Game time set for Wisconsin's season opener vs. LSU

MADISON, Wis. -- Kickoff for Wisconsin's Aug. 30 football season opener against LSU has been set for 8 p.m. CT. The announcement came Wednesday by ESPN, which will televise the game from NRG Stadium in Houston in prime time. Badgers coach Gary Andersen said last week that playing such an important game to open the season was a task his players were already embracing. "As...
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Motivated Gordon eager for Wisconsin fall camp

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon put up some new art work on the walls of his apartment.
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Gordon says national championship is goal, but Anderson more guarded

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon very well may be a Heisman Trophy candidate in 2014. But when asked this week about his individual goals for the season, Gordon instead raised a few eyebrows with his declaration of team goals. "I didn't come back to win this or that, to win the Heisman," Gordon said Wednesday on a teleconference previewing Big Ten...
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Dangerous duo: Badgers boast talented RB tandem in Gordon, Clement

MADISON, Wis. -- Statistics will show Wisconsin running backs Melvin Gordon and James White put together the best 1-2 rushing combination by teammates in the history of Division I college football last season. The duo did, after all, rush for 3,053 yards to set a single-season FBS record and become the first teammates to each run for at least 1,400 yards. Those numbers might sound...
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Melvin Gordon Focused on Winning National Championship

Gordon says Heisman and individual goals aren’t important. Says bringing NC to Wisconsin is only focus. — MadTown Badgers (@MTBadgers) April 9, 2014
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Badgers fill running backs coach vacancy

Badgers fill running backs coach vacancyThe Wisconsin Badgers found their replacement for former running backs coach Thomas Hammock who told Gary Andersen and his coaching staff back on National Signing Day that he would be joining the Baltimore Ravens. Hammock accepted the running backs coaching vacancy of the Baltimore Ravens and will now get the opportunity to work with all-pro...
March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

RBs Gordon, Clement won't be tackled in spring camp

MADISON, Wis. -- If you're looking for some great revelation from the first spring football practice of Wisconsin's season, well, you'll have to keep looking. Contrary to what some might have hoped, a quarterback pecking order was not even considered on Wednesday -- Joel Stave and Bart Houston didn't finish practice because of class obligations. The No. 1 center was...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: A history of strong running backs

The phrase “Tailback U” has traditionally been used to refer to Southern California’s backfield, where Heisman Trophy-winning running backs Mike Garrett, O.J. Simpson, Charles White, Marcus Allen, and Reggie Bush (*) have made their homes. Recently, however, that label is more befitting of Wisconsin football. Consider that Wisconsin has the longest streak in the FBS of 1,000...
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon to return to Badgers in 2014

Ending any speculation that he might enter the NFL Draft, Melvin Gordon announced via a statement that he would be returning to Wisconsin for his junior season. As a redshirt sophomore, Gordon was eligible to enter the draft and just recently admitted he would submit his name to the draft advisory board for a grade. But a week and a half  before the Badgers are to play in the Capital...
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December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: New weapon on offense

Joel Stave turned heads in the Ohio State game. Can he keep it up? Over the past two decades, the Wisconsin Badgers have been known for having excellent running backs. From Ron Dayne to Montee Ball, Wisconsin relied on its ground attack to do damage. Combined with a formidable offensive line, the Badgers had no problem moving the ball on offense despite a tendency to have a mediocre...
October 11, 2013  |  Discuss

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