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Notes, tidbits and stats for the game between the Wisconsin Badgers and Army Black Knights at Camp Randall Stadium:

-- This is the first meeting between Wisconsin and Army. While The Badgers have never played the Black Knights, but they have faced a few military-based colleges. Here they are with Wisconsin's record vs. them in parentheses: Air Force (1-0), Camp Grant (1-2), Citadel (1-0), Company I (1-0), Ft. Sheridan (1-0), Great Lakes (1-1-1), Navy (1-1).

-- Under Paul Chryst, Wisconsin is 41-9 when scoring first (2-1 in 2021), 17-14 (0-2 in 2021) when the opponent scores first, 37-7 when leading after the first quarter (2-1 in 2021), 12-8 when trailing after the first quarter (0-1 in 2021), 49-5 when leading at halftime (2-0 in 2021), 4-16 when trailing at halftime (0-2 this season), 53-4 when leading after the third quarter (2-0 in 2021) and 5-16 when trailing after the third quarter (0-1 in 2021).

-- Wisconsin has 17 100-yard rushers against Independent teams. Most: Terrell Fletcher 165 vs. Cincinnati in 1994. Last: Jonathan Taylor, 128 in 2017 vs. BYU.

-- The Badgers have nine 200-yard passers against Independent teams. Most: Tony Lowery, 294 in 1990 vs. Temple. Last: Graham Mertz, 240 this year vs. Notre Dame; Most in a win: Alex Hornibrook, 256 in 2017 at BYU.

-- Wisconsin has eight 100-yard receivers against Independent teams. Most: Larry Mialik, 142 in 1970. Last: Bill Williams, 131 vs. Temple in 1990.

-- Jake Ferguson has a reception in 39 straight games, which is a school record and the third-longest active streak in FBS.

-- Danny Davis need 4 receptions to tie and 5 to pass Lee DeRamus for 12th place on UW’s all-time list and 6 to tie and 7 to pass Pat Richter and Garrett Graham for 10th place on UW’s all-time list. (note: Ferguson could reach these marks first)

-- Davis needs 38 receiving yards to pass Jacob Pedersen for 19th place on UW’s all-time list, 77 to pass Tim Stracka for 18th place, 103 to pass David Charles for 17th place, 136 to pass Garrett Graham for 16th place and 140 to pass Quintez Cephus for 15th place on UW’s all-time list.

-- Ferguson needs 4 receptions to tie and 5 to pass Lee DeRamus for 12th place and 6 to tie and 7 to pass Garrett Graham and Pat Richter to 11th place on UW’s all-time list.

-- Ferguson needs 32 receiving yards to pass Mel Reddick for 21st place on UW’s all-time list. Ferguson needs 106 yards to pass Jacob Pedersen for most receiving yards by a Badgers tight end.

-- Graham Mertz needs 2 touchdown passes to tie and 3 to pass Rudy Steiner for 24th place, 3 to tie Mike Carroll and Hal Brandt for 22nd place and 4 to tie and 5 to pass Jess Cole, Bud Keyes, Tony Lowery and Ron Vander Kelen for 18th place on UW’s all-time list.

-- Mertz needs 3 completions to pass Ron Miller for 16th place and 26 to tie and 27 to pass Russell Wilson on 15th place on UW’s all-time list.