1. Wisconsin Football Receives Commitment from Star Quarterback Austin Kafentzis

    Camp season is usually commit season. High school stars have begun making their rounds at one-day, two-day and three-day college camps around the country, and coaches are trying to ...

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  2. Wisconsin Football Recruiting: Secondary Depth Takes Another Hit

    There are some alarms going off in the office of Bill Busch today. Busch, the secondary safeties coach for the Wisconsin Badgers, just saw another key piece of his 2013 depth chart ...

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  3. Wisconsin Football: 5 Biggest X-Factors for the Badgers in 2013

    College football is normally an arms race to capture the edge. Teams agonize over new ways to out-think each other in the film room, out-muscle each other in the weight room and outrun each other on the field...

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  4. Wisconsin Football: Danny O'Brien a Victim of Timing at Wisconsin and Maryland

    One could say that Danny O'Brien is a victim of bad timing as his time with Wisconsin officially comes to an end ...

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  5. Wisconsin Football: Gary Andersen Converting Badger Faithful to New Scheme

    Gary Andersen is hoping to win hearts and minds before he messes with the X's and O's. The Wisconsin loyal, unlike almost any other fan base, are strongly sentimental about their scheme...

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  6. Wisconsin Football: Badgers' 3 Biggest Wins of the BCS Era

    The word "era" is thrown around with abandon in sports. Whether it be a long celebrated player hanging it up or a dynastic team falling on hard times, the passing of an era is usually remembered more fondly than it really was...

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  7. Wisconsin Football: Strength Coach Plays Big Part in New-Look Badgers

    The Wisconsin Badger football program should be fairly adept at adapting by now. A largely new coaching staff has brought its own style, its own outlook and its own personality to ...

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  8. Wisconsin Football: Way Too Early Odds on Starting Quarterback

    When it comes to the Wisconsin quarterback situation lately, it is either feast or famine. The Badgers have no entrenched starter, and now find themselves in a position they have ...

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  9. Wisconsin Football: 3 Reasons Fans Will Love Gary Andersen

    When the Tweets started flying and the speculation began to swirl, very few people had any kind of idea who Gary Andersen was. They did not know how to spell his name, let alone have any in-depth knowledge of his coaching legacy and philosophy...

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  10. Wisconsin Football Recruiting: Gary Andersen Proves His Mettle with First Class

    Gary Andersen just earned his first nickname in my book: Super Glue. While some defensive back in Georgia is about to get angry I stole his Twitter handle, Andersen earned the sticky distinction after national signing day this year...

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  11. 2 Biggest Weaknesses on the Wisconsin Badgers Roster, and Recruits Who Can Help

    On the college football calendar, New Years' Eve should be pushed back until February. Classes are back, weight rooms are full and national signing day puts the fax machine back on the map...

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  12. Wisconsin Football: The Badgers Should Hire Notre Dame's Bob Diaco as Head Coach

    The holidays are a time for wish lists, but there is nothing that says a semi-hermit in the North Pole has a monopoly on hope...

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  13. Wisconsin Football: Bret Bielema's Loyalty Is Worth $610,000

    The SEC has two things in spades besides national championships: cash and criticism. As a conference, it is the most football-obsessed collection of schools in the country with fanbases that border on psychotic...

    Peter Raisch Written by Peter Raisch about almost 2 years ago 11,453 reads 31 comments

  14. Wisconsin Football: Badger Commits Destined for Stardom

    The 2012 season is nearing an end that is as wild as its beginning. The Badgers have endured staff changes and still more staff changes...

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  15. Big Ten Football: Maryland, Rutgers Move Proves Tradition Truly Dead

    When the game of "musical conferences" began in earnest in 2010, the Big Ten was the winner when the music stopped. The SEC added a Texas power and more Tigers. The Big East looked west, while the Pac-10 looked east...

    Peter Raisch Written by Peter Raisch about almost 2 years ago 1,291 reads 9 comments

  16. Wisconsin Football: What All-Time Touchdown Record Would Mean for Montee Ball

    Winston Churchill once wrote, "History will be kind to me for I intend to write it." In Montee Ball's case, he has a chance to put pen to paper this weekend and put his mark on college football forever...

    Peter Raisch Written by Peter Raisch about almost 2 years ago 1,362 reads 8 comments

  17. Wisconsin Football: 3 Things Danny O'Brien Can Do to Earn Back His Starting Spot

    The Badgers' bad screenplay of a season will take another plot twist this week. According to ESPN , Curt Phillips will be the starting quarterback come Saturday when Wisconsin travels to Bloomington to take on the Indiana Hoosiers...

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  18. Wisconsin Football: 3 Keys to the Game vs. Michigan State

    They meet again. If the Big Ten was looking for a new powder-keg rivalry, they found it in the Wisconsin Badgers and Michigan State Spartans of the last few years...

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  19. Wisconsin Football: Butkus Award Snub Doesn't Add Up for Mike Taylor

    College football awards are becoming a farce, unfortunately. I said as much when Tyrann Mathieu went to the Heisman ceremony last year despite repeated warning signs that the ...

    Peter Raisch Written by Peter Raisch about almost 2 years ago 1,313 reads 4 comments

  20. Wisconsin Football: 3 Keys to the Game vs. Minnesota

    Last Friday, the analysts were still very wary of a Wisconsin team slowly recapturing its form. This week, it seems as though the Badgers have found some confidence, some big plays and some believers...

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  21. Wisconsin Football: Questions at Kicker Kill Conversions for Badgers

    As Bret Bielema systematically rebuilds the Wisconsin Badgers system, one cog remains broken: the kicking game...

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  22. 3 Keys for Wisconsin in Their Matchup with Purdue

    Not often are fans treated to the tension of November football in mid-October. But this is exactly what viewers of Saturday's game pitting the Wisconsin Badgers against the Purdue Boilermakers will receive...

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  23. Wisconsin Football: Can Healthy Badgers Reverse Road Game Woes?

    The Wisconsin Badgers return to the road this week, and they have a very welcome passenger on this trip: their health. An already rocky season was made all the more treacherous when key starters began to miss games due to injury...

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  24. Wisconsin Football: Badgers Ready for New Beginning Against Illinois

    The word "disappointment" has been thrown around a little too liberally when it comes to the 2012 Wisconsin Badgers football team...

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  25. Wisconsin Football: 3 Keys to the Game vs. Nebraska

    Saturday's matchup with the Nebraska Huskers will really be a homecoming of sorts, but it won't feel that way for the Badgers...

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