1. College Football's 10 Most Durable Returning Running Backs

    If there is one thing that kills a team, it's injuries. And, going hand in hand with that, if there is one thing that's almost impossible to predict...you guessed it: injuries...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 5,390 reads 11 comments

  2. The Single Biggest Championship Challenge Facing Each Top 25 Team

    With many media outlets already releasing college football preseason top 25 polls, including more than a few here at B/R, it's time to take a look at some of the teams who will supposedly ...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 6,589 reads 17 comments

  3. Predicting the Outcome of Every 2010 Big Ten College Football Game

    With a 2009 that featured two BCS bowl game winners, a Capital One Bowl victory, and a Champ Sports Bowl victory, there is a buzz going into the 2010 Big Ten football season that hasn't been felt in years...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 3,560 reads 60 comments

  4. College Football 2010: Power Ranking the Nation's Best Kick Returners

    If there is one position in football that is commonly overlooked, but can have a dynamic impact on a game, it's that of kick returner...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 4,741 reads 11 comments

  5. Power Ranking College Football's Best Fan Bases: Post-Spring Game Ed.

    One of the great debates in college football is one that isn't even about the teams taking the field every Saturday. No, if there is one argument fans love to get into, it's about which schools have the best and most rabid fan bases...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 17,732 reads 84 comments

  6. Wisconsin Football: Five Observations from Saturday's Spring Game

    With the annual Cardinal-White Spring Game on Saturday afternoon, Wisconsin fans got their first chance to see the 2010 Badgers. Kind of. The Cardinal (No...

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  7. Why Bret Bielema Faces a Huge Year with Wisconsin Badgers Football in 2010

    If there has been any one person who has frustrated University of Wisconsin fans, football or otherwise, over the past four years, it's Bret Bielema. Not ex-Badger point guard Trevon Hughes, with his wild shots and stupid turnovers...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 929 reads 8 comments

  8. Wisconsin Football: Five Badgers Poised For Big Seasons

    With the annual Cardinal-White spring scrimmage now just days away, football season is officially underway in Madison. And this year, expectations couldn't be higher...

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  9. Wisconsin Badgers Football: Backup QB Curt Phillips Possibly Out Until 2011

    As Wisconsin's top backup as a redshirt freshman last year, sophomore quarterback Curt Phillips was supposed to get another year of experience backing up Scott Tolzien in 2010 before taking over the starting role in 2011...

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  10. Wisconsin Basketball 2010-2011: A Look To the Future

    With their 87-69 loss to Cornell in the second round of the NCAA Tournament, the Wisconsin Badgers' 2009-10 season is over...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 4 years ago 2,245 reads 8 comments

  11. NCAA Tournament 2010: Wisconsin's Potential Road to the Final Four

    Coming off a 23-8 regular season campaign, including a 13-5record in the Big Ten, the Wisconsin Badgers were rewarded with the No. 4 seed in the East by the NCAA Tournament Selection Committee...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 4 years ago 1,804 reads 4 comments

  12. Wisconsin Badgers 2010 Defensive Depth Chart: Pre-Spring Practice Ed.

    With only days before spring practice, it's time to take a look at the Wisconsin Badgers 2010 defensive depth chart. Although the Badger defense contained Miami's high-powered offense in the Champs Sports Bowl, it definitely had it's troubles in 2009-10.

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  13. Wisconsin-Illinois: Rematch Crucial for Both Squads

    When Wisconsin and Illinois meet for the second time in a week next Friday afternoon, the game's implications for both teams are just as important as Sunday afternoon's matchup...

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  14. A Look to the Future: Wisconsin Badgers Basketball 2010 Recruiting Class

    Although the season isn't even over yet, it's never too early to look ahead to next year—especially when two of your team's top players are seniors and will be just a memory in a few weeks...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 4 years ago 1,754 reads 6 comments

  15. Wisconsin Badgers 2010 Offensive Depth Chart: Pre-Spring Practice Edition

    With spring practice starting up in a matter of weeks (March 13 to be exact), it's about time to start speculating on how Wisconsin's depth chart is going to look...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 4 years ago 2,128 reads 3 comments

  16. Kraig Appleton, Two Other Wisconsin Badgers Suspended Indefinitely

    Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema recently announced the indefinite suspension of three current freshmen on the team, including wide receiver Kraig Appleton, after a violation of team rules...

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  17. Wisconsin Badgers Basketball: Top Five Teams of All-Time

    Despite being one of the most dominant teams in the Big Ten, if not the nation, over the past decade, Wisconsin Badgers basketball has been anything but a storied program. Under Bo Ryan, Wisconsin has been absolutely phenomenal...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 4 years ago 2,051 reads 0 comments

  18. Wisconsin-Minnesota: Border Battle Reignited

    It doesn't quite have the intensity of their football or hockey rivalries, but when Wisconsin and Minnesota face off in basketball, you know both teams are going to leave it all on the floor...

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  19. Wisconsin-Indiana: Outside Shooting Essential for Badgers

    We all knew it was coming. It was just a matter of time. Wisconsin's reliance on the three-ball finally spelled doom for them in Tuesday night's home loss to Illinois...

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  20. Wisconsin Badgers: Upcoming Schedule Conducive To Big Ten Title Run

    With two straight conference losses for Michigan State, to Wisconsin and Illinois, the Big Ten regular season title is once again up for grabs. Up until about a week ago, it looked as though the Spartans were going to run away with the crown...

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  21. National Signing Day 2010: Wisconsin Recruiting Report Card

    Now that the chaos that is National Signing Day is over, it's time to calm down and just relish a moment of peace and quiet in the world of college football. Just kidding...

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  22. National Signing Day 2010: Introducing Wisconsin's Newest Badgers

    As Wisconsin prepares for the 2010 season, they'll have 24 new scholarship players and six preferred walk-ons joining the team. Ranked as the No. 33 recruiting class in the nation by Scout...

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  23. Wisconsin Badgers: Three Facets To Improve Before Big Dance

    After watching Wisconsin dismember, demoralize, and downright dominate the Michigan State Spartans Tuesday night, it's hard to even think of criticisms for the Badgers. In defeating the No. 5 Spartans 67-49, No...

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  24. Wisconsin Badgers Add Another Offensive Lineman To 2010 Class

    If there's one sure thing in the world of college football recruiting, it's that the Wisconsin Badgers will never have trouble attracting offensive linemen...

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  25. Wisconsin-Michigan State: Badgers Full Of Surprises

    Once again, the Badgers surprised me. And I can't really say that I'm surprised. Confusing? Well, it should be. Despite barely getting by two mediocre Big Ten teams in consecutive games, Wisconsin almost pulled off the upset Thursday night at Purdue...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 4 years ago 252 reads 7 comments