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DE David Gilbert Invited to NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Fifth year senior David Gilbert of Coral Springs who transferred to Miami to from Wisconsin to play his final year of college football has received one of the coveted invites to participate in a post season bowl game for seniors looking to boost their NFL draft status.  Gilbert finished the season playing at a very high rate and now will look to use his body of work and his performance...
Via CaneInsider
December 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Miami Flips JUCO DT on Difficult Day

The same day the University of Miami gets the news of scholarship reductions for its football program (three per year over three years), they pick up a key commitment in an area of need (defensive line) from Junior College transfer Michael Wyche.  The Sun-Sentinel first reported the story. The 330 pound defensive tackle who stands 6’4 was committed to the University of Southern...
Via CaneInsider
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Feature: Changes on the Defensive Line Competition & Attrition

Coral Gables, Fla. —It’s gotten about as much attention as an elephant in a room would.  It’s the play of Miami Hurricanes defensive line over the past two years.  Head football coach, Al Golden, has silently heard the criticism and seen the results on the field and he and his staff have gone out and immediately tried to address upgrading the unit. Enter defensive line...
Via CaneInsider
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Badger DL David Gilbert takes field for Miami

Former Wisconsin Badgers lineman David Gilbert took the field Tuesday morning for his first full-pad practice as a member of the Miami Hurricanes. Gibert said he was retiring in April following a series of foot injuries the past few seasons with the Badgers. The Coral Springs, Fla., native then surprised many people in Madison by deciding to play a final year at Miami. "In his...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Newcomers provide needed jolt to 'Canes defensive line

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- The University of Miami nearly doubled its 2012 sack total over the weekend. Two players who combined for 11.5 sacks last season officially joined the Hurricanes on Saturday. Defensive end transfers David Gilbert and Ufomba Kamalu -- as well as defensive tackle transfer Justin Renfrow -- took the field Tuesday morning for their first full-pad practice as &...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

David Gilbert playing football again... for Miami?

This spring we found out that the Badgers were going to be without the services of one David Gilbert as he decided to retire from his football career due to a history of foot injuries. Of course, just like all good retirement stories Gilbert appears to have had a change of heart and will be back playing the game. It just won't be for the Cardinal and White....  Just...
Via Madtown Badgers
June 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert Calls it a Career at Wisconsin

No, if ands or doubts about it.... This one is a shocker. On Friday afternoon the University of Wisconsin announced that senior defensive end David Gilbert is retiring from football due to reoccuring foot injuries. Here are the words of Gilbert himself in making this announcement:  “This was a difficult decision for me but I have had multiple injuries and surgeries on my foot...
Via Madtown Badgers
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert Has to Quit

Expected to be one of the four senior defensive linemen the Badgers were going to utilize this fall, senior defensive end David Gilbert is forced to quit the team due to reoccurring foot issues.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
April 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers linebacker Gilbert out for Spring

Who knew a pass rusher and his main target would have so much in common? However, it appears that David Gilbert and Curt Phillips have more in common than any of us could possibly imagine. What am I talking about? Well, following Wednesday's practice it is being reported by Tom Mulhern of the Wisconsin State Journal that David Gilbert, who was supposed to be making the transition...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Badgers Spring Football Preview: Defensive Line

The defensive line in 2012 showed just how talented and deep of a unit it could be thanks to nagging injuries to just about every one of the starters on the line. Brendan Kelly was supposed to be gone, however he received an extra year of eligibility due to his injury history and will be back with the Badgers in 2013 and that makes this unit even better.  In fact all 4 starters...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers defense on better footing vs. Stanford

MADISON, Wis. Stanfords offense is not built to wow anybody with a high-flying, spread-attacking assault on the college football record books. The Cardinal will gladly let those honors go to the Pac-12 school located in Eugene, Ore. Wisconsins defense is not built to deal with a high-flying, spread-attacking offense assaulting the college football record books. The Badgers will...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers want to impress Alvarez, Bielema

MADISON, Wis. The Arkansas football fan base revved like a high-powered car engine last week, so Bret Bielema was going to satiate its desires by stuffing the program full of compliments at his introductory news conference. Surely, no one would argue he needed to provide the Razorbacks with fresh ammunition following a miserable 4-8 season in which the team underperformed. But...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers want to impress Alvarez, Bielema

