE MOVE FURTHER AHEAD IN THE ACTION.>>START YOUR OFFENSE AS DAMIEN BERRY STANDING IN THE END ZONE, HURRICANES REHUDDLED IN THAT END ZONE. AFTER A GREAT BUNT WORKING FOR THE ONE YARD LINE. 8:20 TO PLAY. AT THE LINE, HASN’T DONE MUCH OF THAT. TRYING TO GET TO THE EDGE. HE DID. BERRY, ALL THE WAY OUT. WAY OUT-OF-BOUNDS ON THE WISCONSIN SIDELINES. >>BRINKLEY SHOWS THE FRUSTRATION. FIRST HE GAVE UP THE EDGE, THEN HE ADDED TO THE PROBLEM BY GETTING DELAYED HIT OUT-OF-BOUNDS AFTER THE PLAY. HE GAVE UP, THEN GOT 15 MORE. >>ALL THE WAY TO THE SIDELINE AND THEN HE COLLAPSES.>>AFTER THE PLAY WAS OVER, PERSONAL FOUL, OUT-OF-BOUNDS, DEFENSE NUMBER 26, FIRST DOWN.>>I HAVE NO IDEA AS BERRY. >>FIRST OF ALL JACORY HARRIS LAID INTO THE PLAY CLOCK, CHANGED THE PLAY AND GOES TO THE OUTSIDE, DAMIEN BERRY BREAKS IT. AT THE END OF THE PLAY, HERE IS THE PENALTY. SO IT WAS A NICE CHANGE IN THE LINE OF SCRIMMAGE BY JACORY HARRIS AND THEN DAMIEN BERRY WITH A NICE RUN AWAY FROM THE END ZONE. I GO BACK TO THE PLAY HE MADE TO STOP THE DEFENSE WITH WISCONSIN. THEY ARE ONLY DOWN 10. IF MIAMI CAN GET A SCORE, THE GAME IS FAR FROM BEING OVER. >>HARRIS ON FIRST DOWN. WISCONSIN HAS GOT IT. IT’S J.J. SCHOFIELD. THEY HAVE BEEN IN TANDEM TONIGHT. HERE IS SCHOFIELD COMING FOR THE SACK. THE BALL COMES OUT RIGHT AT THE FEET OF WATTS. THIS MIAMI OFFENSIVE LINE HAS HAD A TOUGH TIME. IT’S BEEN A LEGITIMATE DEFENSE ALL NIGHT. GREAT NUMBERS, IN THE NATION TOTAL DEFENSE. EXPLOSIVE MIAMI OFFENSE TONIGHT.>>EVEN THOUGH IT SEEMED LIKE — THE FIRST TURNOVER, FOURTH SACK BY WISCONSIN GIVES THEM THE BALL BACK. GOT THEIR HANDS ON THE FOOTBALL. THERE’S JOHN CLAY, ONE GUY AWAY FROM HURDLING OVER EVERYBODY. >>THEY STARTED BOOING THE OFFENSIVE LINE. THEY HAVE TRIED EVERYTHING. JUST A REMINDER, THE LEFT TACKLE IS OUT, A FRESHMAN AT LEFT GUARD. HE WAS GETTING HANDLED SO THEY MADE A CHANGE. THEY BROUGHT IN THE RIGHT GUARD, ON A SOPHOMORE, A LITTLE MORE EXPERIENCE. THEY LET JOE FIGUEROA GO TO RIGHT GUARD. THAT HASN’T WORKED. THEY ARE TRYING TO DO EVERYTHING THEY CAN BUT NOTHING HAS WORKED TONIGHT. >>SOUNDS LIKE OFFENSIVE LINE COACH. >>IT’S BEEN A MISHMASH FIRST DOWN AFTER THE 20. >>JUST A FOLLOW-UP ON THE POINT HOLLY MADE. WHEN THEY MADE THE SWITCH IN THE REGULAR SEASON GAME, THEY MOVED FRANKLIN TO LEFT TACKLE AND WASHINGTON TO LEFT GUARD THEY PLAYED AGAINST A GOOD DEFENSE SOUTH FLORIDA. THEY RAN THE FOOTBALL. THEY HAD 240 YARDS RUSHING AGAINST SOUTH FLORIDA. THEY HAVE NOT BEEN ABLE TO RUN THE BALL AT ALL AGAINST WASHINGTON. ONE-DIMENSIONALIZED HAD TO THROW THE WICHK DEFENSE UP FRONT. >>THEY WEREN’T RUNNING BEFORE GRAIG COOPER GOT HURT, THOUGH HE HAD THE FIRST TOUCHDOWN OF THE GAME. THAT’S THE ONLY POINTS THEY HAVE PUT UP.