Badgers celebrate

Wisconsin Badgers players celebrate with wide receiver Danny Davis III (6) after his fourth quarter touchdown catch in the Orange Bowl at Hard Rock Stadium on Saturday night in Miami Gardens, Fla.


Wisconsin State Journal reporter Jason Galloway collected some of the best tweets from the Wisconsin Badgers' 34-24 victory over the Miami Hurricanes in the Orange Bowl on Saturday night at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens, Fla.

Here's what fans were saying on Twitter on Saturday night: 

“I wonder what Bret Bielema and Gary Andersen are doing right now."

— Noah Birenbaum (@thatbeerskid)

“So satisfying! Validation for the season!"

— Matthew B. Anderson (@mbanderson83)

“Hornibrook is elite."

— Quentin Keene (@KeeneQuentin)


— Jay (@jay_1252)

“Wisconsin should be in playoff. This team could (beat) anyone. An expanded playoff would see 2 big ten teams on to the 2nd round, maybe 3."

— MidwestSports (@_Midwest_Sports)

“Hornibrook took a massive step forward tonight. It’ll be fun watching next year with lights out RBs and a stellar receiving (corps)!"

— Ryan T (@Tienhaara_R)

“Great game! Played 60 min of football. Great way to send the seniors off, and even better look at the future. Love the win, but can’t wait for next year already!"

— Adam O’Leary (@AO213)

“Very proud of how this team played today. Hornibrook protected the ball so well against Miami. This offense could be special next year."

— Greg (@cflmania)

“Hard to believe we threw and caught the ball the way we did. Plus kept turnovers down—the one Miami got wasn’t really one. Great win for a great team and recruits got to love it."

— Jo Howard (@Johoward519)

“#Badgers squeezed the juice out of Miami in response to early adversity and deficit. Hornibrook, young WRs and the best defense in the country came up big! On #Wisconsin!"

— Chris Birke (@chris_birke)

"Who else is excited to see this offense next year?"

— steve (@scx_2)

“Hornibrook. #Stones Stood in pocket when needed, accuracy, wow! If not for shady overturned fumble, solid performance. What else can you say about the D?"

— Al Czervik (@AlCervik)

“why didn’t they put in jack coan???"

— eric (@es_murph)

“first error-free game by QB1 in what seems like forever. Highlights potential on O next year. D going to miss those big bodies up front."

— Kory Raisbeck (@KRais10)

“Good win. Surprised it wasn’t closer. Thought the Miami defense was better."

— Nick (@nation_1984)

“Hard to overstate what a great year this has been 13-1 and #OrangeBowlChamps with so much youth is an amazing achievement. Future looks bright."

— Russ Evansen (@waunaruss)

“Davis, Taylor, Taylor, Hornibrook, Biadasz — all big-time contributors from young guys in Paul Chryst’s first two recruiting classes. Add in Nelson and James and Van Ginkel. time to pay the man — let’s say 4+ million. Barry, are you listening?"

— Todd Romance (@toddromance)

“Where did this Hornibrook come from? WOW"

— Mark Decker (@stripes54449)

“OT (Patrick) Kasl played well in place of (David) Edwards."

— Illija Radjenovic (@IllijaQZ)

“So great to see every part of the team step up. Offense, defense, special (teams), and coaching staff! @BadgerFootball #team"

— Leslie Ann Howard (@LeslieAnnHoward)

“Nice bowl/road win."

— Tony Kostick (@tkostick)

“Never doubted them for a sec!"

— Steve Sturycz (@50eggsSs)

“Danny Davis is the man. Going to have a potent receiving (corps) next year."

— Shaun Langweiler (@Lanzarus21)


Jason Galloway is the Wisconsin Badgers football beat writer for the Wisconsin State Journal.