Found September 09, 2013 on Madtown Badgers:
What happened off the field on Saturday was nearly as important as the result on it as Wisconsin hosted a number of potentially big time recruits for official visits. After the weekend the Badgers picked up their 12th verbal commitment to the class of 2014 as defensive end Rohan Blackwood committed.  Blackwood is a 3-star prospect by both the 247 composite and the 247 rankings. He comes as the 2nd commit attributed to defensive coordinator Dave Aranda as well. According to his profile Blackwood chose the Badgers over offers from the likes of Nebraska, South Florida, Miami, Minnesota, Iowa State and about 17 other schools. So, what kind of an impact will Blackwood make on the Badgers in the future. According to our partners at Badger247, he could have a big impact at the hybrid OLB/DE position.  "Blackwood is a player that Wisconsin is absolutely thrilled about," Badger247 insider Evan Flood told us. "Defensive Coordinator Dave Aranda and the staff love h...

Sunday Morning Hangover: Stave, Badgers' response to adversity impressive

How can a team that has outscored their opponents 93 to 0 over the course of two games have possibly faced adversity yet? It doesn't make any sense.... Or it has happened and the devil is in the details.  Remember two early interceptions that could've changed the complexion of both the UMass and Tennessee Tech games?  Joel Stave, Gary Andersen and the rest of the...

Wisconsin freshman Corey Clement sprinting into record books

MADISON, Wis. -- The numbers will show Corey Clement is accomplishing things only a handful of true freshmen running backs have achieved in the past decade across the Football Bowl Subdivision: 29 carries, 250 yards, three touchdowns in his first two college games. Clement, Wisconsin's next great running back, is one of just six FBS true freshmen to open a career with consecutive...

Badgers long snappers follow same route to anonymity

MADISON, Wis. -- The snap slipped from James McGuire's hands, and he knew immediately that trouble was imminent. It fluttered in the cool October air, drifting lower and lower toward the turf until Wisconsin punter Drew Meyer bent down to scoop and salvage the play. Instead, Meyer couldn't handle the ball, he was chased backward and ultimately had the kick partially blocked...

Badgers report card: Kicking game main concern

MADISON, Wis. -- Another cupcake, another blowout victory for Wisconsin on Saturday. This time, the Badgers dismantled FCS foe Tennessee Tech 48-0 at Camp Randall Stadium. The Golden Eagles fumbled on the first play from scrimmage, and it was all but over from there. Wisconsin fans clamoring for a tougher opponent will get their wish next week against Arizona State. But first, let...

Heat is on as season "begins" for No. 20 Badgers

(Eds: APNewsNow. With AP Photos.) By GENARO C. ARMAS AP Sports Writer The heat is on for No. 20 Wisconsin. After outscoring their first two opponents by a combined 93-0, the Badgers' season really begins this weekend in the desert at Arizona State. Coach Gary Andersen has the running game humming in his first year in Madison. The Badgers have kept their focus for four quarters...

Notes: Clement Gets B1G Honor

Following his second straight 100-yard rushing performance, Wisconsin true freshman running back Corey Clement gets rewarded from the Big Ten.
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