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Badgers FB Watt learning, teaching teammates while out injured

MADISON, Wis. -- In some respects, Derek Watt's football knowledge has increased over the past month. He has watched Wisconsin's home games high above Camp Randall Stadium from the team offices, taken an elevator down toward the team locker room and imparted wisdom of what he's seen to the other fullbacks at halftime. "It is a different perspective seeing the whole...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Warren Herring, Derek Watt to miss extended time for Badgers

The Wisconsin Badgers 28-24 loss to LSU was more costly than just the 0-1 record, as we saw defensive linemen Konrad Zagzebski and Warren Herring go down. Zagzebski appears like he will return in a few weeks, but the status of Herring was a bit murkier. On Wednesday night, Jim Polzin of the Wisconsin State Journal is reporting that Herring is set to miss some extended time with a...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Coach Gary Andersen Won His Entire Team Bucket Hats With A Perfect 60-Yard Golf Ball Chip

Wisconsin’s football players probably have a decent amount of Badgers gear, but earlier this week, they each apparently gained one more item for their wardrobe – a bucket hat. Badgers head coach Gary Andersen held a contest called the “bucket hat challenge”, which featured one player from each position group trying to land a golf ball inside the Wisconsin “W” at midfield...
Via College Spun
August 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 13: Derek Watt

  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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers FB Derek Watt prepares for bigger role, possible TE duties

MADISON, Wis. -- A year ago, fullback Derek Watt touched the ball on approximately .004385 percent of plays during Wisconsin's entire football season. And if that number seems particularly miniscule to you, that's because it is. In total, Wisconsin ran 912 plays from scrimmage. Watt finished the season with one rush for eight yards and three catches for 20 yards with a touchdown...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

MTBTV: Derek Watt at Media Day

Welcome to the debut of our rebranded video efforts. You can now find all that we do in video form here at MTBTV. In the coming weeks and months you'll see new features and programming coming under that umbrella.  Starting it all off is a segment of our interview with Badger fullback Derek Watt from this past Friday at Wisocnsin's Media Day. Enjoy!  Also, if...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers FB Watt gaining experience, mass

MADISON, Wis. Derek Watt gripped and sipped a plastic cup of sludge after practice on Monday. Or, more specifically, a brightly colored, thick protein shake blend that reeked of peanut butter. In the crucial months between football seasons, Watt is learning the importance of calories and weight gain from Wisconsin's trainers and nutritionists. Developing the right kind of bulk...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 02, 2013  |  Discuss

The MTB Brain Trust: Surprises on the Depth Chart?

Watt is Looking to Step into new role as starting FB? Hopefully you're reading this site on a daily basis and chances are if you have done that in any amount of time you've probably wondered what the hell is going through our heads from time to time, right? Well today we're introducing our newest weekly feature called The Brain Trust were we'll give you a...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Watt will try hand at fullback

MADISON, Wis. Derek Watt was no stranger to being a two-way football player as a prep standout at Pewaukee (Wis.) High School. So perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that Watt has taken to a position switch this quickly at the University of Wisconsin. Watt, a redshirt freshman, has spent just three days playing fullback for the Badgers after moving from his linebacker spot...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 16, 2012  |  Discuss

Extra Wattage in the Middle

After spending last year working as an outside linebacker on the Wisconsin defense's scout team, redshirt freshman Derek Watt has been moved to the center of UW's defense. After being one of the units top playmakers in two scrimmages, the move shows that Watt is a fast learner.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
April 27, 2012  |  Discuss
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