Bielema named the following players Wisconsin's MVPs for Week 5:
- Offense: QB Joel Stave, WR Jared Abbrederis
- Defense: DT Ethan Hemer (second straight week), CB Devin Smith
- Special Teams: P Drew Meyer (who Bielema said leads the league in punting).
Bielema also said trainers "felt good" about DE Brendan Kelly playing on Saturday. There's also a "very good chance" at getting S Shelton Johnson back.