Posted August 10, 2012 on
In one of the few true position battles facing Wisconsin's defense in this year's fall camp, Three redshirt junior linebackers - Ethan Armstrong, A.J. Fenton and Conor O'Neill - enter fall camp battling for the starting spot.

Defensive linemen working on explosiveness

MADISON, Wis. Brendan Kelly popped in the game tapes this offseason and didn't like what he saw from himself in 2011. Kelly, a starting defensive end at Wisconsin, noticed he was a step slow at times and missing legitimate sack opportunities in the backfield. He wasn't alone."A lot of us d-linemen sat down and looked at the film from last year and saw those sacks that...

Ball allowed to return to non-contact drills

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin running back Montee Ball made his first appearance on a practice field Friday since sustaining a concussion in an assault last week, although it came with one small caveat: No full contact. Not yet, anyway.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said Ball, a Heisman Trophy candidate, won't join teammates in full contact drills until Monday, Aug. 20 12 days before...

Five headlines for football media day

Though it shouldn’t strike anyone as surprising, after almost a full week of fall camp, many of the questions surrounding the 2012 edition of the Badgers football team seem to remain unanswered. That should all change in the coming weeks, as the players are donning full pads and the media will be granted more access to the practices and begin drawing their own conclusions. With...

Freshman Making Mark in First Week of Badgers Camp

Fall camp is often not about the the starters, it's more about finding those players that can make contributions in smaller ways that make a team deep and flexible. On Saturday Head Coach Bret Bielema made it clear that there are a few freshman making impressions and ready to make real contributions to the 2012 Wisconsin Badgers football team.   Vonte Jackson and Dan Voltz...

The Sconnie Scoop: Ball to return to practice

Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is expected to be in full pads at practice come Monday. Head coach Bret Bielema stated that Ball willlikely wear a green jersey for the bulk of next week and will then be able to resume full contact workouts. Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has the story. In a poll conducted by’s Big Ten bloggers, players around the...

Wisconsin Badgers Should Win Big Ten Easily With Penn State and Ohio State Out With Scandals

The Wisconsin Badgers have won the Big Ten and played in the Rose Bowl for two straight seasons, and they have a good chance to make that happen a third consecutive time. The Badgers find themselves in the Leaders Division of the Big Ten, which is going to be substantially weakened now that the NCAA has declared a couple of teams ineligible. The Penn State Nittany Lions were handed...
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