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Post-Spring Wisconsin Badgers football observations

After what could only be described as a muted, yet entertaining 2016 spring game, there certainly was plenty of things to observe about the state of the Wisconsin Badgers football program. However, that speech can come at another time. As far as this is concerned, let’s just focus on the lessons learned from 15 practices during this spring camp. Without it, we may not have some...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Healthy Clement shows off speed at Badgers spring game

MADISON, Wis. -- Corey Clement burst through the hole, with one man left to beat in the secondary.Spring scrimmage or not, the Wisconsin running back operated as if a game was on the line. The safety got pushed aside after Clement used a stiff arm.Clement was eager to leave an impression that will last through the offseason and summer, leaving any memories of an underwhelming 2015...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin RB Corey Clement back at full speed in spring ball

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Corey Clement burst through the hole, with one man left to beat in the secondary. Spring scrimmage or not, the Wisconsin running back operated as if a game was on the line. The safety got pushed aside after Clement used a stiff arm. Clement was eager to leave an impression that will last through the offseason and summer, leaving any memories of an underwhelming...
Via AP on Fox
April 25, 2016  |  Discuss

DB Nick Nelson transfers from Hawaii to Wisconsin

The Wisconsin Badgers have a good bit of transfers on their roster right now as many players have come in the play for the team in 2017. That has caused a riff in their recruiting spots for that season, but they certainly have just landed a great cornerback option in Hawaii defensive back Nick Nelson. The Hawaii Rainbow Warriors haven’t had a lot to celebrate in recent years, but...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Hawaii transfer Nick Nelson commits to Badgers, waiting on admissions

Here we go again….the University of Wisconsin admissions department vs. the football team. If you’re one to pay attention to recruiting, then you are likely well aware of how difficult it has been in the past four or five years for the Badgers football program to get transfer players in to the fold. Often times admissions denies the transfer at the final moment or delays admission...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers spring game brief, but productive for both sides of the ball

The University of Wisconsin held its annual Spring Game earlier today with the offense defeating the defense, 28-22, in a brief, two quarter scrimmage that lasted 30 minutes. “I felt it was a good finish to what I felt, and coaches felt, was a good spring practice,” said head coach Paul Chryst following the spring game. The scrimmage featured a couple of touchdown connections...
Via Talking 10
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Hornibrook, Rushing, Clement Shine in UW Spring Game

Football was back at Camp Randall this Saturday as 9,128 fans came to watch the annual UW Spring Game where the offense known as Team Abbrederis beat out the defensive team, Team Shobert, 28-22. The Spring Game put a cap on the entire spring camp, where 15 practices put head coach Paul Chryst in a good position to understand what he has. It also served as the capstone to what he...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers' Chryst remains undecided on starting quarterback after spring scrimmage

MADISON, Wis. -- Alex Hornibrook had two big throws. Bart Houston has the experience.Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst hasn't settled on a starting quarterback and probably won't make a decision until sometime during or after preseason camp this summer.So for Hornibrook and Houston, the scrimmage on Saturday to wrap up spring practice was about making final impressions before the offseason...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Coach Paul Chryst hasn't settled on Wisconsin QB starter

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Alex Hornibrook had two big throws. Bart Houston has the experience. Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst hasn't settled on a starting quarterback and probably won't make a decision until sometime during or after preseason camp this summer. So for Hornibrook and Houston, the scrimmage on Saturday to wrap up spring practice was about making final impressions before the...
Via AP on Fox
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers land verbal from Chicagoland DE following spring game

With a small class quickly filling up in the 2017 recruiting cycle, things may be moving fast for the Wisconsin Badgers. It also didn’t take long for a visitor to the Badgers’ spring game to become a verbal commitment either, as Bolingbrook (Ill.) defensive end Izayah Green-May gave his verbal pledge. Our recruiting partners at Badger247 learned of his commitment shortly after...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers basketball lands pair of IMG Academy teammates for 2016 class

The No. 1 priority of the Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball team on the recruiting trail was to find a fit at point guard. It may have taken way longer than anyone hoped, but after offering a pair of teammates from IMG academy earlier this month UW finally got their men. After head coach Greg Gard offered PG D’Mitrik Trice and then F Aleem Ford took their official visits together...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Spring Game Preview: 5 positions to watch

The Wisconsin Badgers will take on…the Wisconsin Badgers on Saturday at noon in the annual spring game, and with that the 2016 spring football camp will come to an end. Will it also mean the end of some of the most prominent position battles? Injuries and other factors may play a role in the future of some battles, but as we gave you 5 players to watch for in the spring game, here...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Spring Game Preview: 5 players to watch

You have to love the spring game. Loyal Badger fans break out the all red apparel and fire up the grills to give the city of Madison a little taste of fall game days. Traditionally, the Saturday the spring game lands on happens to be just at the right time. The weather is clearing up and it usually is one of the first warm Saturday’s after a long Wisconsin winter. This upcoming...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers 2016 Spring Game Preview

