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Russell Wilson throws out first pitch for Rangers

ARLINGTON, Texas - After quarterbacking a team to a Super Bowl win, the pressure of throwing out the first pitch before a major league game was nothing to Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. Wilson also happens to be a former minor league infielder whose baseball rights are still owned by the Texas Rangers. That's why Wilson was able to calmly zip a fastball into the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Unwavering confidence has spurred Wilson's journey to Super Bowl

Russell Wilson stood before a crowd of reporters and answered questions with the poise and confidence many had come to expect. He talked about overcoming the odds, about the effort and energy required to reach this point in his life and about never allowing a big stage to engulf him. And though the answers might have sounded cliché if delivered from someone else, they somehow sounded...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers fans fail with Russell Wilson billboard in Raleigh

Wisconsin Badgers fans failed miserably trying to troll North Carolina State with this Russell Wilson billboard in Raleigh, NC.
Via Gamedayr
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers make Russell Wilson unique Rule 5 Draft pick

The odds of Russell Wilson actually suiting up for the Rangers are slim, actually probably none, but that didn't stop Texas from making some headlines Thursday by selecting former University of Wisconsin and current Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in the Rule 5 Draft. Wilson played baseball and football at North Carolina State from 2008-10 and was drafted by Colorado...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers QB O'Brien brushes off Wilson comparisons

The comparisons between new Wisconsin quarterback Danny O'Brien and predecessor Russell Wilson are inevitable, given their similar backgrounds. Both players transferred from ACC schools and were eligible to play right away. But going into the 12th-ranked Badgers' season opener against Northern Iowa on Saturday, coach Bret Bielema (BEE'-leh-mah) hopes people give O'...
Via AP on Fox
August 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilson created high expectations for O'Brien

MADISON, Wis. In the business world, few people are hailed as saviors of a company before ever setting foot in the office for their first day on the job.No matter how talented an individual, most folks understand it usually takes time and patience to comprehend all the complex nuances required to succeed in any profession.Does a young lawyer win a million-dollar case after one week...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Marylands OBrien will transfer to Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. For the second straight season, the University of Wisconsin football team will solve its quarterback problems with a graduate transfer student. Given that worked out pretty well with Russell Wilson last season, Badgers football coach Bret Bielema was pleased to announce Wednesday that Danny O'Brien, who started 17 games at Maryland in the past two years, has committed...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Wilson draws transfer prospects for Wisconsin

Russell Wilson's success as a one-year transfer has reaped an unexpected benefit for Wisconsin. Coach Bret Bielema says Wilson's smooth transition into the program and his emergence as one of the nation's top quarterbacks has caused an uptick in players who want to transfer to the school. He says about 10 players have contacted Wisconsin to discuss possibly finishing...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2011  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Russell Wilson shines as Badgers move up Big Ten standings

Montee Ball continued his dominant play and set the conference record for touchdowns in a season. He is now 12 behind Barry Sanders' NCCA record of 39. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia) Russell Wilson completed 16 of 17 passes for 178 yards and four touchdowns to lead Wisconsin past Minnesota, 42-13. The victory was never in doubt, as the Gophers managed just 156 yards of offense compared...
Via isportsweb.com
November 13, 2011  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers Football: What went wrong?

The Wisconsin Badgers knew the toughest part of their schedule would be consecutive road games against two of the most consistently dominant teams in the Big Ten, but they probably didn’t expect those two games to turn out the way they did. Now, after two late, soul-crushing losses, the Badgers are on the outside of the Big Ten title race, needing help from other teams to have...
Via isportsweb.com
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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