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Looking for just the third head coach at Wisconsin football since 1990, news surfaced late Thursday that Oregon State head coach Mike Riley will be interviewing for the Badgers opening this week. We have the latest on what we're hearing on Riley and other options at Wisconsin.
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While so much attention was given to other job openings in college football over the past two weeks, the one surprising vacancy has had very little discussion, and that is the one in Madison. Following the sudden departure of Bret Bielema to Arkansas, the Badgers coaching search has been a quiet one. Of course, they [...]
It's always tough to know who's names are smokescreens and who's names aren't, but according to CBSSports.com's Jeremy Fowler the Badgers will be interviewing a familiar name to Badger fans, Oregon State's Mike Riley. According to the report Riley is expected to interview with Wisconsin yet this week.
Riley has a history of facing off with the Badgers...
Boy, oh boy... You've gotta love the silly season that is the Badgers coaching carousel, huh?. It's honestly getting sickening to see the sheer number of rumors, denials, and pure speculation. Honestly, it's hard to not bring you the maybe news and the actual news in regards to this situation. Why?
Well, when it was reported last night by CBSSports.com that Oregon...
CORVALLIS -- So, about that report that said Mike Riley would interview with Wisconsin by cbssports.com? The head man of the Beavs just threw some cold water on the idea following Oregon State's Friday practice in preparations for the Alamo Bowl. Here's what Riley had to say...
CORVALLIS -- While much attention was dedicated to the reports surrounding Mike Riley and Wisconsin’s head coaching gig, there was also an actual practice that took place. And as Oregon State prepares to take on Texas in the Alamo Bowl on Dec. 29, Mike Riley looked like he was having the time of his life on Friday calling the plays for the Beaver offense.
Replacing an offensive catalyst
With senior wideout Markus Wheaton headed to the NFL draft this spring, Oregon State will have a huge void to fill on its depth chart.
Since his junior season, Wheaton has been the Beaver’s go-to receiver on offense. He led the team with 986 yards and 73 catches in 2011, while averaging 13.5 yards per catch.
He took that to a whole new level in 2012...
Familiar face leading Beavers
The Oregon State Beavers are off to a fantastic start to the season, currently tied for fifth in the Pac-12 at 6-2. Their lone losses on the season were close games to Alabama (62-65) and Kansas (78-84).
OSU has a great group of athletes, and it’s by far Coach Robinson’s most talented bunch since he joined the program.
Despite losing star shooter...
Devon Collier had 23 points as Oregon State overcame a listless first half to defeat the Vikings 79-74 on Wednesday night.
Joe Burton added 20 points and seven rebounds for the Beavers (6-2), who became the first Pac-12 team to play at the 1,500-seat Peter W. Stott Center on the Vikings' downtown Portland campus.
The Beavers trailed for most of the first half before pulling...