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Last weekend in the NFL Draft, Wisconsin Badgers offensive linemen Peter Konz and Kevin Zeitler were taken in the first two rounds. Ricky Wagner should be a first round pick in 2013. In 2011, Gabe Carimi, John Mofitt, tight Lance Kendricks, and another guy who didn’t even start during his college football days in Madison were all drafted.
In short, if you make the starting five up front in Camp Randall, and you grasp the pro style offense of the Badgers, you’ll probably get your chance to in the NFL after your senior year. It’s an OL factory for the professional ranks. Another name you can count among them is guard/center Travis Frederick, an incoming junior.
But what makes Frederick so special is that he has the potential to have a very bright future even without football.
He may well be the smartest guy in not just the Big Ten, but all of college football.
Frederick has a computer engineering and computer science double major. When you factor in the time commitment of the foot...
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The most recent story popping up all over the interwebs is pertaining to the recent ticket Wisconsin star running back Montee Ball received this weekend. Apparently Ball received a $429 fine for standing on someone’s porch during the annual Mifflin Street block party. The two details we have are that the resident didn’t want Ball on...
Every year it's becoming more and more ridiculous at the annual Mifflin Street Block Party and just when you think you've heard it all something new and totally ludicrous happens to spice up the lore. Early Saturday afternoon reports from friends and via twitter began to surface that star Badger running back Montee Ball was arrested at the annual drunk fest.
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin running back Montee Ball, a finalist for this year's Heisman Trophy, was arrested for trespassing Saturday after refusing to leave the porch of an apartment.
Madison Police Department Lt. Trevor Knight confirmed to FOXSportsWisconsin.com that the arrest came during the Mifflin Street Block Party, an annual event held the first Saturday of each May in...
Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema likes to take a running back in every recruiting cycle, so who are the Badgers targeting to help fill the void of Montee Ball in 2013? Badger Nation looks at the position.
By Chris Williams, CycloneFanatic.com Publisher
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Jarrod Uthoff wrapped up his official visit to Iowa State on Friday afternoon without making a commitment to head coach Fred Hoiberg.
This was to be expected though. Uthoff, a 6-foot-8 forward who is transferring away from Wisconsin, entered this trip to Ames planning to take his time in...