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Badgers' Landisch trying to 'play within myself,' not be Chris Borland

MADISON, Wis. -- Chris Borland could standstill box-jump 51 inches, kick 40-yard field goals, punt 50 yards, safely land standing-backflips, catch passes with one hand and throw the ball 50 yards downfield. He was every bit the athletic freak that legend made him out to be, a seemingly superhuman combination of strength and smarts that forced opponents to game plan ways to avoid...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
27 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Wisconsin Badgers Fall Camp Preview: Linebackers

Welcome to our second position preview of our 2014 Fall Camp Preview. The Badgers open fall camp on Monday, so it’s only appropriate we begin looking at where things stand at each position group early on in camp. After taking a look at perhaps the most up in the air position group, Wide Receiver, its time to switch sides of the ball and look at a group that will pivotal to Wisconsin’s...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

5 freshman x-factors for Wisconsin Badgers football in 2014

We’re under a month until the Wisconsin Badgers put the pads on and begin the journey to Houston, Texas to take on LSU. After ending the 2013 season on a two-game losing streak, this spring and summer has been all about forging a new path forward under Gary Andersen. UW faces life without James White, Jared Abbrederis, Chris Borland, Beau Allen and a host of other major contributors...
Via Madtown Badgers
July 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Replacing B1G Stars: Wisconsin Badgers Have Work To Do

Everyone loses players to graduation or the NFL Draft every year, but few teams across the country lost the star power that the Wisconsin Badgers did this offseason. In the third round of the draft, the 49ers took inside linebacker Chris Borland. Borland was a former Big Ten freshman of the year, a three-time First Team All Conference selection and the Big Ten defensive player of...
Via Know It All Football
June 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Five things to know about San Francisco 49ers third round selection Chris Borland

The 49ers made their second third-round selection Friday night, taking Chris Borland out of Wisconsin. In the coming month, there will be plenty of coverage of the newest member of the 49ers. But in the meantime, here are five things to know about the newest Niners linebacker: 1. The 5-foot-11 Borland has been compared to former Dolphin linebacker Zach Thomas due to his lack of height...
Via cover32 - 49ers
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: who will be the first Badger drafted?

On the eve of the 2014 NFL Draft, college players across the country will anxiously wait in their homes or hotels before the most important weekend of their athletic careers. Three Wisconsin Badgers were selected in the 2013 NFL Draft, which was the least amount of Badgers taken in the draft since 2010. The last three NFL Drafts have seen a Wisconsin player selected in the first...
Via isportsweb.com
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL Draft analyst Tony Pauline scouting report on Badgers players

I've known Tony Pauline for a long time. He has turned himself into one of the best draft analysts and experts by churning through game film and attending the postseason all-star games. Tony was kind enough to supply some of his time and give analysis of some former Wisconsin Badgers players who are hoping to get drafted this year. You can read more of Tony's stuff at his...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Two weeks before NFL Draft, where mocks have Badgers going

Two weeks from today the NFL Draft begins. Of course, only the first round is Thursday, with rounds 2-3 Friday and 4-7 Saturday. Judging from the latest mock drafts, if you want to hear the name of a former Wisconsin Badgers player called, don't tune in until Friday. With likely not too much changing between now and the draft (teams can't visit with players after April 30...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: what to expect in Gary Andersen’s encore season

Fans are eager to see what coach Gary Andersen has in store for his encore season. (isportsweb photo)   Gary Andersen heads into his first full offseason as Wisconsin’s head coach and fans are anticipating his encore season after posting a respectful 6-2 record in the Big Ten last year. The 2014 season will be Andersen’s sixth season as a head coach in Division I and he holds...
Via isportsweb.com
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Practice Report - March 10

Former Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland once joked that defensive coordinator Dave Aranda approaches every game as 'a science experiment.' With less than six months until UW's season opener, Aranda is overhauling the formula to give the Badgers a better product on the field.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
March 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Borland answer for Packers at inside linebacker?

INDIANAPOLIS -- Chris Borland dismissed concerns about his height. He's heard plenty about his stature since first playing football in ninth grade. As the former Wisconsin Badgers inside linebacker sat at a table surrounded by reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine, he showed supreme confidence in his ability to play at the next level, regardless of his undersized 5-foot-11 frame...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 26, 2014  |  Discuss

The Sconnie Scoop: Borland One of ESPN's Ultimate 300

It's been awhile since our "Sconnie Scoop" has made an appearance, but with the offseason it's perfect timing for a return.  Today there's talk of Chris Borland, an A for effort F for execution burn and more! Come inside and enjoy the latest from around the Badgersphere.  First up is some more recognition for now former Badger linebacker Chris Borland...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

