Posted July 31, 2012 on
Wisconsin is known for its successful offensive lineman. Ricky Wagner hopes the be the next in a line of many, and he talks about what it will take for the Badgers to be successful this upcoming season.

Wisconsin running back Montee Ball attacked

Wisconsin Badgers senior running back Montee Ball was the victim of an "unprovoked assault" early Wednesday morning in Madison. Ball was attacked by five men near Wisconsin's campus around 2:15 a.m. Wednesday.  The men kicked Ball in the head several times after knocking him down.  Ball was taken to the hospital and released later Wednesday morning, he is still...

Badgers offensive line remains top-level

This is the fifth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 6 start of practice. July 27: Quarterbacks July 28: Running backs July 29: Wide receivers July 30: Tight ends July 31: Offensive linemen Aug. 1: Defensive linemen Aug. 2: Linebackers Aug. 3: Cornerbacks Aug. 4: Safeties Aug. 5: Specialists Aug. 6: Coaches TODAY'S POSITION: OFFENSIVE...

Police: UW's Ball victim of 'unprovoked assault'

MADISON, Wis. University of Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, a Heisman Trophy finalist last year, was the victim of what Madison Police are investigating as an "unprovoked assault" early Wednesday morning. According to a Madison Police report, witnesses said five men attacked Ball while he was walking in the 500 block of University Avenue at 2:15 a.m. CT. Ball was...

Wisconsin’s Monty Ball Attacked by 5 Men

University of Wisconsin running back Monty Ball was the victim of an “unprovoked assault” early Wednesday morning. Madison Police report Ball was attacked by five men while walking down the 500 block of University Avenue in Madison, Wisconsin at 2:15 a.m. Ball was “knocked to the ground and kicked” in the body and head. Ball was taken to the hospital with head injuries...

Wisconsin's Montee Ball Victim Of Unprovoked Attack

Madison, WI (Sports Network) - Wisconsin star running back Montee Ball was the victim of "an unprovoked assault" early Wednesday morning. According to the Madison police report, Ball was attacked by five men while walking on University Ave. He was knocked to the ground and kicked before being hospitalized with head injuries. Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema issued a...

The Sconnie Scoop: More preseason honors for football

The Blue Ribbon College Football Yearbook released its top-25 and Wisconsin stands at No. 12. Sixth-ranked Michigan is the only Big Ten team ranked ahead of the Badgers. Montee Ball, Chris Borland, and Ricky Wagner were all named first team preseason All-Americans. In other football news, the Badgers' week two showdown with Oregon State came in at No.11 on Brian Bennett...

Five assailants injure Montee Ball in ‘unprovoked assault’

Wisconsin’s Montee Ball was attacked last night in what the Madison Police are calling and unprovoked incident (Credit: AP Photo/Michael Conroy) In a press release, Wisconsin confirmed that the All-American running back “was the victim of what Madison Police are investigating as an ‘unprovoked assault’ early Wednesday morning.”  According to the police report provided...

The Sconnie Scoop: Schobert locks down a walk-on spot

Just days before the beginning of camp, the Wisconsin football team has added a late piece to the puzzle. Tom Mulhern of the Wisconsin State Journal reports that former Waukesha West standout Joe Schobert has accepted a late walk-on offer from the Badgers. Schobert played both ways for the Wolverines in high school, but it appears as though he will initially start off on the defense...

Wiscosin RB Montee Ball attacked on street

The University of Wisconsin's best football player, Running Back Montee Ball was released from a Madison area hospital early Wednesday morning after apparently being attacked while walking down the street. According to the school, Ball was treated for head injuries after 5 unknown men jumped him while walking down University Avenue near campus. The City of Madison Police reports...

Camping with the Badgers: Quarterbacks

Our camping journey with the Badgers has showcased the pass catchers over the past few days, so it's only right that we hit on the players that could be throwing them the ball today, right? Wisconsin has a young group of wide receivers on hand for 2012 and the tight end group could be the deepest the Badgers have ever had at the position, but what we'll see out of the quarterback...

Simulating the 2012 Badgers Season

Monday can't come fast enough here at MadTownBadgers, so because we're so damn anxious and a bunch of self-described sports geeks here we decided to go to the ultimate source to tell us just how this season will play out for the Badgers, you know the source as EA Sports' NCAA 13. Wisconsin is a top 5 team in the game with a 99 overall ranking. They own the 2nd best offense...

Camping With the Badgers: Tight Ends

It could be argued that since the beginning of the Bielema era Wisconsin has become sort of "Tight End U," so to speak. They've had multiple players at the position go on to NFL careers with guys like Garrett Graham, Travis Beckum, and Lance Kendricks all having some levels of success at the NFL level. Well, 2012 could provide the Badgers with the most talented group...

Badgers Eying Missouri OL

Wisconsin has poked around in the state of Missouri over the last few recruiting cycles but haven't grabbed a big name from the 'Show Me State' since Montee Ball. In terms of junior offensive lineman Roderick Johnson, he certainly would quality as a 'big' prospect.
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