Alex Hornibrook - UW vs. BYU

Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Alex Hornibrook (12) throws a first down pass as offensive lineman David Edwards (79) blocks Brigham Young Cougars defensive lineman Sione Takitaki (16) during the second quarter of a game at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah, Saturday, Sept. 16, 2017. 

M.P. KING, STATE JOURNAL

GAME BALL

Alex Hornibrook: The sophomore quarterback set UW’s single-game completion percentage record, going went 18 of 19 (94.7 percent) for 256 yards and four touchdowns.

THUMBS UP

Jonathan Taylor: The Badgers freshman tailback didn’t have any explosive runs, but he still consistently moved the chains while averaging 7.1 yards per carry.

THUMBS DOWN

BYU’s offense: The Cougars are averaging 9.8 points through four games. They managed only 192 total yards against the Badgers.

BY THE NUMBERS

0 – points allowed by the UW defense in the second half this season.

5 – touchdown passes this season for Hornibrook on third down, including three against the Cougars. Overall this season, Hornibrook is 18 of 23 for 241 yards on third down.

277.4 – Hornibrook’s pass efficiency rating against BYU, the second-highest mark in program history. John Stocco registered a passer rating of 296.7 in a 52-17 win at Indiana on Sept. 30, 2006.

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Jim Polzin covers Wisconsin Badgers men's basketball for the Wisconsin State Journal.