The confetti has been cleaned up and the post-game interviews are over. The lockers are cleared and the equipment returned.
This season for the University of Wisconsin football team is in the books, albeit a book with a puzzling ending.
Ill-timed timeouts and seemingly conspiratorial fumbles marred the last game for the Badgers, but no team should be judged on one game alone. By all accounts, this chapter in Badger history was incredibly successful even if its conclusion will continue to draw critics.
While the spring semester is yet to start on campus, postseason grades were handed out to the 2011 squad.