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Wisconsin football: Preview of Bowling Green

After its bye week, the No. 17 Wisconsin football team hosts Bowling Green on Saturday at 11 a.m. CST. The Badgers will be faced with the task of controlling the Falcons’ fast-paced offense that put 45 points on Indiana in an upset win last weekend. Bowling Green comes in with a 2-1 record and are 27-point underdogs to the Badgers. The Falcons have played well with a backup quarterback...
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Bowling Green-Wisconsin Preview

(AP) - Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy doled out some good-natured trash talk after outrushing teammate Melvin Gordon. For once, Gordon wasn't the top runner for the 19th-ranked Badgers. After a bye week, Wisconsin is rested and ready to get its star tailback going again Saturday against visiting Bowling Green, which is looking for a second straight win over a Big Ten team...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rested No. 19 Badgers look to get Gordon going

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Wisconsin quarterback Tanner McEvoy doled out some good-natured trash talk after outrushing teammate Melvin Gordon. For once, Gordon wasn't the top runner for the 19th-ranked Badgers. After a bye week, Wisconsin (1-1) is rested and ready to get its star tailback going again this weekend against Bowling Green. ''That's tough dealing with the jokes...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers' Gordon determined to turn running game around

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon often is his own harshest critic. So the fact Gordon assessed his play this season with a "D" letter grade on Monday should be met with some reservations. Gordon is, after all, still one of the most talented and feared running backs in college football. His blend of speed and power makes him a highlight-reel in the making...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon Talks Hip Flexor Injury, Takes Responsibility For Not Playing Through It

Melvin Gordon put up big numbers in Saturday’s game against LSU, rushing for 140 yards and a touchdown on 16 carries, helping his Badgers get out to a big lead. In the second half, however, Gordon’s carry load shrunk, as did Wisconsin’s lead, and the Tigers shut out the Badgers in the fourth quarter and won the game late. There has been a lot of confusion as to the reason why...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: Gordon disappears in loss

No. 14 Wisconsin blew a 17-point third quarter lead in a 28-24 loss to the No. 13 LSU Tigers Saturday night in Houston, Texas. After a solid first half, Wisconsin’s Heisman Trophy candidate running back Melvin Gordon broke off for a 63-yard run on the first play from scrimmage in the third quarter. At that point, he had 13 carries for 139 yards and a touchdown. Gordon carried the...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: Badgers preview for LSU

The new-look Wisconsin Badgers will run out of the tunnel to face a talented LSU Tigers team in one of the most enticing games of college football’s opening weekend. The top-25 showdown features two of the most hyped running backs on Saturday night at 9 p.m. EST from Houston. Freshman phenom Leonard Fournette begins his much-anticipated college career for No. 13 LSU, while Melvin...
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon Can Be a Great Back. Can Wisconsin Be a Great Team?

The trick to keeping your composure — and your lunch — on those mid-summer stair runs is a sturdy meal.Weeks before camp, Wisconsin...
Via Athlon Sports
23 days ago  |  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

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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