September 13, 2011
Defensive Points: Wisconsin
There was a bottle-neck in the Giant Killer points from this past weekend with two linebackers sitting at the top of the list. Feti Unga and Michael Doctor both tallied nearly eight points to give them the slight edge over defensive backs Anthony Watkins and Lance Mitchell.
Actually, while the statistics don't show it, the Beavers did a better job in run defense in the first half but the powerful Wisconsin offensive line and bruising runners finally tired out the Beaver defenders.
On the flip side, while the Beavers only gave up 189 yards through the air, Coach Riley mentioned that nearly 60 of those yards came on plays where the wide receiver was not covered.
Here is a look at how the statistics shook out.
KILLER STONE AWARD: Feti Unga & Michael Doctor
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