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Oklahoma RB Samaje Perine runs into history: Five takeaways from college football's week 13

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon gets to enjoy rushing record for only a week
Via The Times Picayune - LSU
3 hours ago

Badgers report card: Nail-biter a learning experience

Quarterback Joel Stave never has been known for his wheels. But when it mattered most on Saturday, Stave scrambled for the game-clinching 12-yard run during Wisconsin's 26-24 victory against Iowa in Kinnick Stadium. Stave's slide certainly left something to be desired -- he was crushed near midfield and flipped over at the knees. But no one can question his toughness. And his play...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Oklahoma's Samaje Perine is Athlon Sports' Week 13 Player of the Week

Melvin Gordon’s single-game FBS rushing record lasted only a week. After the Wisconsin running back gashed Nebraska for 408 yards to pass...
Via Athlon Sports
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Will Melvin Gordon break Barry Sanders' rushing record?

Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon surpassed 2,000 yards on the season after compiling 200 yards on 31 attempts in a 26-24 victory over Iowa on Saturday. That brought Gordon’s season total to 2,109 yards with an outing against Minnesota and a likely matchup with Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship game still remaining. This doesn’t even take into account Wisconsin’s bowl...
Via Sportsnaut
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Badgers fight for first win tonight in Denver

The Matchup: Wisconsin vs. #10 DenverDate: Saturday, November 22ndLocation: Magness ArenaIce Surface: 200’ X 85’TV: ROOT SportsRadio: WTSO AM 1070Video Stream: NoneAudio Stream: Badgersportsnetwork.com (Free)All-Time Series: UW leads the series 75-69-9Last Meeting: Played in 2012; Badgers won 3-1   About Colorado College: Record: 7-3-0Head Coach: Jim Montgomery (2nd season...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Cold Streak Continues in Colorado

After some time off to reflect on an 0-6 start, the Wisconsin Badgers hoped to begin anew in Colorado. Instead, the Badgers could not get anything going early on and subsequently losing to Colorado College, 5-2. With the loss, the Badgers are now 0-7 on the year. Colorado College, who improved to 3-7 with the win, was in control from The beginning to the final stanza, out shooting...
Via Madtown Badgers
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers at Iowa Hawkeyes: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday two Big Ten schools will play against one another when the Wisconsin Badgers and Iowa Hawkeyes face off against one another. No. 16 Wisconsin (8-2) is fresh off a game in which they ran over Nebraska while Iowa (7-3) has been back and forth with wins and losses in recent weeks. Coverage of the game between these two will air on ABC and ESPN2 beginning at 3:30 pm ET from...
Via Tireball.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Melvin Gordon break Barry Sanders' single-season record?

A running back setting himself apart from others in Wisconsin history takes a monumental feat. The Badgers have the all-time leading rusher (...
Via Athlon Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

UW’s Frank Kaminsky Had An Awesome Twitter Chat With Green Bay Guard That Nearly Dunked On Him

Few college basketball stars are as personable as Wisconsin big man Frank Kaminsky. Last night during a win against Wisconsin-Green Bay, Kaminsky was very nearly dunked on by 5-foot-11 point guard Keifer Sykes.  Kaminsky joked about the play on Twitter after the game, and the two players wound up having a very nice moment. Thank God that @keifer1124 missed that dunk. Would have...
Via College Spun
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin football: Badgers bowl preview

The Wisconsin Badgers climbed to No. 16 in the latest College Football Playoff rankings after their historic win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers.  The Badgers blew the Huskers out by a score of 59-24, hopping on the back of Heisman hopeful Melvin Gordon as he ran for an NCAA single game record 408 yards (Oh, by the way, he did not play the fourth quarter). As Wisconsin continues to...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers 84, Green Bay 60: Wisconsin burns Phoenix with size advantage

Green Bay wasn’t going to be intimidated going up against the Badgers size advantage, but said advantage seemed to be the biggest difference maker after all. Wisconsin used its size to help bang its way to an 84-60 win, improving to 3-0 on the young season. Wisconsin knew coming in it had an advantage over Green Bay team who’s tallest player was just 6-9, and with a trio of Sam...
Via Madtown Badgers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Fan Makes Tecmo Bowl Version Of Melvin Gordon’s 408-Yard Day

This past Saturday, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set a new FBS record as he racked up 408 yards against Nebraska in just three quarters of play. To celebrate, one Badgers fan decided to show us what it would have looked like back in the day, when Tecmo Bowl was still the game of choice for football fans. It’s not entirely accurate, as the Cornhuskers’ defenders had a...
Via College Spun
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon’s Destruction Of The Huskers Gets The Tecmo Bowl Treatment

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would have heard of Wisconsin Badgers running back Melvin Gordon destroying LaDanian Tomlinson’s single-game rushing record IN THREE QUARTERS this past weekend. It’s like someone pulled the plugs on Bo Pelini’s beleaguered Blackshirts’ PS4 controllers and just ran the same play over and over while controlling Melvin [&hellip...
Via No Coast Bias
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the best Wisconsin Badgers defense of all-time?

