The Boilermakers have made a lot of history lately. They're 5--0 for the first time since 1945; last Saturday they won at Penn State for the first time, and Taylor Stubblefield broke the Big Ten career record with 271 catches.
Next game: Saturday vs. Wisconsin
The Hurricanes' D, led by junior cornerback Antrel Rolle (right), has dominated, allowing just 6.5 points and 216 yards per game. But it faces a significant challenge against a highly balanced Louisville offense that's generating more than 500 yards per game.
Next game: Thursday vs. Louisville
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