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Wisconsin running back Montee Ball hasn't been cleared to practice as he recovers from a concussion sustained when he was roughed up by five men in an early morning incident near campus last week.
Badgers coach Bret Bielema says the team will work Ball back into practice slowly, and hopes he will be ready for the Sept. 1 season opener against Northern Iowa.
While police continue to investigate whether an earlier fight involving Badgers football players might have triggered the attack on Ball, Bielema doesn't believe the senior running back did anything that will jeopardize his standing on the team or his Heisman Trophy hopes.
Bielema said he believes Ball wasn't involved in the earlier fight. Bielema calls it a ''police matter that I'm letting them handle.''
BEST OF MAXIM
MADISON, Wis. Montee Ball emerged from a training room tucked inside the bowels of Camp Randall Stadium on Monday afternoon wearing his customary No. 28 red University of Wisconsin football jersey. But just as quickly as he appeared, Ball vanished from view into solitude.
On a day in which the Badgers began their first fall practice of the season, Ball, the team's marquee player...
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema admits he is the "anti-uniform" person when it comes to changing tradition on Saturdays.
Apparently, adidas provided a look that was too good even for the tradition-heavy Bielema to pass up.
On Monday, the University of Wisconsin and adidas announced that the Badgers would wear specially designed uniforms for their...
Montee Ball deserves better, so does everyone else
It’s one thing to come up with an alternate uniform that looks as bland as a quick custom uniform design in NCAA Football ’13. It’s another to practically copy and paste what another conference rival did and change a couple of color patterns.
On a day that will live in college football uniform infamy, the Wisconsin Badgers...
Montee Ball made his first public appearance since the Wisconsin running back was assaulted Aug. 1 near campus, speaking Sunday at Camp Randall Stadium during the Badgers' media day.
Bell made it clear that he didn't have anything to do with a fight before he was assaulted.
''I had nothing to do with it at all but with the police investigation still going on there...
Will we see more this from White?
It's day one of Badgers fall football camp and of course that means media speaking with coaches and players, but it also meant no clue as to what happened on the field as they got to see an impressive array of stretches and that's about all.
However, there were some news and notes, so let's get to it:
First up their are three...
Wisconsin football finally gets it's start as they open up fall training camp with the first practice of the season later today. We've broken down all the positions and the main players, but it seems like more often than not there are a few players that really spark interest and move up the depth chart. So, with that in mind we give you our "Under-the-Radar" Players...
NOT TOO BAD-GER
The Wisconsin Badgers unveild new TECHFIT football uniforms for their game against Nebraska in Lincoln Sept. 29.
Last month, Nebraska unveiled the alternate uniforms (seen below) they will wear for their game against Wisconsin on September 29.
Now, Wisconsin has decided to show off the alternate uniforms they will wear versus Nebraska on the 29th.
Wisconsin will wear the new adidas TECHFIT football uniforms for what’s being dubbed the first annual “Unrivaled Game.” The theme for...
2012 'Unrivaled Game' Uniforms for UW
It's safe to say there's a bit of a buzz for the new jerseys for the Badgers 'Unrivaled Game' against Nebraska on September 29th. That's bound to happen especially since Wisconsin's look is so iconic and conservative by nature and even more so since their national profile has never been higher following...
One last look at the Badgers roster as we give you the most complete look at Badgers heading into camp and up last, but definitely not least are the Special Teams.
The 2012 Special Teams unit will no doubt look a lot different with the graduation of their punter, kicker, and long snapper from last season.
K - Kyle French (RS So., 6'1", 193lbs.)
The Big 10 featured a handful of WILD games last season. In 2012, there will be an abundance of great matchups as well as some trap games that could come right down to the final minute.
Let's take a look at the 10 must-see-games of 2012 in the Big 10:
10. Michigan vs. Illinois
A week before a clash with Michigan State, the Wolverines will have to host an underrated Illini...
Wisconsin and Adidas have revealed their alternate uniform to be worn against Nebraska on September 29. The uniform features a prominent W on the players chest. The Wisconsin jersey seems very similar to the alternate uniforms Nebraska will be wearing for the same game.
Below is a video of Coach Bielema introducing the uniforms to the Badgers team and player reactions.
Following the opening practice of fall camp, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema addresses the media Monday, talking about Montee Ball, Danny O'Brien and snazzy new uniforms for UW's road game at Nebraska.
It was a hard fought battle for all the services of 2013 defensive end Alec James, but early on Monday night the Brookfield (WI) East product made his verbal commitment to the Wisconsin Badgers.
Officially Committed to Playing football next year at the University of Wisconsin!! and if u aint with us u in the food chain#OnWisconsin
— Alec James (@blackXsuperman) August 6...