Found August 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. The final piece to the Wisconsin football depth chart puzzle has been solved at least temporarily.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said following Thursday's practice that junior Zac Matthias would start at right guard during Wisconsin's season opener against Northern Iowa on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Matthias, a 6-foot-5, 320-pounder from Hemlock, Mich., edged out sophomore Kyle Costigan for the starting nod. Both players had been listed among the team's first stringers on the depth chart released Monday.Matthias underwent back surgery and wasn't cleared until the final weeks of spring practice, which limited his development. But he came on strong during fall camp to overtake both Costigan and Robert Burge, who now is listed as the backup right tackle. Matthias has played in 18 career games at Wisconsin and appeared in nine games last season, mostly on special teams.But just because Matthias is the starter doesn't mean other players won't se...

Three men arrested in Wis. RB assault

Three men were arrested on Tuesday in Madison, Wis. on battery charges stemming from an Aug. 1 attack on Badgers running back Montee Ball.

Wisconsin's Allen living large in the trenches

MADISON, Wis. The flowing blonde mane and thin mustache curling down below the creases of his mouth suggest Beau Allen is a guy who doesn't take things too seriously.The words Allen uses to describe his appearance only add to that notion."I'm not the best looking guy," Allen said. "But I'm fine with that, man. I'm a D-lineman. That's how it'...

3 Arrested In Monte Ball Assault Case

((HT: WISC-TV Madison)) Police have arrested three suspects in the assault on Wisconsin running back Montee Ball. Ball sustained a concussion when he was attacked by several men near campus August 1st. All three are listed as Wisconsin students- Wendell J. Venerable, Deonte J. Wilson and Robert A. Wilks. They were all arrested on charges of "party to the crime of substantial...

Ball, No. 12 Wisconsin open against Northern Iowa

No. 12 Wisconsin opens the season at home Saturday against Northern Iowa. All eyes are on Badgers running back Montee Ball, who was attacked and beaten up near campus a month ago, leaving him with a concussion that caused him to miss part of camp. Three men were arrested in connection with the incident this week. Ball scored 39 touchdowns to tie Barry Sanders' NCAA record last...

Badgers QB O'Brien brushes off Wilson comparisons

The comparisons between new Wisconsin quarterback Danny O'Brien and predecessor Russell Wilson are inevitable, given their similar backgrounds. Both players transferred from ACC schools and were eligible to play right away. But going into the 12th-ranked Badgers' season opener against Northern Iowa on Saturday, coach Bret Bielema (BEE'-leh-mah) hopes people give O'...

The Sconnie Scoop: Three Arrested in Ball Attack

Three 21-year-old Madison men were arrested Tuesday for their alleged connection with the beating of Wisconsin running back Montee Ball on August 1. Wendell J. Venerabale, Deonte J. Wilson, and Robert A. Wilks were all taken into custody by Madison Police and will likely be facing battery charges, although none of them have been officially charged as of this writing....

#6 Wisconsin Badgers

Wisconsin There will be a lot of people that will say that because Wisconsin lost Russell Wilson they won’t do very well this season, but I am not one of those people. I am a Danny O’Brien believer. O’Brien is a transfer from Maryland who is coming off of a broken arm, but in his freshman season at Maryland, O’Brien passed for 2200 yards and 22 TDs. He also rushed for 12...

Camping with the Badgers Revisited: Linebackers

Alright, after a bit of off time we're doubling down on our attempt to remind you of what was said and thought about each position entering camp and where we now stand heading into game one against Northern Iowa. If you've missed any of this weeks revisits it was started with the Wide Receivers and it's now time to move on to the other side of the ball. Also...

The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: The 2012 Wisconsin Badgers

By Christian Braxton / @braxfacts If you’re like me, you’re from New York, (Ed’s Note: Nope) have zero ties to the state of Wisconsin and the closest you have gotten to Madison is knowing that Rodney Dangerfield’s classic “Back to School” was filmed on the Wisconsin campus. I don’t know what it is, but every [...]The post The Good, The Bad And The Ugly: The 2012 Wisconsin...

McDonagh Training In Wisconsin; Jeff Gorton and Torts Discuss Rick Nash

The Wisconsin Badgers have churned out a whole plethora of professional hockey players, including many at the NHL level. And so Wisconsin invites their alumni back during the summer to train and get ready for the upcoming season. And for the Wisconsin players, they get to train with the pros and learn a few things. Attending the alumni camp is, among other NHL players, Ryan McDonagh...

Notre Dame vs. Wisconsin in Football Soon?

In college basketball, they met last year in the title game of the Old Spice Classic. That was how the tournament played out, and not a pre-determined match-up between the Wisconsin Badgers and Notre Dame Fighting Irish. When will see it again in football? One of the strongest links between the two schools is current University of Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez, who was...
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