1. College Football 2011: From Red To...Red, Russell Wilson Headed to Wisconsin

    Well Wisconsin Badgers fans, it's official. After months of speculation following dismal quarterback performances at April’s annual spring game and the announcement that North ...

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  2. Wisconsin Football Recruiting: Badgers' Most Pressing Positional Needs for 2011

    While many Wisconsin fans are undoubtedly still reeling from the Badgers' disappointing 21-19 Rose Bowl loss to TCU, UW coaches have already moved on and are preparing for next season...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about over 3 years ago 2,986 reads 4 comments

  3. Wisconsin vs. TCU in Rose Bowl: 5 Badgers Who Must Step Up To Win

    As probably the most anticipated bowl game of the year (other than the BCS National Championship), all eyes will be on Pasadena on New Year's Day...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 2,958 reads 1 comments

  4. Wisconsin Football: Making the Case for Bret Bielema As Coach of the Year

    This was the year. The year when Wisconsin had loads of talent and experience returning. The year when the Badgers were going to make the Rose Bowl. The year when expectations would finally be met...

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  5. Wisconsin Football: 5 Badgers Who Will Shine Against Northwestern

    Despite the blowout of Michigan in Ann Arbor and the prevailing Rose Bowl projections, the Wisconsin Badgers do actually have to play one more game before they can even begin thinking about postseason destinations...

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  6. Wisconsin Football: What Needs To Happen for the Badgers To Win Big Ten

    338 rushing yards. 598 total yards. 83 points. In case you didn't hear, the Wisconsin Badgers put on the best offensive performance in Big Ten conference play in 60 years during their demolition of the Indiana Hoosiers on Saturday afternoon...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 1,928 reads 11 comments

  7. Wisconsin Football: Comparing 2010 Badgers With 2006 Team

    After nine games in the 2010 season, the Wisconsin Badgers are sitting at 8-1 (4-1) and appear to be on the cusp of a BCS bowl bid. If they win out, it seems almost inevitable that they'll at least get a bid to a BCS bowl, if not the Rose Bowl...

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  8. Joe Paterno's 400th Win: Power Ranking His Greatest Victories

    After 45 years on the job, numerous championship seasons and an almost unfathomable amount of coaching awards, Penn State coach Joe Paterno earned his 400th win on Saturday—becoming the only coach in FBS history to do so...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 4,285 reads 15 comments

  9. Wisconsin Football: Grading The Win Over Purdue

    After looking like the team to beat in the Big Ten following monumental wins over Ohio State and Iowa, Wisconsin looked nothing like a squad sitting in first place for the first 30 minutes of Saturday's game in West Lafayette...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 893 reads 1 comments

  10. Wisconsin Football: Breaking Down the Badgers' Remaining Opponents

    Coming off huge wins over Ohio State and Iowa, Wisconsin enjoyed a much-needed bye last weekend and is now rested and ready to finish off 2010 on a strong note...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 1,354 reads 4 comments

  11. BCS Rankings: 5 Reasons Why Oregon Won't Last Another Weekend at No. 2

    Although the BCS rankings indicate otherwise, there is no doubt in many college football fans' minds that the best team in the country is the Oregon Ducks. They're 7-0, are averaging over 55 points a game and are absolutely thrashing their competition...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 5,374 reads 29 comments

  12. Wisconsin Football: What Are the Badgers' BCS Bowl Chances at No. 10?

    After two program-defining wins in the past two weekends, Wisconsin sits at No. 10 in the latest BCS standings—one of three one-loss teams in the top 10 along with Oklahoma and Alabama...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 4,526 reads 8 comments

  13. Wisconsin Football: Breaking Down the Badgers' Bowl Picture

    Following Wisconsin's most important win as a program since maybe the 2000 Rose Bowl, Madison could be the most excited college sports town in all of America...

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  14. Wisconsin Football Report Card: Grading the Win over Ohio State

    Program-changing. That's how huge Wisconsin football's win over No. 1 Ohio State is. Bret Bielema finally has a signature win, the Badgers recorded their first victory over a top-ranked team since 1981 and the team is back in the Big Ten race...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 2,533 reads 7 comments

  15. Wisconsin Football Report Card: Midseason Grades

    It seems hard to believe, but we are already halfway through the college football season. Yeah, it's gone that quickly...

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  16. Wisconsin Football Report Card: Grading The Win Over Minnesota

    After playing poorly in virtually every facet of the game last week on the way to their first loss of the season, the Wisconsin Badgers appear to be back on their feet and running ...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 704 reads 3 comments

  17. Why Oregon Is More Likely To Win Pac-10 Than Alabama the SEC

    Five weeks into the 2010 college football season, there are two teams that appear head-and-shoulders above the competition: Alabama and Oregon...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 1,083 reads 17 comments

  18. Wisconsin Football: What Needs to Happen for Badgers To Still Win Big Ten

    Maybe it was the wet, slippery conditions. Maybe it was John Clay's troublesome, surgically repaired ankles. Maybe Michigan State was simply the better team...

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  19. Wisconsin Football Report Card: Grading The Loss To Michigan State

    Well, Wisconsin's inconsistent play finally caught up to them. And it couldn't have come at a more crucial moment in the season...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 1,269 reads 7 comments

  20. College Football: 10 Games That Will Determine This Year's National Championship

    Over the next two months, there are going to be some absolutely monumental games taking place in college football...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about almost 4 years ago 8,314 reads 14 comments

  21. Who Are the Boise State Broncos Rooting for the Rest of the Way?

    After already getting by arguably their two toughest opponents of the season—Virginia Tech and Oregon State—Boise State is sitting at 3-0 and No. 3 in the polls...

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  22. Wisconsin-Michigan State: Five Badgers Who Will Shine Against the Spartans

    Coming off a 70-3 annihilation of the Austin Peay Governors, the No. 11 Wisconsin Badgers go on the road to kick off the Big Ten season against the No. 24 Michigan State Spartans...

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  23. Wisconsin Football Report Card: Grading The Win Over Austin Peay

    While it's difficult to read too much into a 70-3 win over an FCS opponent, it's hard for pretty much anyone associated with Wisconsin football not to feel good about Saturday's game against Austin Peay...

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  24. 2010 College Football's Top 10 Running Quarterbacks in the Nation

    If there is one trend that is emerging in the 2010 college football season, it’s the importance of dual-threat players—specifically quarterbacks...

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  25. Wisconsin Badgers Football: How Does Chris Borland's Loss Affect The Team?

    When the devastating news came out Tuesday morning that Wisconsin star sophomore linebacker Chris Borland would miss the remainder of the season, Badgers coaches, players and fans instantly ...

    Sam Oleson Written by Sam Oleson about 4 years ago 749 reads 0 comments