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MADISON -- James White has become the most complete running back that Gary Andersen has ever coached. It was White's performance in the Wisconsin Badgers' 27-17 win over BYU that seemed to confirm that in Andersen's mind.
White rushed for 147 yards on 23 carries with two touchdowns. He also added a career-high six receptions for 47 yards and a touchdown. But none of those touches were the first thing that Andersen thought of when asked about White after the game.
"Everybody sees him on the ball, everybody sees him scoring those big touchdowns, and trust me, those are tremendous plays," Andersen said. "But there was one play in the game that was a corner blitz; a corner was free off the edge. There's no way (quarterback) Joel (Stave) gets that ball off."
Unless White came to the rescue, which he did. Most impressive for the senior running back on that play was that he said it "probably technically wasn't my responsibility in the protect...
BEST OF MAXIM
BYU and Wisconsin came in wanting to run the ball effectively, but it was Wisconsin that got the job done on Saturday as the Badgers won in front of 80,191 fans at Camp Randall Stadium.
"It's a great win," said Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen. "Kids played extremely hard. I thought that was maybe, overall, our best team victory. Just every aspect of the...
Wisconsin wins at home against a tough BYU squad 27-17. The Badgers now sit at 7-2 while the Cougars are 6-3. James White had a total of 3 TDs (2 on the ground) and his Defense confused and halted the usually solid running game. Up next for the Badgers is a home game against Indiana.
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MADISON, Wis. -- Gary Andersen was pleased that the rest of the Wisconsin Badgers' defense didn't just wait around for Chris Borland to make a play. Maybe it was the previous seven quarters operating without their star linebacker that taught the Badgers that lesson. But with Borland back on the field in Saturday's 27-17 win over BYU, his performance certainly allowed...
Looking over the box score, one might think that Saturday’s game between BYU and Wisconsin was close. But the stats don’t tell the story of the game in which the Badgers man-handled the Cougars on both sides of the ball.
In almost every aspect of the game, the Cougars kept up with the Badgers in Madison…statistically. Wisconsin managed 425 yard of total offense, and BYU was...
Life got in the way of Wisconsin defensive end Tyler Dippel's football season.
After missing a game because of a serious family issue, the senior returned to Madison on Friday night. Then he gave thanks to his teammates before Saturday's 27-17 win over BYU and played.
It gave an emotional lift to a tight-knit team playing its most complete football of the season.
The BYU Cougars will hit the road on Saturday to take on the No. 23 Wisconsin Badgers.
Both BYU (6-2) and Wisconsin (6-2) will be seeking out their seventh win of the season.
Coverage of the game between BYU and Wisconsin will air on ESPN beginning at 3:30 pm ET from Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, WI.
Bronco Mendenhall and the BYU Cougars travel to Madison to take on Gary Andersen and the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall Stadium on ESPN at 3:30...
He may not be as big as Ohio State’s Carlos Hyde or as fast as Oregon’s De’Anthony Thomas, but you will be hard-pressed to find a running back in all of college football as complete as he is.
Heck, he’s not even the fastest or biggest running back on his team.
The running back we’re talking about is the Wisconsin Badgers senior and jack-of-all-trades, James White.
The two top dogs in the Big Ten have the week off, but there is still a solid slate of games in the conference that will have postseason implications.
Let’s see how our writers are picking the games:
Penn State at Minnesota
Ryan Osbahr: The Gophers have a strong enough running game to carve up a dismal Penn State defense. PSU does not play well on the road, I’m going Minnesota...
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It’s a football Saturday in Madison, but let’s not forget about that nice win last night quite yet.
We went over the stats a little bit last night, but let’s delve a little deeper. I think you’ll see that Wisconsin showed both its strengths and weaknesses last night.
First, the good:
Josh Gasser looks like...
Josh Gasser and Duje Dukan watched from the bench a season ago as Wisconsin struggled to find consistency from the 3-point and free throw line. In the 2013-14 season opener, both players made those two areas a strength, leading the 20th-ranked Badgers to an 86-75 win over St. John's at the Sanford Pentagon.
Nathan Veloz got a chance to see Iowa last weekend as he watched the Hawkeyes take his home-state Wisconsin Badgers. The Class of 2015 lineman was amazed by the atmosphere at Kinnick Stadium and talked about the visit with Hawkeye Insider.
Josh Gasser scored 19 points to lead five players in double figures, as No.20 Wisconsin won its 12th straight season opener, delivering an impressed 86-75 victory over St. John's in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Wisconsin Badgers Head Coach Gary Andersen ended one of his post-game statements with “7-2 baby,” and deservedly so.
Andersen and Wisconsin jubilantly knocked off BYU 27-17 in front of a packed house at Camp Randall to improve to 7-2 on the season.
The Badgers put together a balanced performance which should have voters turning their heads and moving the Badgers up the BCS Standings...