Found August 15, 2012 on Madtown Badgers:
courtesy Dan Sanger/BadgerBlitz After a spring game performance that left a lot to be desired from the wide receiver group (and that's being nice) many thought this would easily be the weakest and most worrisome position group on the offensive side of the ball for Wisconsin. Fast forward to day number nine of Badgers camp and the question is shifting from can anyone else step up to can this be a position of strength for the 2012 season? It's a question that's worth exploring because most of the "talent" we saw in spring has taken a back seat to players that weren't there either do to injury or because they weren't yet on campus. Whatever the reason, this isn't the same unit we saw dropping passes left and right and lacking any chemistry with the QB's just a few months ago.  Just over a week into camp and the presumption that Jeff Duckworth is going to be the 2nd wide receiver needs to be gone. Sure, he's got experience, but at...

Well-liked Badgers LB earns scholarship

MADISON, Wis. Bret Bielema stood at the front of Wisconsin's meeting room Tuesday night to make an announcement about scholarship additions to the team. Bielema, the Badgers' football coach, was rewarding a walk-on for his hard work in the program.Walk-on linebacker Ethan Armstrong, a fourth-year junior and projected starter this season, had waited years to hear his name...

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With perennial Big Ten powers Ohio State and Penn State suffering through controversy and Michigan taking a step back for a couple of years, the Wisconsin Badgers have cemented their status among the league’s elite.  Bret Bielema has transitioned from the Barry Alvarez Era without missing a beat.  Another transfer quarterback steps under center in Madison, but it will be their...

Welcome to Wisconsin Sound Off LIVE!

We're always trying to give you the most in-depth coverage that we can and we're proud to announce our partnership with The Vault in De Pere as we bring you the only LIVE pre and post game show dedicated to Badgers football by fans, for fans! That's right, we are re-launching Wisconsin Sound Off LIVE! It'll take place during each Badger away game and along with...

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It's not too often you see a former walk-on wide receiver become the teams leading receiver, let alone becoming one of the conference's top ranked wide receivers coming into a season. For Jared Abbrederis those are things he's readily embracing as the Badgers look to go to a third straight rose bowl or beyond in 2012.  "I definitely want to be the No. 1 wide...
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