The Badgers were flat-out beat in East Lansing last year and it was a definite wake-up call for Bielema's squad as they carried it with them the rest of the way en route to a Big Ten title and a Rose Bowl appearance.
Rest assured, Bret Bielema will have this Badger team healthy and prepared this season. While the Badger head man always emphasizes one game at a time, he was definitely thinking ahead to this weekend's matchup against Michigan State as he sat his star receiver, Nick Toon, against Indiana.
Bielema told reporters that Toon could have played, but the foot wasn't 100 percent. Wisconsin was never in danger against Indiana, so why play your star receiver and run the risk of Toon not being healthy again going up against a talented Spartans team?
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