The Wisconsin Badgers are set to have their annual spring football game this Saturday. Game time is set for noon (CT) and it will be televised by Big Ten Network. Here are some of the most intriguing things to watch for when the pads come on again for a few hours on April 23rd.   QB Battle The walk-on wonder who polarized the Wisconsin QB position the last few seasons for the...
Via Talking 10
April 21, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Wisconsin's Vitto Brown sings 'All of Me' impressively

Every year, Wisconsin athletes have a chance to show off their non-athletic skills at the Buckinghams, the school’s “student-athlete annual showcase of excellence.” Last year, UW basketball’s Vitto Brown led a group of four players in a group rendition of The Spinners’ “It’s A Shame.” This year, the 6-foot-8 forward took the stage by himself to perform John Legend’s...
Via College Spun
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers set unique scheduling agreement with Western Kentucky

The University of Wisconsin athletic department has never been above thinking outside the box, and on Tuesday they announced one of the more unique scheduling agreements involving a college football game we’ve ever heard about. UW will play host to Conference-USA foe Western Kentucky to open the 2018 football season, but that’s only half of this agreement. Also included in the...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Taiwan Deal, Bradrick Shaw giving hope for future at running back

Last season was certainly a let down at one of the premier positions for the Wisconsin Badgers – running back. Between the lost season of expected star Corey Clement, an offensive line trying to find its identity and a very inexperienced group behind Clement, the Badgers struggled mightily to find a consistent run game all season long. It led to UW ranking just 10th in the Big...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers vs. LSU at Lambeau will be host for ESPN College Gameday

The mix of two power programs in college football, the opening weekend of the season and historic Lambeau Field appears to be too much for ESPN to resist. That’s right…the famed ESPN College GameDay program will be broadcasting live from Lambeau Field per Wisconsin Badgers athletic director Barry Alvarez. According to Barry Alvarez, Wisconsin vs. LSU at Lambeau Field on September...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Could Dan Voltz make selfless move to guard for Badgers?

Dan Voltz came in to Wisconsin as one of the most highly touted recruits of the 2012 recruiting class. He was the No. 100 ranked player in the country and the No. 8 guard in the nation as well. But, since arriving in Madison Voltz’s home has been at center and been an award-winning center at that. He’s also been on the injured list, and that streak of lost games continued in...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Can Wisconsin basketball be successful without Nigel Hayes?

Wisconsin basketball has been listed as high as 7th in way-too-early top-25 polls for the 2016-17 NCAAM season. Pending forward Nigel Hayes’ decision to either return for his senior season or enter the NBA Draft, that ranking could rapidly fall into the double-digits and near the bottom of the top-25. With or without UW’s favorite Badger, however, Greg Gard’s program could...
Via isportsweb.com
April 08, 2016  |  Discuss

UW volleyball build one tough slate for 2016 season

Head coach Kelly Sheffield has proven to be a game-changing hire for the Wisconsin volleyball team, going deep in each of his first two seasons at the helm of the program. However, getting equal results will be very difficult to duplicate in the 2016 season. That’s because Sheffield has set out to challenge his team with what is arguably the toughest schedule in school history...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

MadTownBadgers Looking for new staff members

Love the Badgers? Love writing and interacting with fellow fans? We’ve got openings for you to do just that! We’re in the market for some new writers with passion, drive and most importantly hooked in to the pulse of Badger nation. Whether you’re a UW student looking for experience, a passionate fan with a unique perspective or anything in between — we’d love to hear from...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Greg Gard named national coach of the year by CollegeInsiders.com

Wisconsin head men’s basketball coach Greg Gard has been selected as the 2016 Jim Phelan National Coach of the Year, as announced on Monday by CollegeInsider.com. The Phelan award, which is presented annually to the nation’s top Division I men’s basketball coach, is named in honor of the legendary coach who spent his entire career at Mount Saint Mary’s University. Phelan...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

What Badgers basketball needs to do to compete for a B1G title in 2016-17

The 2015-16 season will go down as one of the most memorable in Wisconsin Badgers basketball history — if only for the crazy ride that it was. From a head coach abruptly retiring in mid-December, to a team that sat just 9-9 overall in mid-January, to a season that somehow ended with a NCAA tournament berth for the 16th straight season and a run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA tournament...
Via Talking 10
April 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Badgers lock down last piece of in-state 2017 recruiting class puzzle

With the return of Paul Chryst, a renewed emphasis was placed on in-state recruiting for the Wisconsin Badgers. That was obvious with the 2015 and just completed 2016 recruiting classes. However, unlike those two classes the 2017 class will have a total lockdown on the in-state products. That’s because 4-star offensive tackle Tyler Beach of Port Washington, Wis. announced his commitment...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 03, 2016  |  Discuss
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