The sixth-ranked Stanford Cardinal and the 8-5 Wisconsin Badgers playing each other in the Rose Bowl—it looks like quite a mismatch on paper.
Fortunately, that's not how football games are decided. The winner will be determined on the field in Pasadena on New Year's Day, and Wisconsin will try to prove why a five-loss team without a permanent head coach deserves to play in the Rose Bowl.
It's not going to be easy, but even though Stanford is only a few plays away from an undefeated season, Wisconsin holds an advantage at several different positions.
Here are 10 Wisconsin starters that are better than their Stanford counterparts.