For all the winning they’ve done over the past seven seasons – and at 65-27 since the start of the 2007 season, they’ve done a lot of it – Wisconsin’s success hasn’t extended into the postseason. The Badgers have dropped five of their last six bowl games, including the last three Rose Bowls.
As first-year head coach Gary Andersen looks to succeeded in an facet has predecessor could not, Andersen broke up the Badgers’ bowl practices to have a special visitor from the North Pole stop by to pass out bowl swag from his sack. For Wisconsin’s sake, here’s hoping he dropped off some good tidings and a happy New Year. Wisconsin faces South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl on New Year’s Day.