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It seems like there's been a lot of negative stuff hovering around our countdown lately and unfortunately that was a major part of the story of Wisconsin athletics in 2012. Not everything came up roses, especially for Montee Ball, who came up at No. 6 for being a victim of a 5-on-1 beatdown just before fall camp opnend up and then we followed that up with a look at the dramatic and heartbreaking Rose Bowl loss to Oregon to start off 2012 on a sour note.
Thankfully it's on to the positive side of things as we feature Montee Ball once again. However, it's for something completely awesome and hopefully forever memorable as he set the all-time career TD record, which currently stands at 82 touchdowns ahead of the Rose Bowl. It's one of just many records, but it's perhaps the one that will be the hardest of his career marks to break.
What Happened: Ball's story at Wisconsin almost never got off the ground as he wasn't even used in a blow out of Iowa ...
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BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. They came. They ate. They conquered. Again.
For the second consecutive year, Wisconsin's football team devoured its opponent not literally, thankfully on Friday night at the Lawry's Beef Bowl, an annual tradition between the two teams competing in the Rose Bowl. Much like years past, the carnivore carnage was colossal.
According to official scorers...
LOS ANGELES If Charlie Partridge had his druthers, he wouldn't be leaving the University of Wisconsin in four days time. But sometimes, reality crashes down on the best laid plans, and important decisions must be made for the benefit of a man and his family.
And so Partridge, the longest tenured assistant football coach at Wisconsin with five years on staff, will move with...
LOS ANGELES You could say Wisconsin's football team has been here before, amid sunshine and Hollywood stars, and you wouldn't be wrong. This is, after all, the third straight season in which the Badgers have played in the Rose Bowl.
You could also say Wisconsin's football team has never been here before, and you wouldn't be wrong. This is, after all, the first season...
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The time is near. The BCS bowl games are starting this week and college football is back to becoming a priority. After the Mayans failed to end the world, we have some great matchups to welcome in the new year. Will Notre Dame cap off their historic season with a National Championship? Which players will stand out and show off their skills to earn them...
When last we left you on our countdown of the good, the bad, and the ugly that was the year of 2012 in Badger sports, we were talking about arguably the ugliest story of the year - Montee Ball being attacked by 5 people back in late July - which came in at No. 6 in our countdown.
Unfortunately today we're continuing the misery of remembering bad things that happened in...
You can worry about those resolutions on Jan. 2.
While the ages of every game being played on New Years Day are long gone back in 1960 there were just eight games compared to todays 35 in a postseason that runs from Dec. 15-Jan. 7 the day still belongs to college football.
With a slate that includes two BCS games in the Rose and Orange Bowls, three SEC-Big Ten clashes and the...
Having helped Wisconsin’s defense hold eight opponents to 14 points or less in regulation this season, Beau Allen and the Badgers’ defensive front have been preparing to get into the face of Stanford’s quarterback.
Tonight was the final episode of Badgers Power Hour in 2012 and that means only two things.... Rose Bowl Preview and our 1st annual 2012 Year in Wisconsin Badgers Sports Awards!! What the hell are those you ask?
Well, we give away awards for the following categories:
- Play of 2012
- Individual Performance of 2012
- BPH Interview of the Year
- Badger of the Year ...
"We're not going to mess around. We're going out there to win the game."
With those words the tone of the 2013 Rose Bowl preparations were set by Barry Alvarez, who will step out from behind his AD desk and coach in his fourth and final granddaddy of them all on January 1st, 2013. Setting the tone is one thing, but getting players to buy in so quickly, that...
The holiday season is a wonderful time in college football, as you watch multiple bowl games each day after Christmas.The contest between the Stanford Cardinal vs. the Wisconsin Badgers in the Rose Bowl should be a very close affair, with the outcome depending on which offense will wear the other’s defense out with their running attack.Here are five reasons why Stanford will beat...
Stanford vs. Wisconsin
Jan. 1, 5pm (ET), ESPN
Rose Bowl (Pasadena, CA)
Line: Stanford -6 1/2
If you're a Big Ten fan, a Pac-12 fan, or heck a fan of tradition in college sports, than this is the one for you. After all, they don't call it the "Granddaddy of Them All" for nothing. In this years edition we've got a pair of threepeaters as Wisconsin makes their...