>>HANDS AROUND THE FOOTBALL AGAIN, DRIVING FOR ABOUT FOUR MORE YARDS. JACORY HARRIS, SCHOFIELD GETTING HIM THERE. IN THE FILE AT THE END OF THE SCRAMBLE, LOST HIS HELMET ON THIS ONE. WE THINK THAT’S WHERE HE HURT HIS ANKLE. GOT BLASTED AGAIN TRYING TO GET A BALL DOWNFIELD. IT’S JUST BEEN ONE THING AFTER ANOTHER TONIGHT FOR JACORY HARRIS. THERE WILL BE BETTER NIGHTS, YOUNG MAN. WE KNOW THAT BECAUSE WE’VE SEEN THEM ALREADY. BUT TONIGHT IS NOT ONE OF THEM. >>NO QUARTERBACK-LIKE PRESSURE. RIGHT DOWN THE LINE, NO QUARTERBACK LIKES TO BE HARASSED AND LIKES TO BE KNOCKED ON THE GROUND EVERY TIME YOU THROW THE FOOTBALL. JACORY HARRIS WAS NOT ABLE TO GET IN A GROOVE TONIGHT BECAUSE OF THE CONSTANT PRESSURE OF THIS WISCONSIN DEFENSE. SPORTSCENTER WILL FOLLOW US, ON THE NEWS FOR POSTGAME EXTRA, ESPN 360.COM HAS A TROPHY CEREMONY. HOLLY WILL BE IN ON THAT LIVE. IT’S ALL COMING UP WHEN WE ARE FINISHED HERE IN ABOUT FIVE MINUTES AND CHANGE. SCOTT TOLZIEN HAD AN EXCELLENT NIGHT. HE’S BEEN THE MODEL OF EFFICIENCY AS QUARTERBACK FOR THE POSITION THEY WERE WONDERING ABOUT THEY WON’T HAVE TO GOING INTO NEXT YEAR. THERE HE IS. DOWN TO ABOUT THE 11 YARD LINE. >>I’LL TELL YOU, HE’S BEEN IMPRESSIVE TONIGHT. HE’S A VERY CONSCIENTIOUS GUY. HIS OFFENSIVE COORDINATOR SAID UP UNTIL THIS YEAR HE’S KIND OF HAD ALMOST TO A FAULT BEEN A PERFECTIONIST. WANTS TO DO EVERYTHING RIGHT, WANTS TO MAKE SURE EVERYTHING IS IN ORDER. THIS YEAR HE KIND OF RELAXED A LITTLE AND STARTED TO LET THINGS HAPPEN AND PLAYED A LITTLE MORE RELAXED. THAT’S HOW HE WON THE JOB AND HAS GOTTEN BETTER AND BETTER AS THE YEAR HAS GONE ON. >>FOURTH AN ONE.>>TOLZIEN WILL COME OVER, START THINGS WITH THE COACHING STAFF OF THE BADGERS. WISCONSIN LOOKING FOR A TEN-WIN SEASON, SO IS SHANNON. RIGHT NOW WITH 4:06, ONE TEAM WILL BE HAPPY AND HAVE THAT TENTH WIN. FOR WISCONSIN THIS WOULD BE A BIG BURDEN OFF THEIR BACK NOT BEATING A RANKED TEAM THIS YEAR. THE LAST EIGHT TIMES THEY HAVEN’T GOTTEN A WIN. 12 AND 1, NOBODY HAS DONE IT THAT GOOD. 10 AND 3 WILL LOOK PRETTY NICE IN MADISON. >>ABSOLUTELY. THIS IS A YOUNG TEAM. THEY LOSE SOME KEY PLAYERS OBVIOUSLY, GRAHAM TIGHT END, SCHOFIELD, DEFENSIVE END BUT THEY RETURN A LOT OF KEY PLAYERS, A LOT OF KEY CONTRIBUTORS IN SKILLED POSITIONS. NOT ONLY IS THIS BIG FOR WISCONSIN, IT’S BIG FOR BIG TEN. FIRST BIG TEN TO COME OUT IN THE BOWL SEASON AGAINST A RANKED OPPONENT AND MAKE A STATEMENT FOR THE CONFERENCE. >>PHILIP WELCH GOING TO COME IN AND TRY TO MAKE IT 20-7. 