Week after week the Wisconsin Badgers defense seems to do something special. Whether it’s shutting an opponent out, holding them to under 100 yards rushing or a myriad of other things — it’s always something new and different each week. After helping out in a big way in the win over Nebraska it got us wondering just how good this Badgers defense really is. We know that this...
Via Madtown Badgers
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers add Virginia CB to 2015 recruiting class

This past weekend was magical for the Wisconsin Badgers. They managed to wrestle control of the Big Ten West away from everyone else in the division, had a record-setting offensive performance and the defense wasn’t too bad. Needless to say, for those recruits on hand it was a helpful scenario. On Tuesday, one of the recruits in attendance, cornerback T.J. Griffin, made his verbal...
Via Madtown Badgers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers' unselfish Kaminsky a skilled guard in a big man's body

MADISON, Wis. -- The 7-footer who plays like a guard was leading a fast break during Wisconsin's exhibition game two weeks ago, when he spotted teammate Josh Gasser lining up for 3. Frank Kaminsky had decisions to make here. He could have pulled the ball out and set a half-court offense. He could have driven the length of the floor and fired up a quick shot for himself. Instead,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

How the Badgers ran and passed: Game 10

I've often wondered how a player accumulates 300 yards rushing in a game. I never imagined 400 (or 408, to be exact). But now we know. To say the least, when Melvin Gordon ran outside against Nebraska, good things happened (as it usuall does). So without further adieu, here's how Wisconsin's numbers broke down against the Husker and the totals for the season. (Key: LI...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon rushing to the top of the Heisman race

Tweet  Melvin Gordon will have to wait until next month to learn if he’s the third Heisman Trophy winner in Wisconsin’s history. The Badgers’ running back, however, all but secured his invitation to New York for the presentation ceremony with his record 408-yard rushing performance in a 59-24 win over Nebraska on Saturday. Gordon, who leads the country with 1,909 yards rushing...
Via Los That Sports Blog
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon's Historic Day Solidifies Wisconsin's Place Atop Big Ten West Division

To say Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon had an historic afternoon Saturday against Nebraska would be an understatement. Gordon’s 408...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon is Athlon Sports' Week 12 Player of the Week

Saturday’s game between Wisconsin and Nebraska was billed as one of the best head-to-head running back matchups of the season. However, the...
Via Athlon Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Melvin Gordon is putting together a highlight film against Nebraska

Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon is having a fantastic game so far. Wisconsin is up 24-17 at half-time and Gordon has 238 yards rushing on just 16 carries. Here is a look at Gordon’s greatest hits so far…. Melvin Gordon added to his FBS-leading rushing total with this 62-yard TD, but Wisconsin still trails Nebraska: http://t.co/EPtRJpGz2h — ESPN (@espn) November 15, 2014 Melvin...
Via The Student Section
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Photo: Nebraska RB Ameer Abdullah Is Good To Go vs. Wisconsin, Wearing Brace On Knee

Nebraska will not be shorthanded in the battle for the Big Ten West Division.  Ameer Abdullah, the Huskers’ star running back who has been dealing with a knee injury suffered against Purdue Nov. 1, is dressed and appears to be good to go against the Badgers. Nebraska’s senior Heisman hopeful is wearing a brace on his left knee as a precaution.  Ameer is a-go #huskers @OWHbigred...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers vs. Nebraska Cornhuskers Game Preview and Prediction

November is loaded with critical matchups that will shape conference and national title races, and perhaps no division illustrates that point better...
Via Athlon Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Wisconsin Basketball Players Dumped Water On Assistant Coach Lamont Paris For His Birthday

Wisconsin assistant basketball coach Lamont Paris might have been better off if his players didn’t find out that today is his birthday. For the special occasion, freshman forward Ethan Happe distracted the coach, while a group of Badgers, including Vitto Browne, Duje Dukan, Nigel Hayes, and Frank Kaminsky, snuck up on him and dumped water bottles over his head. While a full Gatorade...
Via College Spun
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Vine: Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon Hurdles A Purdue Defender, Jumps Into The End Zone For A Touchdown

Usually when star Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon does something spectacular, it’s on some kind of a running play in which he makes multiple defenders miss him en route to a touchdown. Today against Purdue, Gordon made a highlight play in the Badgers’ passing game. Gordon caught a pass from QB Joel Stave, hurdled over a Boilermakers defender at the goal line, and jumped right into...
Via College Spun
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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