Five things we learned about Big Ten football in Week 4 . . .

1, The Badgers are tough enough to keep toughing it out.

That shocking loss to BYU wasn’t good. But Wisconsin bounced back well, grinding out a tough win at Iowa in a showdown that has determined the Big Ten West winner the last four years. The Badgers still face daunting road trips to Michigan and Penn State. But they have the running game and defense to be road warriors. And it’s time to stop under-rating Alex Hornibrook. With a stat line like this—17 of 22 for 205 yards, three touchdowns, no interceptions and a clutch game-winning drive—in the cauldron of a Nile Kinnick Stadium night game, he deserves some serious respect..

2, Penn State needs to find some defense. In a hurry. The rest of this article is available to subscribers only – to become a subscriber click here.