29-YARD FIELD GOAL ATTEMPT FROM THE RIGHT HASH MARK.>>NICE JOB GETTING UP THERE. THERE YOU GO. SET IT UP GREATEST GAMES 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>SOME OF OUR FANS. >>SOME YOUNG FANS, SOME OLD FANS, SOME HAPPY WISCONSIN FANS RIGHT THERE.>>PHILIP WELCH, THE KICKOFF, NOT TOO HAPPY IN THE MIAMI SECTION. >>ONLY 67 YARDS OF OFFENSE IN THE SECOND HALF FOR MIAMI, THREE FIRST DOWNS, A TURNOVER, A DOM INVENTORY PERFORMANCE BY THE WISCONSIN TEAM.>>JAMES ON THE TWO YARD LINE. >>ONE OF THE CAPTAINS MADE THE STOP. MIAMI STARTED WITH A TOUGH SCHEDULE, BEAT FLORIDA STATE, GEORGIA TECH, THEN HAMMERED BY VIRGINIA TECH. THREE STRAITS WINS, THOUGH, OKLAHOMA, FMU, UCF, A COUPLE OF LOSSES, KILLERS IN OVERTIME WHERE JACORY HARRIS HAD HIS WORST OF THE YEAR. FIRST NINE WIN OF THE SEASON, BEST SEASON SO FAR FOR SHANNON. UNFORTUNATELY LOOKS LIKE IT’S GOING TO END ON A SOUR NOTE WITH A LOSS TO WISCONSIN UNLESS SOMETHING DRASTIC HAPPENS. INJURED ON THE PLAY, THE KICK. INTERESTING STORY. HE TRANSFERRED AND WALKED ON AT WISCONSIN, AND NOW HE’S ONE OF THE FOUR CAPTAINS, ONE OF THE LEADERS OF THE DEFENSE.>>THAT’S HIS FAMILY CALLED THE 2 1 CLUB. THERE’S 50 OF THEM WEARING JERSEYS, ANXIOUSLY WATCHING WHAT’S GOING TO GO ON HERE. >>A LOOK OF CONCERN ON MOMS, DADS, BROTHERS. HOLLY. >>THEY HAVE COME FROM ALL OVER THE UNITED STATES, AS WELL AS ITALY, THESE MEMBERS OF THE 21 CLUB. THEY HAVE 50 PEOPLE HERE TONIGHT. THEY COME FROM MICHIGAN, ITALY, WISCONSIN, FLORIDA. THEY ALL CAME TO HONOR THIS YOUNG MAN WHO STARTED OUT AS A WALK ON AT WESTERN MICHIGAN, WIDE RECEIVER. CAME TO WISCONSIN, CONSULTED WITH A FAMOUS WALK ON WITH BADGERS HISTORY, WORKED HIS WAY ON THE TEAM. FIRST SEASON AS A STARTER, WAS A WIDE RECEIVER. NOT ONLY THAT, HE WAS VOTED A TEAM CAPTAIN THIS YEAR. THIS MAN MADE A TREMENDOUS YEAR THROUGH EFFORT AND HARD WORK. >>INTERCEPTION AND OVERTIME AGAINST FRESNO STRAIGHTENEDED THAT GAME. A COUPLE OF INTERCEPTIONS THROUGH MICHIGAN STATE. HE’S OKAY. TOUGH GUY OF WALKED OFF ON HIS OWN. JUST UNDER FOUR MINUTES TO PLAY. PRESSURE ON HARRIS. WOW, SCHOFIELD, 250 POUND SENIOR OUT OF GREAT LAKES, ILLINOIS. >>ONE OF THE FIRST TIMES HE DOESN’T RUSH THE PASSER, MAKES THE TACKLE WITH VERY LITTLE GAIN, PLAYS LIKE A LINEBACKER. >>ALL TEAM BIG TEN SCHOFIELD, ANOTHER ONE OF THE CAPTAINS. ON THE DEFENSE. WE’RE DOWN TO 3:26 AS THEY MOVE THE CHAINS. >>THE 30 YARD LINE. >>MORE FOR JACORY HARRIS. A JUMP PASS ATTEMPTED TO JAVARRIS JAMES WAY SHORT.