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Injuries further Badgers' wide receiver concerns

MADISON, Wis. -- At times this spring, Wisconsin's wide receiver unit has resembled something of an infirmary all its own. And for a group desperately trying to prove it is not the weak link in the Badgers' offense, well, having an extraordinarily high number of injuries hasn't exactly inspired much confidence. Consider that three of the team's possible top four receivers...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Badger Spring Game Preview: What to watch on defense ☆

Its just about 24 hours until Camp Randall fills up a bit for the first time since November and the annual Badgers spring game gets underway. Yesterday we began looking at what we should be watching for on Saturday afternoon, checking in on the offensive side of the ball. Today, it’s the defense getting the same treatment, and if spring practice tells us anything this defense could...
Via Madtown Badgers
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Gordon says national championship is goal, but Andersen 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
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Badger Spring Game Preview: What to Watch on Offense ☆

Is it just us, the Final Four run or the insanely long winter…but does anyone else feel as though the annual Badger spring football game sure snuck up on us all this year? I’m guessing it’s a combination of the last two. Reality is, come Saturday afternoon the Badgers will be on full display in the annual spring game. However, it won’t be the same as in previous years as...
Via Madtown Badgers
9 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: 5 Biggest Questions Heading Into 2014

The Wisconsin Badgers basketball team just went through a Final Four run in college basketball that seemed improbable. Now the football team gets a chance to show that eve with a slew of graduates, this is still a team that can contend for a Big Ten title.Teams like Ohio State and Michigan State figure to have a say in that. Acording to Athlon.com, Gary Andersen stepped into a well...
Via Football Nation
9 days ago  |  Discuss

B10 stars Abdullah, Gordon top returning rushers

After passing on opportunities to declare for the NFL draft, running backs Ameer Abdullah of Nebraska and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the country's top two returning rushers.
Via FOXSports.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joel Stave's shoulder injury a serious concern for Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Badgers are shutting down their starting quarterback for the rest of the spring, and how Joel Stave responds to shoulder rehab remains to be seen.
Via FOXSports.com
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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
Via Madtown Badgers
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Stave shut down for rest of spring, sore shoulder a 'concern'

MADISON, Wis. -- Nobody assumed the end of spring football practices would bring any closure to Wisconsin's starting quarterback battle. But the latest development surrounding last season's starter, Joel Stave, has put the race in an even greater state of flux. Stave did not practice on Tuesday and will miss the remainder of spring football, including the team's annual...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Fan’s Ultimate Bloody Mary Is A Heavenly Creation

This bloody mary created by a Wisconsin Badgers fan is the ultimate food and drink combination.
Via Gamedayr
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Player Speak: Mitchell, Ibrahim

Once again, Rachid Ibrahim steps in to help at running back. From getting a late offer from Pitt in his recruitment, then moving from safety to running back, to now being the main running back at the end of spring, Ibrahim has already proved how important he can be. Reggie Mitchell talks about his long wait to the field, after transferring from Wisconsin.
Via pittsburgh.scout.com
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Stave Out Rest of Spring – What Does it Mean? ☆

On Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that Wisconsin junior quarterback Joel Stave would be shut down for the rest of spring with shoulder issues. This injury couldn’t happen at a worse time, as Stave is locked in what appears to be a heated battle with fellow junior, Tanner McEvoy, for the starting quarterback job.  #Badgers Stave (shoulder) shut down for rest of spring. Says...
Via Madtown Badgers
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Guarded Optimism

Now that the bars have finally cleared out and the sports talk radio shows are half way finished over analyzing the Wisconsin loss to Kentucky in the 2014 NCAA Final Four semi-final, 74-73 thriller, attention is now turning to the 2014-15 season and a return trip to the Big Dance for the Badgers, this time in Indianapolis. Whoa Nelly! Hold on a minute, Traevon Jackson hasn’t finished...
Via Overtime
11 days ago  |  Discuss

The 2013-14 Wisconsin Badgers Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

When Traevon Jackson’s attempt at a game-winning shot rattled out as time expired, the Wisconsin Badgers’ magical NCAA tournament run came to a bitter end. Just moments earlier, Kentucky’s Aaron Harrison buried a cold-blooded, go-ahead 3-pointer to give the Wildcats a 74-73 lead with 5.7 seconds remaining in the game. The clutch shot was just another in a remarkable tournament...
Via Midwest Sports Fans
11 days ago  |  Discuss

In wake of Final Four loss, Badgers set sights on returning next season

Arlington, Texas -- Wading through emotions in the minutes after the most difficult loss Wisconsin's players had ever endured was no easy task Saturday night. Without the benefit of time to reflect and dull the pain, a mix of shock and disappointment permeated the locker room with little room for much else. Still, glimmers of hope for the future were evident after Kentucky'...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
11 days ago  |  Discuss

James White: Going on NFL visits

In his latest blog post for FOXSportsWisconsin.com as he prepares for the NFL Draft, former Badgers running back James White talks about his visits to NFL teams.
Via FOXSports.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite disappointing ending, Badgers' memorable season was culture-changing

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Back in October, before the college basketball season began and before Wisconsin staked a claim as one of the very best programs in the nation, Badgers point guard Traevon Jackson spoke of trying to change a culture. Anybody who'd watched Wisconsin over the past decade or so knew the culture already was pretty darn good. But Jackson, in particular, was willing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Anderson Ready for What's Next

Although he had the option to return next season, Evan Anderson is excited to have ended his Wisconsin career in the Final Four.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers hoops 2014-15 way too early preview ☆

While the sting of a one-point loss to Kentucky in the national semi-final is still there, the truth is—it’s time to move on. The Badgers season may have ended bitterly, but the future could be very bright. So, let’s take a look at what the next season, the 2014-15 season, could be like.  Can the Badgers make another run on the national scene next year? Will UW be able to...
Via Madtown Badgers
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo Gallery - Kentucky (NCAA FInal Four)

Badger Nation Photographer Max Siker showcases these images from Wisconsin Badgers season finale at NCAA Final Four at ATT Stadium (Siker/14)
Via wisconsin.scout.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Unheralded reserves Koenig, Dukan nearly helped Badgers to win

ARLINGTON, Texas -- If the shot drops and Wisconsin wins, the story of heroes shifts dramatically.  If Traevon Jackson buries the pull-up jumper Saturday night as time expires, he is revered as the most clutch shooter in Badgers history. Meanwhile, the performances of reserves Bronson Koenig and Duje Dukan to keep Wisconsin close then become more than afterthoughts. Alas, Jackson...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Unheralded reserves Koenig, Dukan nearly helped Badgers to win

The heroic -- and unexpected -- play of reserves Bronson Koenig and Duje Dukan in the Final Four was almost enough for the Badgers to knock off Kentucky on Saturday.
Via FOXSports.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin figures to rebound after Final Four run

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) The Wisconsin Badgers need a moment.
Via FOXSports.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

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