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Badgers run over Bowling Green in season opener

Brian Calhoun ran for 248 yards on 43 carries and scored five touchdowns to lead the Wisconsin Badgers to a 56-42 win against the Bowling Green Falcons in season-opening play on Saturday.

The Badgers were listed as 1.5-point favorites in this one and were able to cover the spread. The combined score went well OVER the posted over/under (55).

Booker Staley carried the ball 14 times for 103 yards and a touchdown on, while quarterback John Stocco went 8-for-10 for 116 yards and a touchdown for Wisconsin in the win.

Omar Jacobs threw for 440 yards and four touchdowns while getting picked off once in the loss for Bowling Green.