>>YOU WANT TO WIN A GAME LIKE THIS FOR BOTH OF THESE TEAMS. WE’VE ALREADY SAID ABOUT WINNING YOUR TENTH GAME, HAVING MOMENTUM, GOING INTO THE OFF-SEASON PROGRAM, GOING INTO NEXT SPRING. BOTH THESE TEAMS HAVE A LOT OF GOOD, YOUNG PLAYERS COMING BACK. MIAMI IS A VERY TALENTED YOUNG FOOTBALL TEAM. IF YOU WANT TO TAKE THIS STEP THIS YEAR WITH WISCONSIN, LOOKS LIKE THEY WILL TAKE THAT FINAL STEP AND MIAMI WON’T. BUT BOTH OF THESE TEAMS WILL BE SOLID THIS YEAR. TAKE A LOOK AT SOME OF THE KEY GUYS WISCONSIN LOSES. >>AS BRETT SAYS, WE DON’T LOSE A LOT IN NUMBERS BUT WE LOSE A LOT IN VALUE. THAT’S WHAT HE CALLS THESE GUYS, THE VALUABLE GUYS. YOU’RE ALWAYS GOING TO MISS YOUR SENIORS AND SOME OF THOSE BUT THIS GUY WILL BE BACK. JOHN CLAY SAYS HE’LL BE BACK. KENDRICKS WILL BE BACK. SO THE BASIS FOR THE OFFENSE IS THERE WITHOUT A DOUBT FOR WISCONSIN.>>WHAT A CATCH BY LEONARD HANKERSON. THEY COULD HAVE USED FIVE MORE OF THOSE. I THOUGHT THAT WAS SAILING INTO AROUND INTERCEPTION IN THE SECONDARY. WATCH THIS GRAB. OH, MAN.>>HENRY JUST WAITING BACK THERE CAMPED UNDER THAT THEY THINK TO GET THE INTERCEPTION.>>ANOTHER INCOMPLETE, THIS ONE LaRON BYRD. >>REMEMBER HENRY IN THERE BECAUSE HE’S OUT WITH THE INJURY. HENRY HAS BEEN ON THE SIDELINE MOST OF THE NIGHT OVERNIGHT SPECIAL TEAMS. SO NOT PATROLLING THE DEFENSE RIGHT NOW AND A BIG PLAY FOR MIAMI. >>QUICK STRIKE AND YOU NEVER KNOW. TWO MINUTES. JAVARRIS JAMES, OUT-OF-BOUNDS. FIRST DOWN INSIDE THE 30 TO THE 29.>>MIAMI WITH TWO TIMEOUTS RIGHT THERE YOU CAN SEE A LITTLE WHILE AGO. >>DID THEY NOT GET THE CHAIN MOVED RIGHT. THAT WAS A POSITIVE YARDAGE GAME AND NOW THEY HAVE IT AT SECOND DOWN AND TEN. I’M MISSING SOMETHING HERE. THERE WE GO. THAT’S BETTER.>>I DON’T KNOW THEY EVER GOT THE PLAY MOVED FROM THE PREVIOUS PLAY TO BE HONEST WITH YOU. THAT’S MY BEST GUESS. AS I LOOK DOWN THERE, SOMETHING LOOKS FUNNY.>>THE PREVIOUS PLAY, LaRON, I DON’T THINK THEY MOVED THE CHAIN, THEN THEY THREW THE SWING PASS. ALL OF A SUDDEN THE CHAIN WASN’T OUT IN FRONT OF THE GUY, JAVARRIS JAMES AFTER THE CATCH. HERE IS THE QUICK OUT AND ANOTHER FIRST DOWN. SO ALL OF A SUDDEN MIAMI COMES TO LIFE IN THE FINAL STAGES OF THE FOURTH QUARTER TRYING TO MAKE SOMETHING HAPPEN HERE. GET A TOUCHDOWN, ON SIDE KICK, JACORY HARRIS, THE LAST FIVE, THE LAST SIX BUT THAT WAS A VERY SHORT GAME. PR A TIMEOUT HERE. >>1:27, ALSO THE 14 YARD LINE FOR WISCONSIN. MIAMI WE