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Badgers players get heads shaved to support cancer research

MADISON, Wis. -- In an unofficial poll of Wisconsin football players, Badgers linebacker Ethan Armstrong would likely finish second in the voting for best movie-star looks (behind quarterback Joel Stave and his flowing blonde mane, of course). One of the defining characteristics of Armstrong's appearance has been his long hair, which he'd spent more than a year growing out...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Armstrong ready to take off at new position

Going into Friday's media day at Camp Randall Stadium we thought we knew it all about the linebacker position group at Wisconsin, but everyone was proven wrong as head coach Gary Andersen announced the move of senior linebacker Ethan Armstrong from inside linebacker to the field side linebacker (F-Linebacker) spot in the new 3-4 scheme.  "Ethan will be playing the F...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

This season's Badgers excited to study playbook on new iPads

MADISON, Wis. -- Heavy playbooks that stuffed binders to their gills are a thing of the past for Wisconsin's football program. In its place, sleekly designed iPads are providing players with a 21st century touch for their studies. All 105 players on Wisconsin's roster received iPad playbooks Thursday upon arriving for the start of fall camp. Several instantly took to Twitter...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers' Armstrong ignores pain, plays on

MADISON, Wis. By nature, football players are supposed to be tough. Sprain an ankle, rub some dirt on it, get back in the game. Pain is considered weakness, and weakness does not amount to winning.Given the disdain players generally show for sitting out with an injury, it's certainly not unusual for them to play through pain. But University of Wisconsin linebacker Ethan Armstrong...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Sunday Morning Hangover: Armstrong's Emergence Is Huge

I'm guessing everyone is talking this morning about how awesome that fourth quarter was to watch. I mean we saw the return of what we're used to seeing from Montee Ball, the offensive line finally showed up, and of course we saw what's becoming common place - a long TD from Joel Stave to Jared Abbrederis. All of that is amazing and hopefully a positive sign of things...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Well-liked Badgers LB earns scholarship

MADISON, Wis. Bret Bielema stood at the front of Wisconsin's meeting room Tuesday night to make an announcement about scholarship additions to the team. Bielema, the Badgers' football coach, was rewarding a walk-on for his hard work in the program.Walk-on linebacker Ethan Armstrong, a fourth-year junior and projected starter this season, had waited years to hear his name...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers LB Armstrong out of hospital after injury

Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema says backup linebacker Ethan Armstrong has left the hospital but is expected to need surgery after injuring his hip in the Badgers' victory over Penn State on Saturday. Armstrong was hurt on a kickoff in the second quarter of Saturday's game, and was taken off the field in an ambulance after spending several minutes down on the field. Bielema...
Via AP on Fox
November 27, 2011  |  Discuss

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