It has been a trying season for the Wisconsin Badgers.
A team coming off back-to-back Rose Bowl appearances has found itself floundering at 2-2, with an ineffectual running game, a fired coach and Bret Bielema's first non-conference loss.
With perennial powers Ohio St. and Penn St. marred by NCAA sanctions, it is still possible that Bucky will be able to right the ship. So far the Badger's have had more disappointments than pleasant surprises, but last week's close loss to a powerful Nebraska team should bring at least some hope to Madison.
With that being said, here are the winners and losers of the relatively young Badger season.