Found November 05, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. Joel Stave may have the looks of a pretty boy, but he considers himself to be a tough guy. So don't be fooled when the Wisconsin quarterback admits to welling up with tears when he walked off the field Oct. 27 during the second half against Michigan State."As I passed my mom in the stands, she was kind of crying," Stave said. "That never helps."Stave would soon learn he had suffered a broken left collarbone. But the most painful realization, Stave said, came in knowing his season was likely over, as was his firm grasp on the starting quarterback job."Right when I got tackled, I could kind of hear it," said Stave, who met with the media Monday for the first time since sustaining his injury. "I was able to touch it and feel a bit of a lump there, so I assumed it was a break. After the doctors came out there, that's what they said."I was just really disappointed that I didn't get to finish the game. I kind of figured th...

Wisconsin coach mum on starting QB decision

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UW receivers lack production after Abbrederis

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Bielema Refuses to Publicly Announce Starter at QB

Joel Stave is still throwing the ball around and embracing the team, but he won't be starting a game anytime soon as we all know and his replacement will remain a mystery following Monday's weekly press conference for head coach Bret Bielema.  He refused to name a starting quarterback publicly and indicated that the quarterbacks won't be available to the media leading...

Taking a look at the Wisconsin Badgers past opponents this season

  In order to determine where you’re at, sometimes you have to examine where you’ve been. It’s no different for the 2012 Wisconsin Badgers football team. With the Badgers on a bye this past weekend, it’s only appropriate to check in with all the opponents they have played so far this season. 1.) Northern Iowa Panthers (3-6, 2-4) Result Against UW: 26-21 loss at Camp Randall...

Bielema remains silent on starting quarterback

MADISON, Wis. Seven weeks ago, Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema played coy with the media when asked to name his starting quarterback for the team's game that Saturday against UTEP. "They know what's going on," he said at the time. "You won't talk to them, but they know." On Monday, you could've taken the tape from that press conference...


Apologies to those following this countdown as I got a bit sidetracked on it but we're back today to look at #10 Senior Guard Dan Fahey. There's just 6 days left until the Badgers' season opener on Sunday! * 17 Fahey has appeared in 17 games in his 3 year career at UW, including 9 last season. He's tallied up 23 minutes, 2 points and 8 rebounds in his career...


Amazingly we are just 5 days away from the start of the Badgers basketball season and tomorrow night is the exhibition game. All this means we are just Ryan Evans from things getting going and his play could be a key indicator of the season Wisconsin is about to have. He certainly was a key cog in last season's Sweet 16 run. * 30.5 Evans was 2nd on the team last year in...
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