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Yesterday was the first official watch list day for college football fans. The Maxwell Football Club got it all started with the initial release of the watch lists for the Maxwell Award and Bednarik Award. Can LSU's Tyrann Mathieu become the first defensive back to win consecutive Bednarik Awards for the first time in the award's relatively young history? Can Wisconsin running back Montee Ball or South Carolina's Marcus Lattimore break up the monotony of quarterbacks winning the Maxwell Award, or will someone like USC's Matt Barkley continue the trend for quarterbacks? Michael Felder doesn't think so over at Bleacher Report.
We here at Crystal Ball Run are returning to our conference preview coverage this week. We honored the ACC two weeks ago and discussed the playoff era last week. This week we have moved through the Rocky Mountains and up and down the west coast by beginning to look at the Pac-12. First we took a history lesson on the Pac-12 and asking the ...
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The accolades keep coming for Wisconsin running back Montee Ball. In addition to being named to the Maxwell Award watch list, Ball was tabbed as the No. 1 running back in the Big Ten by ESPN’s Adam Rittenberg.
While Ball heads the list of ten men, he is not the lone Badger to receive mention. James White comes in at No. 8.
Defensive lineman Darius Latham added to a growing...
Over the next two weeks the National College Football Awards Association will roll out their respective watch lists and it all starts with two of the biggest in the Maxwell Award (Outstanding Collegiate Player of the Year) and the Bednarik Award (Defensive Player of the Year) announcing theirs first today.
Wisconsin saw RB Montee Ball have his name placed on the Maxwell Award...
Here's the bad news first about the number of available football scholarships at Wisconsin for the Class of 2013: For the second straight year, it's small.
Now, for the good news: Limited numbers also means Wisconsin can afford to be picky with its offers.
If the Badgers' recent string of offers and subsequent commitments is any indication, they've done quite well...
MADISON, Wis. University of Wisconsin teammates Montee Ball and Chris Borland have been named to two preseason watch lists for a pair of major college football awards.Ball, a senior running back, is on the watch list for the Maxwell Award, presented annually to the outstanding collegiate player of the year. Borland, a junior linebacker, is among the candidates for the Chuck Bednarik...
What will 2012 have in store?
Do the Beavers have any fight in them?
That’s the Oregon St. Beavers record from just a season ago; a season so riddled with failures that OSU’s enemies from down south barely uttered any semblance of trash talk because, well, the wounds were deep enough.
A home loss to Sacramento State (an FCS team who hadn’t beaten an FBS school since 2002...
MADISON, Wis. Chalk up two more University of Wisconsin football players to preseason watch lists for major college football awards.
The latest Badgers to make the cut are junior center Travis Frederick and junior tight end Jacob Pedersen. On Tuesday, Frederick was named to the watch list for the Rimington Trophy, presented annually to the most outstanding center in college football...
We're officially entering the final countdown (cue Europe now) to the start of the college football season as over the next two weeks the National College Football Awards Association will unveil the watch lists for the various awards up for grabs. Today, they kicked things off with the two biggest awards, the Maxwell (outstanding collegiate player of the year) and the Bednarik...
The Big Ten Conference announced today the 36 players attending the 2012 Big Ten Media Days and Kickoff Luncheon, held Thursday and Friday, July 26 and 27, at the Hyatt Regency McCormick Place and McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago. The 41st annual luncheon is one of the most exciting and unique preseason events in college football.
The event features all 12 conference...
The Wisconsin men’s hockey team will be participating in the Hockey City Classic at Soldier Field on February 17, 2013.
The event, which marks the first time that outdoor hockey has been played at Soldier Field, will mark the 158th outdoor game the Badgers have played in program history and their first since the Camp Randall Hockey Classic in 2010.
Tickets go on sale to the...