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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
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers football student tickets sell out in 55 minutes, take one minute to be put on Craigslist

The University of Wisconsin put student football tickets on sale today, and it took all of 55 minutes for them to sell out according to the university. While that was well and good, what was even more impressive is that it took about one minute after that announcement for tickets to show up on Craigslist. In a great gesture to fans, a lot of Badgers took to Twitter to thank the students...
Via Madtown Badgers
June 16, 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

Badgers coach Gary Andersen sees room for improvement

MADISON, Wis. -- The idea of finding significant areas to nitpick following a 45-0 victory may seem far-fetched to some, but Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen certainly is not among that group. After reviewing game footage of his team's dismantling of UMass in the season opener, Andersen came away feeling the Badgers still have plenty of room for improvement. And without further...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 02, 2013  |  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...
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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