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BARRY ALVAREZ RUMORS

Wisconsin's Alvarez heading to College Football Playoff committee?

The College Football Playoff needs a committee and one noted college football dignitary has stepped forward offering his services. Wisconsin athletics director Barry Alvarez, perhaps still feeling energized by his brief return to coaching in the Rose Bowl, says he would be interested in joining any such playoff committee that has yet to be formed. According to Madison.com, the...
Via Crystal Ball Run
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss

B1G officials agree to stop scheduling ‘Little Sisters of the Poor’

It was two and half years ago, Ohio State Buckeyes school president E. Gordon Gee took a swipe at smaller schools that were vying for a spot in the BCS discussion by pointing to their lack of difficult scheduling. He cited that B1G teams played a much more difficult schedule each and every week. His comment was very demeaning to schools like Boise St and TCU at the time, and not...
Via The Victory Formation
February 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football Hires Head Coach Gary Andersen Away From Utah State

The Wisconsin Badgers have agreed to terms, and are set to hire Gary Andersen away from Utah State to be the their head football coach. This comes two weeks after former coach Bret Bielema left for the coaching position at Arkansas. The state of Wisconsin mandates that you wait two weeks to fill a state … Continue reading »
Via Hinton's Sports Highlights
December 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Barry Alvarez: Next coach will have contact clause in contract

When Bret Bielema decided to leave Wisconsin, he gave them no chance to make a counter offer and try to convince him to stay. Instead of warning Alvarez that he was talking with Arkansas about the opening, Bielema instead told Alvarez that he had accepted the job. I’ll put it to you this way, Bielema told Alvarez he accepted the job and was introduced later that same day. This...
Via College Football Section
December 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Brad Childress interested in Wisconsin job

Browns fans are ready to help pack the moving truck, and Minnesota fans are in a better mood with the sudden improved odds of recapturing Paul Bunyan’s Axe. The search continues to find Bret Bielema’s replacement for the Wisconsin Badgers, … Continue reading →
Via The Victory Formation
December 07, 2012  |  Discuss
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