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Ranking the Big Ten's Running Backs for 2014

The Big Ten is well-stocked with talent at running back for 2014. Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon is a projected first-team All-American, while...
Via Athlon Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 1: Melvin Gordon

  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 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon Scouting Report

Melvin Gordon RB Wisconsin #25 Ht: 6’1″ Wt: 207 All of our scouting reports are available to our premium members. If you would like access to our 2015 scouting reports, click here to sign up. Overview: Gordon is a home run threat, but isn’t the complete package at this stage of his career. He almost exclusively tries to bounce his runs to the outside—which he does...
Via DraftAce
May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 10, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Comparison to 1999-2000 Rose Bowl winning team

The last time the Wisconsin Badgers were victorious in Pasadena, California was in the 2000 Rose Bowl game. Barry Alvarez was head coach of the Wisconsin football team at the time when the Badgers (9-2, 7-1 Big Ten) prevailed over Stanford (8-3) 17-9. Through the first 7 games of the 1999-2000 Wisconsin football season, the Badgers found themselves (5-2, 3-1 Big Ten) with a dominant...
October 28, 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

Gordon still aiming to be starting running back

MADISON, Wis. The competitor inside Melvin Gordon truly wanted to leave spring practices as Wisconsin's starting running back. The realist in Gordon understood that a sprained ankle, coupled with an excellent spring from teammate James White, meant attaining such a goal was unlikely. Still, Gordon couldn't help but feel as though he left his best performances somewhere in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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