On Sept. 15, Gary Andersen's Utah State Aggies were flying high, coming off their first victory over in-state rival Utah since 1997.
Now they were faced with another difficult task—taking down the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium.
And Andersen's Aggies would have gotten away with it, too, if it wasn't for a pesky 37-yard field goal that sailed wide-right as time expired, giving Wisconsin a bigger scare than anyone could have imagined.
Andersen coaches the Badgers now. Even though his field goal kicker, Josh Thompson, was unable to get him a victory he arguably deserved on that night, Andersen has shown the ability to get his teams to pull out close games.
Here are 3 reasons why that trend will carry over to Madison.