Found August 09, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. Brendan Kelly popped in the game tapes this offseason and didn't like what he saw from himself in 2011. Kelly, a starting defensive end at Wisconsin, noticed he was a step slow at times and missing legitimate sack opportunities in the backfield. He wasn't alone."A lot of us d-linemen sat down and looked at the film from last year and saw those sacks that we just missed," Kelly said. "We really took a hard look at ourselves, especially on the d-line, to put pressure on the quarterbacks."Kelly and the rest of Wisconsin's defensive linemen believe they've found some answers as the Badgers prepare to open the 2012 season. Specifically, a healthier, more athletic, explosive and deeper unit could provide Wisconsin with the firepower that was lacking a year ago.For starters, the Badgers return defensive end David Gilbert, who played well through the first four games last season and appeared on his way to a breakout year, recording three sa...

Ball allowed to return to non-contact drills

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin running back Montee Ball made his first appearance on a practice field Friday since sustaining a concussion in an assault last week, although it came with one small caveat: No full contact. Not yet, anyway.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said Ball, a Heisman Trophy candidate, won't join teammates in full contact drills until Monday, Aug. 20 12 days before...

The Sconnie Scoop: Ball to return to practice

Wisconsin running back Montee Ball is expected to be in full pads at practice come Monday. Head coach Bret Bielema stated that Ball willlikely wear a green jersey for the bulk of next week and will then be able to resume full contact workouts. Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel has the story. In a poll conducted by’s Big Ten bloggers, players around the...
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