Horrible Call By Refs Cost Wisconsin Badgers Game Against Northwestern

Refs are supposed to keep the game safe and fair, but they are not supposed to have a direct impact on the outcome of the game--but they certainly did in the Wisconsin--Northwestern game. Late in the third quarter Wisconsin punt returner Alex Erickson appeared to make a great return for a touchdown, but the refs called it back. They claimed that he had called for a fair catch.A fair...
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November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

StaTuesday: Badgers' Erickson among most targeted in nation

It has been no secret that Alex Erickson has been the main receiver for Wisconsin quarterbacks since 2014. Defenses know this, too, of course, yet teams have not been able to stop the 5-foot-10 former walk-on.   And the targets continue to pile up.   By my own research, Erickson has had double-digit targets six times in a game this season, including the last five. Overall, I have...
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November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

How the Badgers ran and passed: Game 8 at Illinois

Time for this week's look at the directions and success of Wisconsin's run game, as well as the targets thrown to by Badgers quarterbacks. So, yeah, that was different. Who had Bart Houston and Alex Erickson as the leading passer and leading rusher before the game against Illinois? No, things didn't turn out as planned and we're here to show you the successes and failures in the...
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October 27, 2015  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Full Paul Chryst Illinois post-game press conference

Hear and see Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst’s post-game press conference from his team’s 24-13 victory over Illinois. Chryst spoke on Stave’s injury, Bart Houston and Alex Erickson’s offensive day and the performance of Dave Aranda’s defense and much much more. The post VIDEO: Full Paul Chryst Illinois post-game press conference appeared first on Madtown Badgers.
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October 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Badgers' Alex Erickson lands on top 10 WR list

The Big Ten has some very good wide receivers this year that have yet to become household names around the league. So when Scout came out with their top ten wide outs in the conference for 2015, Badgers fans were pleasantly surprised to see Alex Erickson on the list.Here is what the publication had to say about the Badgers pass catcher:"There’s going to be a lot of pressure on...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers Spring Football 2015 Preview: Wide Receiver

Where or where have the wide receivers gone? First it was down to a one-man show with Jared Abbrederis and then it was really nothing much with maybe a glimmer of hope from Alex Erickson. However, the once deep and impactful crew of wide receivers has left Camp Randall. Previous Previews: Quarterback | Offensive Line | Running Back | Secondary Or so it has seemed for the better...
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February 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former walk-on Erickson has improved from 'bad' WR to 'Mr. Dependable'

MADISON, Wis. -- While most members of Wisconsin's football team jogged off the practice field Tuesday evening to snag a protein shake, shower and eat dinner, Alex Erickson remained. For more than five minutes, he ran a series of routes with Tanner McEvoy, another opportunity for receiver and quarterback to develop a rapport. Another chance for Erickson to improve just a little bit...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Erickson seen as focal point of Badgers offense going forward

Walk-on to star player, it’s a story very familiar to the Wisconsin Badgers’ program. Whether we’re talking Jim Leonhard, JJ Watt or Jared Abbrederis — the story of Wisconsinites chasing dreams and excelling in the face of incredible odds is a tale as old as the BCS era.  Just ask the 15 former walk-ons that earned there way from there to the NFL just how potent the walk...
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September 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Erickson to 2014 Badger Football

After that little break we hit our first player in the 80′s as we are now only 86 days away from kickoff in Houston. Today we feature redshirt sophomore wide receiver, Alex Erickson. Erickson’s Story So Far: - Earned his first letter in 2013, after playing in all 13 games and starting in three. - Set career highs in receptions and receiving yards against Penn State with four...
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June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 23: Alex Erickson

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Jesse Temple analyzes the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin will fare this year. Criteria...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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