B1G Pickem: NFL Talent Abound When Wisconsin Faces South Carolina

If you are looking for a game with featuring guys who will play on Sundays real soon, the Capital One Bowl is right up your alley. Of course you have Clowney, but there’s also Jared Abbrederis, Chris Borland, Mike Davis, and Melvin Gordon among others. This one should be a fairly even matchup featuring two teams who love to run the ball down your throat. Let’s see how a couple...
Via Know It All Football
December 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin LB Chris Borland On South Carolina: “Confident We’re Going To Win, It’s Just A Huge SEC Bias Out There”

It appears that both the South Carolina Gamecocks and Wisconsin Badgers are feeling a bit disrespected heading into the Capital One Bowl in Orlando. Earlier today, South Carolina defensive end Chaz Sutton called it “a slap in the face” that his team is considered the underdog in the bowl matchup, considering its better record in a better conference. It also appears that Wisconsin...
Via College Spun
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: 2013 Wisconsin Football Awards

The No.19-ranked Wisconsin Badgers (9-3, 6-2 Big Ten) hopes of earning a chance of playing in a BCS bowl game came to a heart-wrenching collapse after falling to the Penn State Nittany Lions 31-24. However, the efforts and hard work of this Wisconsin football team did not go unnoticed. The Badger’s will face the No.9-ranked South Carolina Gamecocks (10-2, 6-2 SEC) in the top non...
Via isportsweb.com
December 20, 2013  |  Discuss

Borland, Groy named AP All-Americans

With the bowl season just a few days away from starting, organizations are unveiling their 2013 All-American lists and perhaps the most visible and longest lasting of them all is the AP All-American team. On Monday the organization unveiled its 2013 teams.  The Badgers were represented pretty well, with Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year, Chris Borland, being named to the...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Top LB prospects Kyle Van Noy, Chris Borland set to meet

The offenses of BYU and Wisconsin are predicated on running the ball, so linebackers for both teams should be busy Saturday when the teams meet in Madison (3:30 p.m. ET, ESPN). That's good news for fans that like to see big-time linebackers at work. There will be two on view Saturday. BYU features senior Kyle Van Noy (6-foot-3, 245 pounds); Wisconsin has senior Chris Borland...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Several Badgers honored with Big Ten awards

MADISON, Wis. -- Chris Borland said earlier this season he understood missing nearly two games could cost him an opportunity at several postseason awards. But coaches and media members ultimately were able to look past his hamstring injury and see the value he added to Wisconsin's defense. On Monday, Borland was named as a consensus first-team All-Big Ten selection and the winner...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Several Badgers honored with Big Ten awards

MADISON, Wis. -- Chris Borland said earlier this season he understood missing nearly two games could cost him an opportunity at several postseason awards. But coaches and media members ultimately were able to look past his hamstring injury and see the value he added to Wisconsin's defense. On Monday, Borland was named as a consensus first-team All-Big Ten selection and the winner...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Borland is Big Ten's Linebacker of the Year, leads host of Badgers in B1G Awards

Chris Borland is going to be missed inside Camp Randall this coming fall and for his finale in the Big Ten he was rewarded as the conference's pick for the Butkus-Fitzgerald Linebacker of the Year.  He finished the regular season with 102 total tackles, good for fifth in the conference. Additionally, he added 8.5 tackles for loss and 4 sacks.  Along with being named...
Via Madtown Badgers
December 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: BCS hope for Badgers

Just two weeks after being stuck in neutral in the BCS Standings, Wisconsin football suddenly has very realistic hopes of earning a BCS at-large bid. The No. 15 Badgers have steadily moved into position to play in one of college football’s most prestigious bowl games. When the rankings were initially released last month, Wisconsin was not even ranked. The team then advanced slowly...
Via isportsweb.com
November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen: Chris Borland's legacy off field will be great, too

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the mediaTuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference ahead of theBadgers' regular-season finale against Penn State.Andersen discussed the success of this senior class,cornerback Sojourn Shelton's development and linebacker Chris Borland's legacyat Wisconsin.Here is the full transcript of Andersen...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen: Chris Borland's legacy off field will be great, too

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the mediaTuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference ahead of theBadgers' regular-season finale against Penn State.Andersen discussed the success of this senior class,cornerback Sojourn Shelton's development and linebacker Chris Borland's legacyat Wisconsin.Here is the full transcript of Andersen...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers defense helps finish 'decade of dominance' over Gophers

By PHIL ERVINFOXSportsNorth.com MINNEAPOLIS -- Chris Borland carried Sojourn Shelton on his shoulders, allowing the freshman cornerback to tote a token of the past four hours' -- and decade's -- significance for the Wisconsin football program. It wasn't Paul Bunyan's Axe; his teammates carried the infamous utensil toward TCF Bank Stadium's east end zone, where...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Video: Chris Borland forces 14th career fumble, ties NCAA record

Wisconsin linebacker Chris Borland forced his 14th career fumble in the Badgers' big win at Minnesota, tying an NCAA career record.
Via Gamedayr
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss
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