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Holiday Bowl Preview - USC Trojans vs Wisconsin Badgers with Mark Rogers TV

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The Big Ten won three of five games vs the Pac 12 during the regular season. The two conferences go back at it three more times during postseason play. Nick Dempsey from ConquestChronicles.com joins MarkRogersTV to size up USC speed vs Badger muscle in the Holiday Bowl.

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From "Bucky's 5th Quarter breaks down the Holiday Bowl matchup":

" The best way, like the Badgers have done for most of the year, has been to stop the run first. They've only allowed 97.9 yards per game on the ground, fourth best in the nation. They have to limit Justin Davis and Ronald Jones on Wednesday to make USC one dimensional.

Defensive coordinator Dave Aranda is known as the "mad scientist" with his subpackages and schemes for different opponents. He'll find ways to get Schobert, Biegel, and others involved with blitz packages and get pressure on Cody Kessler and the Trojans' offense. I think you'll see some different looks from the Badgers to keep USC off their game in pass protection.

Juju Smith-Schuster will be a challenge to cover, but if they can double cover him and limit the second and third options for Kessler in the passing game, the Badgers have a chance."

From "Wisconsin Badgers Players to watch":

"#58 OLB Joe Schobert: When you have a linebacker that can cause havoc for your left and right tackles, things can get complicated fast. Schobert was named second team All-American by the Associated Press, but his 76 tackles and 18.5 tackles for loss say otherwise. The first team All-Big Ten linebacker is a major threat at the outside position, as he has the ability to run through or around the offensive line with the combination of strength and quickness. Schobert has recorded 9.5 sacks this year along with four forced fumbles. Expect Banner to stay very active throughout the night."