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Badgers positional preview: Running backs

  This is the second in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 4 start of practice. You can find the entire series here. Today's position: Running backs Rating (1-to-10 scale): 10 Projected starter: Melvin Gordon (redshirt junior) Key backups: Corey Clement (sophomore), Austin Ramesh (redshirt freshman) The breakdown: Corey Clement called...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 3: Corey Clement

  Wisconsin Badgers beat writer Jesse Temple will be analyzing 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...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers' Clement catches own downfield pass

Corey Clement is in line to be Wisconsin's No. 2 running back this fall behind Melvin Gordon. He's not listed on the depth chart at quarterback or wide receiver, although maybe he should be. In a video he posted on Instagram, Clement is shown throwing a pass downfield -- which appears to travel at least 25-30 yards -- and then running after it to make the catch. Perhaps...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Running backs preview

You have to go all the way back to 2004 to find a year in which a Wisconsin running back failed to rush for over 1,000 yards in a season. That year Anthony Davis racked up a mere 973 yards on the ground. Since then, Brian Calhoun, P.J. Hill, John Clay, James White, Montee Ball and Melvin Gordon have reached the 1,000-yard threshold. Behind burly offensive linemen, many of whom now...
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Top 3 positional battles to watch

Now that the Wisconsin Football’s spring game has come and gone, the team will not get the feel of another officiated game until their opener on August 30th. The time, starting now, leading up to their season-opener against LSU will serve as a period for the coaching staff to evaluate their current roster and begin forming a tentative depth chart. Now that team’s spring is wrapping...
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Practice Report - March 28

Although his head coach didn't want him to be tackled this spring, sophomore Corey Clement talked his way into playing during the Badgers' 80-play scrimmage Friday afternoon, and didn't disappoint in UW's first outside practice of the season.
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Andersen adds strong recruiting class for Badgers Football

Andersen adds strong recruiting class for Badgers FootballGary Andersen made it clear to the Wisconsin Badger faithful that recruiting would be a focal point during his tenure as head coach, and National Signing Day was all the proof needed to show that he fully intends to back those remarks. Andersen finished his first full recruiting class as Wisconsin’s coach by signing four...
February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsins Corey Clement practicing patience in backfield

MADISON, Wis. -- Most freshman running backs with as muchtalent as Corey Clement possesses would be the featured player in collegefootball backfields across the country. Wisconsin, of course, is unlike mostbackfields in America.At Wisconsin, two running backs rank in the top 14nationally in rushing yards per game -- and neither is Clement. SophomoreMelvin Gordon (130.6 yards) and...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin freshman Corey Clement sprinting into record books

MADISON, Wis. -- The numbers will show Corey Clement is accomplishing things only a handful of true freshmen running backs have achieved in the past decade across the Football Bowl Subdivision: 29 carries, 250 yards, three touchdowns in his first two college games. Clement, Wisconsin's next great running back, is one of just six FBS true freshmen to open a career with consecutive...
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September 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Notes: Clement Gets B1G Honor

Following his second straight 100-yard rushing performance, Wisconsin true freshman running back Corey Clement gets rewarded from the Big Ten.
September 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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