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A College Football Playoff Contender Just Suffered A Massive Home Upset

Wisconsin's stadium on a football Saturday.

MADISON, WI - SEPTEMBER 26: A general view of the field taken during the game between the Wisconsin Badgers and the Michigan State Spartans on September 26, 2009 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

BYU football went just 4-9 last season, but the Cougars look rejuvinated this year, and landed a massive upset of a College Football Playoff contender: No. 6 Wisconsin.

The Badgers are the heavy favorite to win the Big Ten West, and some thought this would be the year they could break through and play for a national championship.

Instead, BYU just pulled out a 24-21 win at Camp Randall Stadium.

Down three points with under a minute left, Rafael Gaglianone missed a potential game tying field goal, giving BYU the ball and the giant win.

BYU was a 23.5-point underdog at many sportsbooks.

Wisconsin football is now 2-1 entering Big Ten play.

Amazingly, this was the first home non-conference loss for the Badgers since 2003.

BYU is 2-1, and looks significantly improved from a year ago. The Cougars knocked off Arizona in Week 1, and fell 21-18 to Cal last week.

Wisconsin's playoff hopes aren't totally extinguished, but they'll almost definitely need to run the table, and get some serious help now.