Found September 16, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
Whew. Wisconsin escaped with a 16-14 victory against Utah State at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday night. The Badgers fought back from a 14-3 halftime deficit to win their 17th straight home game and improve to 2-1 this season, but plenty of alarming issues emerged along the way. Handing out grades for the Badgers' third game of the season: Passing offense: D Consider this grade comparable to a student who doesn't quite fail but instead does the bare minimum to skate by. That's essentially what Wisconsin's quarterbacks did Saturday night. Danny O'Brien was so mediocre in the first half that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema opted to bench him for redshirt freshman Joel Stave, who hadn't taken a snap in a college game. O'Brien completed 5 of 10 passes for 63 yards and no touchdowns. He had an interception nullified because of a roughing-the-passer call, and he fumbled the ball away in Utah State territory. O'Brien wasn't absolutely awful, but Bie...

Wisconsin’s Doe Weaves 82 yard TD Return

Down 14-3 in the third quarter, Wisconsin’s Kenzel Doe returns a Utah State punt 82 yards for a much needed Touchdown. Wisconsin would score again in the 3rd quarter on a 17 yard Touchdown run by Montee Ball. However, the Badgers would miss the extra point leaving Wisconsin with only a two point lead. The Aggies would end the game attempting a 37 yard field goal with 11 seconds...

Ball Sees Improvement Up Front

It may not have always been evident, but Wisconsin running back Montee Ball saw a big change in the play of the offensive line under newly appointed interim coach Bart Miller. “Huge difference, I’m not saying anything against [Mike] Markuson, hopefully he finds a place for himself, but I believe there was a huge difference,” Ball said. “We weren’t expecting...

3 charged in attack on Badgers' Montee Ball

MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- Three University of Wisconsin students have been charged in attack on Badgers' running back Montee Ball. Wendell Venerable, Robert Wilks and Deonte Wilson appeared in Dane County Circuit Court on Monday where a judge continued their signature bonds. A criminal complaint says Ball was kicked and punched Aug. 1 as he walked in Madison. The complaint says...

Bielema remains silent on starting quarterback

MADISON, Wis. The verdict is in as to which quarterback will start Wisconsin's next football game on Saturday. Problem is, Badgers coach Bret Bielema isn't saying who will take the snaps. "They already know," Bielema said during his weekly Monday press conference. "They know what's going on. You won't talk to them, but they know." Bielema'...

Badgers fans, don't forget your heart meds

Wisconsin is making a habit this season of playing close games and creating high blood pressure for Badgers fans everywhere. None of Wisconsin's first three games have been decided by more than five points. That trend continued on Saturday, when Wisconsin escaped with a 16-14 victory against Utah State. It took a missed field goal by the Aggies with six seconds remaining for...

Wisconsin 16, Utah St. 14

Utah State's Josh Thompson missed a 37-yard field goal with seconds remaining, allowing Wisconsin to hold on for a 16-14 victory Saturday night. Thompson missed the kick wide right, preserving a win for the Badgers (2-1). Trailing 14-3 at halftime, the Badgers got an 82-yard punt return from Kenzel Doe to begin their comeback. Montee Ball shook off a rough night to score the...

Don’t panic yet, the Wisconsin Badgers hold off Utah State

It took a surprising punt return, switch at quarterback and a wide-right missed field goal for the Wisconsin Badgers to hold off the Utah State Aggies by the score of 16-14. Punt returner Kenzel Doe was the hero of the night as his 82-yard punt return for a touchdown changed the momentum and ultimately led to the Badgers (2-1) victory over the Aggies (2-1) in front of 79,332 people...

Three charged in attack on Montee Ball

Three University of Wisconsin students have been charged in attack on Badgers' running back Montee Ball.

Doe Sparks Comeback in 16-14 Win over Utah State

MADISON- The Wisconsin Badgers may have not got what they wanted, but they did get what they needed- a win. Bucky made sure to take it to the edge once again at Camp Randall before ultimately pulling it out late. Utah State’s Josh Thompson missed a 37-yard field goal wide right with seconds remaining in the game as Wisconsin escaped with a 16-14 win Saturday night. The...

College Fantasy Football: What We Learned, Week 3

So, how did your weekend go?  If you were relying on John White or Charles Sims to help you pull out a big fantasy win, chances are you're about as disgruntled as an Arkansas Razorbacks fan right about now.It was a typical Saturday of college fantasy football ups and downs.  Here's a quick look at 22 things we learned:1.  It's safe to say that the Arkansas football...

List of likely BCS busters dwindles

The list of candidates just keeps getting smaller in the race to crash college football's Bowl Championship Series party, and after a Week 3 that served as something of a reality check for many teams that thought they had a chance, the field of viable candidates hoping to become the next Boise State or TCU has been cut in half. There's still plenty of season left to be played...

Small Step in the Right Direction

Camp Randall Stadium was devoid of energy, especially with Wisconsin's offense again in a funk and trailing by 11 midway through the third quarter. With Kenzel Doe's 82-yard punt return for a touchdown, the Badgers found the needed spark, scoring 13 unanswered to beat Utah State, 16-14.

Back Up for Grabs?

With the offense struggling for the third straight half, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema make the change from Danny O'Brien to Joel Stave in the second half of Wisconsin's 16-14 win over Utah State. Has the quarterback competition reopened at Wisconsin?
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