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Borland recruiting loss stings, but not time to write off Paul Chryst and Co.

Tuf Borland was supposed to be wearing Cardinal and White — his dad was a Badger after all. Tristian Pipp was a shoo-in to be a Badger — after all, he’s from in-state and a legit three-star linebacker. Except neither of those two things have happened. Pipp, a two-sport star at Greenfield (Wis.) High School surprised a lot in Badger nation and in football recruiting circles...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: who will be the first Badger drafted?

On the eve of the 2014 NFL Draft, college players across the country will anxiously wait in their homes or hotels before the most important weekend of their athletic careers. Three Wisconsin Badgers were selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, which was the least amount of Badgers taken in the draft since 2010. The last three NFL Drafts have seen a Wisconsin player selected in the first...
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: what to expect in Gary Andersen’s encore season

Fans are eager to see what coach Gary Andersen has in store for his encore season. (isportsweb photo)   Gary Andersen heads into his first full offseason as Wisconsin’s head coach and fans are anticipating his encore season after posting a respectful 6-2 record in the Big Ten last year. The 2014 season will be Andersen’s sixth season as a head coach in Division I and he holds...
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Borland answer for Packers at inside linebacker?

INDIANAPOLIS -- Chris Borland dismissed concerns about his height. He's heard plenty about his stature since first playing football in ninth grade. As the former Wisconsin Badgers inside linebacker sat at a table surrounded by reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine, he showed supreme confidence in his ability to play at the next level, regardless of his undersized 5-foot-11 frame...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sconnie Scoop: Borland One of ESPN's Ultimate 300

It's been awhile since our "Sconnie Scoop" has made an appearance, but with the offseason it's perfect timing for a return.  Today there's talk of Chris Borland, an A for effort F for execution burn and more! Come inside and enjoy the latest from around the Badgersphere.  First up is some more recognition for now former Badger linebacker Chris Borland. The folks over at...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: 2013 Wisconsin Football Awards

The No.19-ranked Wisconsin Badgers (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) hopes of earning a chance of playing in a BCS bowl game came to a heart-wrenching collapse after falling to the Penn State Nittany Lions 31-24. However, the efforts and hard work of this Wisconsin football team did not go unnoticed. The Badger’s will face the No.9-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks (10-2, 6-2 SEC) in the top non...
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Several Badgers honored with Big Ten awards

MADISON, Wis. -- Chris Borland said earlier this season he understood missing nearly two games could cost him an opportunity at several postseason awards. But coaches and media members ultimately were able to look past his hamstring injury and see the value he added to Wisconsin's defense. On Monday, Borland was named as a consensus first-team All-Big Ten selection and the winner...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: BCS hope for Badgers

Just two weeks after being stuck in neutral in the BCS Standings, Wisconsin football suddenly has very realistic hopes of earning a BCS at-large bid. The No. 15 Badgers have steadily moved into position to play in one of college football’s most prestigious bowl games. When the rankings were initially released last month, Wisconsin was not even ranked. The team then advanced slowly...
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen: Chris Borland's legacy off field will be great, too

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the mediaTuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference ahead of theBadgers' regular-season finale against Penn State.Andersen discussed the success of this senior class,cornerback Sojourn Shelton's development and linebacker Chris Borland's legacyat Wisconsin.Here is the full transcript of Andersen's conference call...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

5 things: Badgers defense, Borland once again prove they among best

One of the most difficult border battle challenges in years ended in much the same way Wisconsin fans have grown accustomed to over the past decade: with a Badgers victory. It certainly wasn't of the blowout variety that has transpired recently, but the Badgers will take it all the same. Wisconsin squeezed by Minnesota 20-7 on Saturday afternoon at TCF Bank Stadium and kept alive...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

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