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MADISON, Wis. -- The two quarterbacks have gone overlooked at various career points because of their height, pigeonholed and disregarded as talented but too short.
For that reason, they have carried an even greater desire to prove a quarterback's success is not predicated strictly on a single factor outside of their control. Plenty of other elements exist, too: arm strength, agility, mental aptitude and leadership skills among them.
Hear them speak on the topic, and it's difficult to discern which player is making the point, as if their comments meld into one single thought, the confidence wafting through their words.
Quarterback A: "The key is finding lanes and delivering the ball on time. There's not that much of a difference if I was 6-1 or 5-11, to be honest. Playing behind the offensive line you play behind, you don't really see over guys. You throw through lanes, deliver an accurate ball, throw the ball with arc and pace and just make plays."
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It’s difficult to underestimate the importance of this weekend’s matchup between Wisconsin and Ohio State.
Fresh off a victory against Purdue in their conference opener, the three-time defending Big Ten champions travel to The Horseshoe to take on the vaunted Buckeyes. It is a venue that the Badgers have not won at since 2004.
Wisconsin has been to three straight Rose Bowls but...
MADISON, Wis. -- Ask any of Michael Caputo's teammates or coaches, and the first word used to describe him is tough. It is perhaps his greatest quality on the football field for Wisconsin, where he is unafraid to stick his neck into a play and unleash a bone-rattling hit on any player who squeezes into the secondary.
Being tough has served Caputo well in his football career...
MADISON, Wis. -- Praise has been rolling in this week by the bushel about Wisconsin's dominant running game this season, and you'd be hard-pressed to consider any of it too outlandish given the eye-popping statistical output.
Wisconsin ranks third nationally in rushing offense (349.8 yards per game). The Badgers have three tailbacks in the top 50 in rushing yards per game...
Our weekly look at how Wisconsin ran and passed, this time vs. Purdue as well as for the season.
A brief key:LI = left inside; LO= left outside; LW = left wide (i.e. end around); MID = middle; RI = right inside; RO = right outside; RW = right wide; INT = intended receiver on an interception
Run vs. Purdue PLAYERLI RUSHLI YDSLI AVGLO RUSHLO YDSLO AVGLW RUSHLW YDSLW AVGMID RUSHMID...
(Eds: With AP Photos.) By BENJAMIN WORGULL Associated Press Having the best seat in the house to watch Wisconsin's three running backs weave their way to the end zone, quarterback Joel Stave can't help but acknowledge how Melvin Gordon, James White and Corey Clement have eased some of the offense's burden.
Stave also knows it's hard to beat teams when the passing...
With the start of college basketball season on the horizon, we’ll be taking a long look at the conference at large as well as Indiana’s roster over the next month. Today, we continue our look at the Big Ten with the Wisconsin Badgers.
The brand of basketball in Madison may not always be easy on the eyes, but the results cannot be called into question. Over 12 seasons at Wisconsin...
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Join us for some nighttime football in our live blog of the Wisconsin-Ohio State game.
Kickoff on Saturday is set for 7 p.m. CT, but we'll start up around 6:30 p.m.
So come join us -- whether you are sitting at home on your couch or out and about using a mobile device -- for updates and analysis as well as submitting your own comments and questions.
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