WISCONSIN BADGERS NEWS

Troy Fumagalli “day-to-day;” Michael Deiter battling through injury

Catching up with the Badgers’ injury report. A surprise scratch from Saturday’s game vs. the Northwestern Wildcats, redshirt senior tight end Troy Fumagalli did not play due to a left leg injury. Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst noted that it wasn’t until Friday night that it was decided Fumagalli probably wouldn’t play. “He had been practicing through the week, obviously...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
16 days ago

Wisconsin football recruiting: CB Donte Burton commits to Badgers

Another addition to the class of 2018. An intriguing class of 2018 prospect will play in cardinal and white. Loganville, Ga., cornerback Donte Burton verbally committed to Wisconsin this weekend. He publicly announced his decision via Twitter on Sunday. Burton is rated a four-star recruit by ESPN and a three-star recruit by 247Sports (both composite and standalone), Rivals, and...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
16 days ago

Wisconsin moves up in both AP Top 25, Amway Coaches Poll

The Badgers moved up before next weekend’s primetime showdown in Nebraska. A Big Ten season-opening win keeps the Wisconsin Badgers in the top 10. Wisconsin jumped up to No. 8 in the Amway Coaches Poll and No. 9 in the AP Top 25 when both polls were released on Sunday. The Badgers (4–0) moved up one spot in the AP poll after dropping to No. 10 last week, while they leapt two spots...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
16 days ago

Natrell Jamerson shines during Wisconsin’s win vs. Northwestern

The Badgers’ safety helped key a tremendous defensive effort. MADISON — In a game where two true freshmen scored three of Wisconsin’s four touchdowns, a senior defensive back decided to find the end zone too. Not only did free safety Natrell Jamerson intercept two passes during Wisconsin’s 33–24 win, he took his fourth-quarter pick 36 yards for a touchdown. What went through the...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
17 days ago

Top takeaways from college football Week 5

Tremendous statements were made in some huge games during college football Week 5, from which reverberations will be felt the rest of the season.Those who were lucky enough to stay up late for a special Friday Pac-12 after dark matchup between USC and Washington State witnessed the birth of something special for the minimally touted Cougars. Earlier in the evening, Miami made a statement...
Via Sportsnaut
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2nd half outburst leads Badgers to win over Northwestern

The 2017 Wisconsin Badgers have gained a reputation as a second-half team. Consider that cemented, as UW overcame a sloppy first half and used an early push in the second half to win 33-24 over Northwestern. Wisconsin’s defense came to play for four quarters, but it took halftime for UW’s offense to come along for the ride. The defense racked up 10 sacks, had two interceptions — one of... Source
Via Talking 10
17 days ago

2nd half outburst leads Badgers to win over Northwestern

The 2017 Wisconsin Badgers have gained a reputation as a second-half team. Consider that cemented, as UW overcame a sloppy first half and used an early push in the second half to win 33-24 over Northwestern. Wisconsin’s defense came to play for four quarters, but it took halftime for UW’s offense to come along for the ride. The defense racked up eight sacks, two interceptions — one of... Source
Via Talking 10
17 days ago

Great Moments in Alternative Badgers History: 2016 Pinstripe Bowl

Chryst’s Panthers knock off Wisconsin as Bielema departs for warmer climate. Great Moments in Alternative Badgers History look at back at great Wisconsin games that never, ever happened. Dec. 28, 2016 NEW YORK — Chryst has risen, indeed. Five years after departing Wisconsin for Pittsburgh, Paul Chryst has exacted a measure of revenge on his former employer, knocking off the...
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21 days ago

Northwestern vs. Wisconsin, 2017: Week 5 previews, updates

Here’s everything we’ve got on the Badgers’ Week 5 match-up with the Wildcats.
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
21 days ago

Wisconsin volleyball splits Big Ten openers

Dana Rettke won Big Ten Freshman of the Week. No. 7 Wisconsin volleyball opened Big Ten play at the Field House this weekend, dropping a five-set match against No. 16 Michigan State on Friday before rallying to sweep No. 23 Michigan in a nationally-televised game on Sunday afternoon. Friday saw Wisconsin lose to Michigan State in a five-set hearbreaker. The Badgers went up early...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
22 days ago

Isaac Guerendo headlines another strong week for Wisconsin commits

Catching up with some of the Badgers’ 2018 commits. Let the hype train for Wisconsin Badgers commit Isaac Guerendo continue. The Avon, Ind., native and class of 2018 wide receiver/athlete continues to showcase his skill set each week, with his stat sheet growing every time he steps on the field. Just take a look at his performance in Friday’s loss. According to the Indianapolis...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
23 days ago

Wisconsin remains in Top 10 in both AP, Coaches poll

A slight drop in the AP, but UW still high in both polls. Looks like the Wisconsin Badgers will be staying in the Top 10 before its Saturday morning showdown against Northwestern. After its early season bye, Wisconsin (3-0) dropped to No. 10 in the AP poll but stayed in that spot in the Amway Coaches poll. The Badgers were previously listed as No. 9 and No. 10 last week in the...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
23 days ago

What to expect from the 2017-18 Wisconsin women’s hockey season

Here’s everything you need to know to get ready for the upcoming season Editor’s note: This was originally posted to B5Q as a FanPost, but we wanted to convert it to a regular article to give Bob’s excellent work some more promotion. To write your own FanPost, please click here anytime. It’s almost that time for hockey! And I’m totally pumped for the women’s hockey season. Two seasons...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
24 days ago

WATCH: Badger Sports Report with Paul Chryst - UW 40 BYU 6

In their first road test of the season the Badgers beat BYU 40-6 at LaVell Edwards Stadium in Provo, Utah. We hear from the Badgers after they moved to 3-0 on the season. Matt Lepay and Paul Chryst discuss the difference between Graduate Assistant coaches and Quality Control positions. We also salute Senior Defensive Lineman Alec James.
Via Wisconsin Badgers Athletics
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin: Quarterback U?