TALKED ABOUT HOW THEIR SCHEDULE WAS IN THE OPENING STAINLESS OF THIS SEASON. HOW ABOUT OHIO STATE PITTSBURGH IN WEEK TWO AND THREE. NOT CONFERENCE SCHEDULE, A TOUGH ONE. >>YOU KNOW, RANDY SHANNON SAID ABOUT THE TEAM THIS YEAR WHEN THEY ASKED HIM ABOUT THIS SCHEDULE, YOU KNOW WHAT, WE LIKE IT. WE’LL KNOW HOW GOOD WE ARE. WE’LL KNOW WHAT WE’RE MADE OF AFTER THAT FIRST MONTH AND THEY DID. THEY WERE THREE AND ONE, PRETTY GOOD, THEN SOME INJURIES THAT TOOK A LITTLE BIT OF A TOLL ON HIM. BUT THEY WILL HAVE THAT SAME KIND OF CHALLENGE IN 2010 EARLY ON. >>1:27 AND ONE TIME OUT LEFT FOR MIAMI. HARRIS GOING TO THE CORNER OF THE END ZONE. COLLIER, 14-YARD STRIKE AND THERE’S LIFE, OR AT LEAST SOME WIN LEFT IN THE HURRICANES. I KNOW THE FOLKS BOOING AS HOLLY TALKING ABOUT EARLIER, THOSE OUT IN THE PARKING LOT SAYING WHERE WAS THIS A LITTLE BIT EARLIER. BOSHER IN FOR THE POINT AFTER. IT’S GOOD.>>ONE OF THE KEY THINGS ABOUT THAT WHOLE DRIVETH AT WAS DIFFERENT THAN WHAT HAPPENED THE REST OF THE GAME, NO PRESSURE O GREATEST GAMES 2009 CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL, WISCONSIN VERSUS MIAMI.>>HOW IMPORTANT WAS THAT LAST FIELD GOAL THAT WISCONSIN WAS ABLE TO TACK ON, BECAUSE THAT MAKES MIAMI HAVE TO SCORE A TOUCHDOWN.>>THE GAME FINALLY SLOWED DOWN A LITTLE BIT FOR JACORY HARRIS AND SO DID THE CLOCK, ENOUGH TO MAKE IT 20-14. WISCONSIN WILL GET THEIR VERY BEST OUT THERE ON THE FRONT WALL. MATT BOSHER WILL BE LOOKING FOR THE BEST KICK OF HIS YEAR. JACORY HARRIS, NINE OUT OF TEN ON THAT DRIVE. THEY GET THE TOUCHDOWN, 79 YARD MARCH. SHAKEN UP EARLIER, OUT THERE, SO IS TOON AND KENDRICKS AND GRAHAM, ANDERSON.>>ALL THOSE 14 TIGHT ENDS THEY HAVE. >>THEY HAVE GOT THEM ALL IN ONE SPOT ALMOST. HERE IS THE PLAY OF THE NIGHT. MIAMI GETS IT. HIGH KICK. MIAMI HAS GOT IT, I THINK. THEY DO. BOSHER THE KICKER. IT WAS A GREAT KICK, FIRST OF ALL BY BOSHER. IT WAS NOT FIELDED CLEANLY BY WISCONSIN. THEY HAD THE FIRST SHOT AT IT AND THE BALL GOT KNOCKED AROUND AND FUMBLED FORWARD. BOSHER COMES UP WITH IT. AND NOW ALL OF A SUDDEN WISCONSIN GOT A LITTLE COMPLACENT ON THAT LAST DEFENSIVE PERIOD AND IS RIGHT BACK ON THE FIELD TO GENERATE A LITTLE PRESSURE ON THE QUARTERBACK. >>BOTH SIDES IN SHOCK. >>THE DRIVE BY J.J. WATTS. SEE, THAT’S WHAT THEY DIDN’T HAVE. SCHOFIELD ON THE PLAY, SINGLE BLOCKING ON WATT AND HE GOT THE TACKLE. >>HANKERSON IS GOING TO TROT OUT AS FAST AS HE CAN, LEFT SIDE. JACORY HARRIS IS GOING BACK THE OTHER WAY. INTERCEPTED BY JAY VALAI. THAT WOULD HAVE ENDED IT. 55 