LOCATION: San Diego.
Wisconsin: Senior QB Joel Stave has guided the Badgers to a school record-tying 30 wins. He is second in Wisconsin history in career passing yards, touchdowns, completions and attempts.
Southern Cal: QB Cody Kessler guides an offense that is averaging nearly 450 total yards and 35 points.
Wisconsin: Badgers are making their 14th consecutive bowl appearance, the longest active streak in the Big Ten and tied for the sixth-longest streak in the country.
Southern Cal: Trojans have won five of its last 8 games since Clay Helton was named interim head coach on Oct. 12. The interim tag was removed last week.
Southern Cal 38, Wisconsin 3, Sept. 24, 1966.
Wisconsin: Making first appearance in Holiday Bowl.
Southern Cal: Making second straight appearance in Holiday Bowl.
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