Notes, tidbits and stats heading for Saturday's game between the Wisconsin Badgers and Northwestern Wildcats:
-- This is the 98th meeting between Wisconsin and Northwestern. The Badgers lead the all-time series 57-35-4, including 28-18-1 in Evanston, Ill. However, Wisconsin hasn't won at Ryan Field since 1999, a string of four straight road losses. The Wildcats have won the last two games overall. Northwestern hasn't won three or more in the series since rattling off five consecutive victories from 1967-71.
-- Under Paul Chryst, Wisconsin is 12-2 when scoring first (5-1 in 2016), 4-3 when the opponent scores first (1-1 in 2016), 10-2 when leading after the first quarter (4-1 in 2016), 1-2 when trailing after the first quarter, 15-1 when leading at halftime (6-1 in 2016), 1-4 when trailing at halftime (0-1 in 2016), 14-1 when leading after the third quarter (5-1 in 2016) and 2-3 when trailing after the third quarter (1-0 in 2016).
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-- Wisconsin has 10 100-yard receivers against Northwestern. Of those, only five have occurred since 1990. Also, eight of the 10 have happened on the road. The last Badgers wide receiver to have 100 yards receiving against the Wildcats was Tony Simmons in 1997 (running back Brian Calhoun did it in 2005 and tight end Travis Beckum in 2006).
-- The Badgers have 13 200-yard passers against Nothwestern, including five on the road (UW is 2-3 in those games). The top-three yardage games were all losses. Of those 13, Joel Stave, Scott Tolzien and Darrell Bevell all did it twice.
-- Wisconsin has 36 100-yard rushers vs. Northwestern, including five of 200+.
-- Corey lement needs 1 touchdown to pass Terrell Fletcher for 10th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Vince Biegel needs 1 tackles for loss to tie and 1.5 to pass J.J. Watt for 12th place and 3 to tie and 3.5 to pass Mike Taylor for 11th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Biegel needs 2.5 sacks to tie and Don Davey for 7th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Sojourn Shelton needs 1 pass defensed pass Jack Ikegwuonu for 6th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Shelton needs 1 pass breakup to tie and 2 to pass Jack Ikeqwuonu and Jim Leonhard for 4th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Derrick Tindal needs 2 pass breakups to tie Scott Nelson, Aaron Henry and Michael Caputo for 18th place and 3 to tie Lamarr White, Joey Boese, Roderick Rogers and Aaron Henry for 14th place on UW's all-time list.
-- Tindal needs 3 passes defensed to tie Steve Wagner (1974), Troy Vincent (1991) and Allen Langford (2008) for 10th place and 3 to tie LaMar Campbell (1996) and Jack Ikegwuonu (2007) for 8th place on UW's all-time single-season list.
-- Tindal needs 2 pass breakups to tie Steve Wagner (1974), Jason Suttle (1995), Roderick Rogers (2005) and Jack Ikegwuonu (2006) for 13th place and 3 to tie Ken Dixon (1976), Jamar Fletcher (1998), Mike Echols (1999 & 2001) and Marcus Cromartie (2012) for 9th place on UW's all-time single-season list.
-- Natrell Jamerson needs 1 kick return for a touchdown to tie Ira Matthews and Nick Davis for the most in UW history (2).