SECONDS LEFT. MIAMI ONE TIME OUT, THIRD DOWN AND A WHOLE BUNCH COMING UP. >>ONCE AGAIN, HE WAS OUT THERE FOR THE ON SIDE KICK BUT NOT OUT THERE IN THE DEFENSE HERE AT THE END OF THE BALL GAME. HE’S KIND OF THE QUARTERBACK OF THE DEFENSE IN THE BACK END. HE’S NOT IN THE GAME BECAUSE OF A LEG INJURY SO THEY ARE GOING TO HAVE TO DO IT WITHOUT HIM. >>HANKERSON GOES OUT. HE’S ALWAYS DANGEROUS BUT HASN’T TOUCHED THE BALL ALL NIGHT. HARRIS, TRYING TO FIND — >>A LITTLE PRESSURE FORCED THE THROW TO THE SIDELINE. >>AGAIN, A WHOLE JACORY HARRIS NINE FOR TEN, NO PRESSURE. NOW JUST ABOUT EVERY PLAY SO FAR IN THIS POSSESSION THERE HAS BEEN PRESSURE FROM WISCONSIN AGAIN. IT’S A LITTLE TOUGHER FOR THE HURRICANES OFFENSE. >>YOU SEE HIS LEFT FOOT BECAME AIRBORNE AS HE WAS MAKING THE GRAB. WISCONSIN FACING A MIAMI TEAM WITH THE FOURTH DOWN AND 14. THE BADGER 49 TO KEEP THE FOOTBALL GAME ALIVE. THROWS, COLLIER, WISCONSIN WILL TAKE OVER. IF HE THROWS IT OUTSIDE, IT’S A COMPLETION AND A FIRST DOWN. HE THREW IT BEHIND HIS INTENDED RECEIVER COLLIER AND COLLIER TRIED TO REACH BACK. INSTEAD OF BEING IN FRONT OF HIS RECEIVER, IT’S BEHIND HIM. HE’S NOT ABLE TO PLANT HIS FOOT AND COME BACK AND MAKE THE CATCH. >>SMITH GAVE IT A LITTLE POP TO MAKE SURE HE COULDN’T HOLD IT AT THE END OF THE PLAY. YOU SEE THE JUBILATION OF THE BADGERS SIDELINES. >>DID YOU SEE THE HUGE PIECE OF TURF COME UP WHEN HE TRIED TO PLANT HIS FOOT AND COME BACK FOR THE FOOTBALL. IT WAS NOT A GOOD THROW BY JACORY HARRIS.>>WE’RE UNDER A HALF MINUTE.>>WISCONSIN BADGERS MADE THIS ALMOST THEIR HOME, THE STADIUM, FOR THE LAST FIVE YEARS. THEIR HEAD COACH AFTER AN EMBARRASSING LOSS LAST YEAR, THEY HAVE COME BACK AND TAKEN CARE OF THE NUMBER 15 TEAM IN THE COUNTRY. CHAMPS SPORTS BOWL CHAMPIONS FOR 2009, THE BADGERS OF WISCONSIN. RIGHT DOWN TO THE VERY END, RIGHT DOWN TO AN ON-SIDE KICK AND FOURTH AND LONG AND WISCONSIN HOLDS. >>FIRST OF ALL, WHAT WAS GOING THROUGH YOUR MIND WHEN MIAMI OPENED THE GAME WITH A KICKOFF RETURN. >>YOU KNOW WHAT, THEY ARE A GOOD FOOTBALL TEAM. I THOUGHT OUR GUYS PLAYED WELL AND OUR DEFENSE PLAYED THEIR TAILS OFF. >>HOW DO YOU FEEL YOUR TEAM RESPONDED AFTER THIS. >>PEOPLE ALL YEAR LONG GOING INTO LAST SEASON, A LOT ABOUT THE TEAMS, AGAINST THE PENGUINS, HE SAID WE WANT TO GET THREE OR FOUR WINS, MORE THAN THAT. AS THE GAME MOVES ON, EVERY TEAM WE LOST TO LAST YEAR IS BACK ON THE SCHEDULE. GREAT RESPECT TO MIAMI. THIS WAS VERY BIG FOR OUR PROGRAM. >>THANKS,

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