Why not? Sophomore quarterback Alex Hornibrook, target of frequent fan ire before ultimately being benched last year as a freshman, was just named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week. Against a game but grossly overmatched BYU squad on Saturday, Hornibrook broke Darrell Bevell’s 23-year old school completion percentage record, going 18-of-19 for 256 yards and four touchdowns...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
27 days ago

Wisconsin men’s hockey predicted to finish third in Big Ten

Three Badgers were also named to the conference’s preseason watch list. Wisconsin men’s hockey, coming off of a second-place Big Ten finish in 2016-17, was predicted to finish third in the conference in 2017-18 on Monday in the preseason coaches poll. Minnesota and conference newcomer Notre Dame were predicted to finish first and second by the coaches. Last year’s Big Ten tournament...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
27 days ago

Wisconsin’s visit to BYU meant record business for Provo’s two bars

The Wisconsin Badgers made their first ever visit to Provo, Utah to play BYU over the weekend. And the football game made history in more than one way. While Wisconsin got the victory 40-6 on the field, the real winner may have been the Provo economy. You see, there are apparently two bars in Provo, Utah, a town of over 115,000 people. (That fact may not be surprising given the incredibly...
Via The Comeback
29 days ago

Wisconsin women’s hockey opens season No. 2 in preseason poll

It should be another big year for the Badgers. The Wisconsin women’s hockey team is starting the season ranked second in the USCHO preseason poll. The Badgers received one first-place vote but are ranked behind Clarkson, which beat them in the national title game back in March. Wisconsin was also picked second in the WCHA coaches’ poll that came out last week. Minnesota was chosen...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
29 days ago

Wisconsin football recruiting: RB/LB John Chenal commits to Badgers as preferred walk-on

Annnnnnd another one. Another early walk-on offer is accepted for the Wisconsin Badgers’ class of 2018. Grantsburg, Wis., recruit John Chenal committed to Wisconsin as a preferred walk-on on Monday morning. Chenal recently decommitted from North Dakota on Sept. 14, teasing that another decision “will be coming soon.” “Thank you to Coach Chryst for visiting the school today!” Chenal...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
29 days ago

Wisconsin moves up in both AP Top 25, Amway Coaches Poll

Both polls have the Badgers in the top 10 entering their bye week. After an impressive 40–6 win at BYU, Wisconsin found itself moving up on Sunday afternoon. UW jumps up to No. 9 in the AP Top 25 while jumping back into the top 10 in the Amway Coaches Poll at No. 10. Four Big Ten teams stayed within the top 25 of the AP poll, with Penn State (No. 4, up one spot) Michigan (No. 8...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
September 17, 2017

No. 5 Wisconsin volleyball wins Badger Classic

The Badgers knocked off Marquette and Southern Mississippi to remain undefeated. No. 5 Wisconsin volleyball finished out non-conference play with a bang on Saturday, winning the Badger Classic with a 25–8, 25–10, 25–11 sweep of Southern Mississippi. It may have been Wisconsin’s most complete win of the year, as the Badgers held Southern Miss. to a season-low –.043 while hitting a...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
September 17, 2017

Watch parachutist crash into wall before Wisconsin-BYU game

BYU put on a show for fans before Saturday’s game against Wisconsin kicked off, but it didn’t end the way they would have hoped.Three people parachuted down onto the field to get fans pumped up, but unfortunately, one of them seemed to overshoot their landing a bit.The first parachutist dropped in for a perfect landing, but the second one came in a bit deep and ended up crashing...
Via The Sports Daily
September 16, 2017  |  Discuss

WATCH: Parachute jumper at BYU game ends up slamming into stands

In one of those can’t-look-away scenarios, a parachute jumper at the Wisconsin-BYU game Saturday missed his mark in a bad way.Instead of landing on the BYU logo in the middle of the field, the parachute jumper overshot his landing by about 70 yards. As a result, he or she ended up slamming into the stands, rather than landing softly on the turf. Yikes. It looked like kind of a rough...
Via Sportsnaut
September 16, 2017  |  Discuss

Isaac Guerendo, Wisconsin commits impress this week

Time to catch up with some future Badgers. Wisconsin Badgers fans have to wait until 2:30 pm CT today to watch No. 10 UW take on BYU. So why not check in on some future Badgers? Let’s start in Indiana, where wide receiver Isaac Guerendo is tearing up stat sheets left and right. The Avon, Ind., standout scored three touchdowns in the Orioles’ 63–7 win on Friday night. The Indianapolis...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
September 16, 2017

Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin thanks Wisconsin in full-page newspaper ad

A nice gesture from the Owls’ head coach. A full-page ad appearing in Friday’s Wisconsin State Journal displays a personal message from Florida Atlantic head coach Lane Kiffin, thanking Wisconsin for its hospitality in the near-week his team has been in Madison. After last Saturday’s game against the Badgers, the Owls were forced to remain in Madison due to Hurricane Irma. UW opened...
Via Bucky's 5th Quarter
September 15, 2017
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