MADISON, Wis. The Arkansas football fan base revved like a high-powered car engine last week, so Bret Bielema was going to satiate its desires by stuffing the program full of compliments at his introductory news conference. Surely, no one would argue he needed to provide the Razorbacks with fresh ammunition following a miserable 4-8 season in which the team underperformed. But...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
December 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Michigan State ends the Wisconsin Badgers’ 21-game home winning streak

With a thrilling 16-13 overtime win against Wisconsin, the Michigan State Spartans have proven that the Badgers can indeed be defeated at Camp Randall. Wisconsin came into the game with the second longest active home-winning streak in the nation at 21 games, their last loss at home coming on October 17th of 2009. The Badgers defense had quite possibly their best game of the season...
Via The Sports Bank
October 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Q&A: Previewin the Badgers with MadTown Badgers

The Spartans head into Camp Randall tomorrow to play Wisconsin. Recently, these games have led to high-scoring games decided on late touchdowns. This one ... has the look of something a little different. The Badgers struggled early this season and have been picking it up of late, while Michigan State started off well but is on a 1-3 slide.    To see what to expect...
Via Little Brother Blog
October 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Getting Healthy Helps Badgers Chances Moving Foward

Wisconsin football has dealt with a lot in the past 10 months. First it was six new coaches in the off season, then an in season coaching change, but it's been the rash of injuries that have really led to what can only be described as an under whelming 4-2 start for the Badgers. As luck would have it it seems as if the Badgers have gotten healthier at just the right...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

5 Things to Watch: Nebraska Revisited

I don't know about you, but I'm really getting sick of watching Wisconsin come "this close" on the road against a ranked Big Ten opponent. For the 3rd time in two seasons Wisconsin led against their ranked opponent on the road and found a unique way to blow said lead. Every Thursday we give you 5 Things to Watch For in the upcoming game, now with conference...
Via Madtown Badgers
October 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Notes: A Bad Skip

After calling out Taylor Martinez, Wisconsin junior defensive end David Gilbert is forced to own up his words after the Badgers fail to contain the junior quarterback in the second half.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
September 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Previewing & Picking Wisconsin vs. Nebraska

I don't know about you, but it really feels like football is here now that the Big Ten season is upon us. Wisconsin will find it's biggest test so far in 2012 as they take on the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Things got a bit more interesting than normal during the week as David Gilbert added a few bulletin board quotes for Nebraska QB Taylor Martinez. Add in the fact that...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Gilbert Benched For Martinez Comments

According to the Wisconsin State Journal starting defensive end David Gilbert will not be the starter on Saturday against Taylor Martinez and the rest of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. Why? Well, because he decided to call out the Huskers QB for amongst other things, being "soft" and "still looking like he's skipping rocks out there." In making his announcement...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Huskers, Badgers bracing for emotional B10 opener

It's not as if Saturday night's Wisconsin-Nebraska game needs more buildup. After all, it's the Big Ten opener, the 22nd-ranked Cornhuskers (3-1) are looking to pay back the two-time defending champion Badgers (3-1) for the beat-down they got last year, and both teams will wear alternate uniforms for the first time. A little more spice was added to the budding rivalry...
Via AP on Fox
September 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' Gilbert punished, won't start vs. NU

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin defensive end David Gilbert will pay a small price for critical comments he made Wednesday night concerning Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said Thursday that Gilbert would sit out the first play of Saturday's game as a lesson for his poor word choice.Regarding Martinez, Gilbert told ESPNWisconsin.com, "it still looks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' Gilbert punished, won't start vs. NU

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin defensive end David Gilbert will pay a small price for critical comments he made Wednesday night concerning Nebraska quarterback Taylor Martinez.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said Thursday that Gilbert would sit out the first play of Saturday's game as a lesson for his poor word choice.Regarding Martinez, Gilbert told ESPNWisconsin.com, "it still looks...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 27, 2012  |  Discuss

5 Things to Watch for Against UTEP

Before we dive into the issues and things we'd like to see on Saturday, I had the chance to do some talking with the enemy for Saturday as I was a guest on the Miner Rush podcast "The Rush" so, make sure to give it a listen for info on our opponents and also for what I had to say about Wisconsin there. It's something new once again for the Camp Randall crowd...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 20, 2012  |  Discuss

The Brain Trust: Northern Iowa Predictions

It's that time of the year again, it's time for us to make fools out of you or ourselves (most likely both) but each week we'll be giving you our thoughts and predictions on the game at hand. Up first is Northern Iowa, so let's see how the staff sees it all coming together tomorrow at Camp Randall. Andy Coppens: Wisconsin 55 UNI 13 Wisconsin is loaded with...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 31, 2012  |  Discuss
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