Sun Devils face Badgers to kick off brutal stretch

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-- Arizona State did what it was supposed to in its opener, rolling over Sacramento State.

Next comes the real test for the Sun Devils.

Coming off its 55-0 win over the FCS Hornets, Arizona State faces a brutal schedule over the next month, starting with Saturday night's game against No. 20 Wisconsin.

After that, the Sun Devils face No. 5 Stanford on the road, Southern California at home and No. 21 Notre Dame in Arlington, Texas, on Oct. 5.

Arizona State should have its hands full against Wisconsin in front of what's expected to be a sold-out crowd in the desert.

The Badgers have been to the Rose Bowl the past three years and opened this season with consecutive shutouts for the first time since 1958.

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