Posted September 06, 2012 on
Making its first trip to the Pacific Northwest since 2001, No.13 Wisconsin takes on a well-rested Oregon State squad Saturday. Badger Nation looks at the matchup.

The Sconnie Scoop: What They're Saying- Oregon State

                  As kickoff approaches, The Sconnie Scoop takes on a western flavor as we take a look at what is being said in Oregon about th week's matchup with the Beavers. Much like most teams in the Big Ten, it’s not often that Wisconsin travels during the non-conference portion of their regular season schedule. One of the many reasons...

The Beavers look to get their season started

Coach Mike Riley jokes that Oregon State has been in the longest training camp ever. The Beavers, who started camp back on Aug. 6, didn't play their opener on Saturday against Nicholls State because Hurricane Isaac swept through the Colonels' Thibodaux, La., campus. Officials from Oregon State and Nicholls State jointly decided last Wednesday night that it was in the best...'s Best Bet for Week Two

Line: Oregon State +7 Oregon State went into Madison last year and got destroyed 35-0, and that score didn’t really even tell the story of how dominant the Badgers were on that day. Big deal. Ancient history. These are two completely different teams that will be matching up in Corvallis on Saturday. 1. This won’t be Oregon State QB Sean Mannion’s first career start in a hostile...

Opposition Q&A: Oregon State Edition

In our continuing series of "spying" on our opposition we give you the latest Opposition Q&A with our friends from Building the Dam - the Oregon State blog on SB Nation. Enjoy and as always.... ON WISCONSIN!   MTB: Bielema stated today that they weren't exchanging any film from Saturday with Oregon State, Fair or unfair?   Moot point...

Front Seven - Oregon State

No.13 Wisconsin didn't award any MVPs following its season-opening win, but there are a number of players who played well and will be vital this week at Oregon State. Badger Nation's popular feature - the Front Seven - is back, rankings the top seven players based on performance, expectations and need.

The Brain Trust: This Isn't Last Year's Beavers, Be Warned

If you're expecting to see the same team you saw at Camp Randall in week 2 last week tomorrow, you my friend are in for a surprise. Wait? What? They haven't played a single game this season, how do you know that? It's simple math. Last season the Beavers had 24 players who've never experienced college football playing huge minutes, including 10 freshman. If...

Five Keys to Victory: Oregon State

No.13 Wisconsin is flying cross country for its first BCS nonconference road game since 2005 to take on an energized Oregon State squad itching for payback. Badger Nation gives its Five Keys to Victory.
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