WISCONSIN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Fast-developing Obasih ready to add toughness to Badgers' d-line

To say Chikwe Obasih came from out of nowhere on Wisconsin's defensive line would not be an entirely fair statement. The guy was a force at Brookfield Central High, a first-team all-state pick and one of the top recruits in Wisconsin. Even last year when he wasn't playing, head coach Gary Andersen remembers Obasih being the toughest guy on the scout team, knocking people...
Via Pro Sports Daily
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

UCLA OLB Anthony Barr Visiting Steelers Monday

  Aaron Wilson reports that UCLA OLB Anthony Barr is visiting with the Steelers on Monday. Wilson adds that Wisconsin NT Beau Allen is also meeting with Pittsburgh on Monday. Barr has already met with the Titans, Falcons, Cowboys, Vikings and Eagles. However, there is some question about his draft stock moving forward. Former NFL scout John Middlekauff mentioned Monday...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Despite size, little production, Doe wants to be top receiver

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin wide receiver Kenzel Doe, you may have heard by now, is not a particularly big man. At 5-foot-8, he is one of the shortest players on the team, in fact. And his weight of 170 pounds is less than every single player but one backup kicker. For the purpose of comparison, consider that the average height and weight of the Big Ten's top 10 receivers last...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
2 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Draft A Scout's Eye View: James White RB Wisconsin

James White RB WisconsinMeasurables: 5'9 204 29 1/4" arms 8 1/4" handsTesting Results: 4.57 40 yard dash, 23 bench reps (225 lbs), 32" vertical, 114" broad jump, 4.20 20 yard shuttle, 7.05 three cone drillScouting Notes: Spent his four years at Wisconsin being overshadowed by the likes of John Clay, Montee Ball, and most recently Melvin Gordon, but make no...
Via Football Nation
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Cowboys' Frederick ready to build on rookie season

Travis Frederick played every offensive snap last season, earning All-Rookie Team honors from the Pro Football Writers of America following his first year in the league. But that doesn't mean the Dallas Cowboys' 23-year-old center feels like he has this NFL thing all figured out. Between signing autographs Saturday morning at Richardson Chrysler Jeep Dodge Ram, the former...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
3 days ago  |  Discuss

J.J. Watt Proves Why He’s best Badger Ambassador ever…again

Yahoo! Sports has another heart-warming story about former Badger J.J. Watt and some of the great things he continues to do for Houston Texan fans and fans of the Badgers since his arrival in the NFL. On this occasion some kids weren’t believing Watt was actually friends with Trey, well Watt and Trey found a unique way to shut up the doubters. (Click picture for video)
Via Madtown Badgers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Basketball: Ben Brust isn’t done yet

The 2014 draft class is absolutely loaded full of mega-athletes. Studs like Andrew Wiggins and Aaron Gordon who’s talent, along with size, reign supreme amongst the NCAA. Then there’s Ben Brust; the 6-foot-1, 196 pound sharpshooter out of Wisconsin. Brust, who graduates this spring, now enters his final stage of competitive hoops. Every team needs a sharp shooter, and for the...
Via isportsweb.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 In-state prospect rated 5-star by 247sports ☆

Wisconsin and 5-star prospects are usually associated with a snowball’s chance in hell. That began to change last year as the Badgers were in the final three for 5-star running back Joe Mixon. However, in the 2016 recruiting class, UW has a very big chance to land one of the nation’s best players.  That’s because Hartland (Arrowhead) Wis. offensive lineman, Ben Bredeson, is...
Via Madtown Badgers
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Game time set for Wisconsin's season opener vs. LSU

MADISON, Wis. -- Kickoff for Wisconsin's Aug. 30 football season opener against LSU has been set for 8 p.m. CT. The announcement came Wednesday by ESPN, which will televise the game from NRG Stadium in Houston in prime time. Badgers coach Gary Andersen said last week that playing such an important game to open the season was a task his players were already embracing. "As...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers FB Derek Watt prepares for bigger role, possible TE duties

MADISON, Wis. -- A year ago, fullback Derek Watt touched the ball on approximately .004385 percent of plays during Wisconsin's entire football season. And if that number seems particularly miniscule to you, that's because it is. In total, Wisconsin ran 912 plays from scrimmage. Watt finished the season with one rush for eight yards and three catches for 20 yards with a touchdown...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers coming out favorably in early top-25 predictions

The college basketball season has barely been polished off, and already there is talk looking ahead to 2014-15. If you're a Wisconsin basketball fan, you should be lapping up all the (way too) early top-25 predictions because the Badgers are included in just about everybody's national top-5 rankings. And who could blame them? With seven of the top eight players in the rotation...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Houston 'not in the fight' for starting QB job

MADISON, Wis. -- When Bart Houston arrived on Wisconsin's campus two years ago, he figured his shot to be the team's starting quarterback would come in due time. Work hard, make smart decisions and accurate throws and the rest would fall into place. But that has not happened for Houston, a one-time four-star prospect from De La Salle High School in California. And now, the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers 2014 Spring Game: What We Learned ☆

When the game doesn’t count and the score was a measly two field goal, 6-0, affair it’s safe to say there wasn’t a lot to get excited about. Considering the number of injuries that limited the offense, one could’ve expected the defense ahead of the offense. Despite the lackluster score and the different format, at least we were able to learn a few things about the Badgers...
Via Madtown Badgers
9 days ago  |  Discuss

McEvoy flashes during Badgers spring game, will challenge for starting QB job

MADISON, Wis. -- Just when the race for Wisconsin's starting quarterback job was coming into focus, a 3 1/2-month hiatus now puts the kibosh on any new developments. Still, based on Tanner McEvoy's spring, talk among fans and college football enthusiasts is sure to sizzle into the summer and beyond. Wisconsin capped its 15-practice spring session with an annual spring game...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers Are Final Four Net Worthy T-Shirts

The Wisconsin Badgers punched their ticket to the Final Four with a win over Arizona. Gear up with these Net Worthy t-shirts.
Via Gamedayr
24 days ago  |  Discuss
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