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Andersen looking for QB at Wisconsin

Gary Andersen begins his first spring as Wisconsin coach looking for a quarterback. Curt Phillips, Joel Stave and Danny O'Brien all started games during the 2012 season for Wisconsin, which won its third straight Big Ten title and went to a third consecutive Rose Bowl. All return this season, along with redshirt freshman Bart Houston. Andersen said quarterback Jon Budmayr,...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers 'better off' after Boulware's departure

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spent considerable time putting together his nine-man coaching staff since his hire in December. Just last week, it appeared he had finally completed the exhaustive search with the addition of a wide receivers coach. But Andersen barely had time to breathe a sigh of relief before the hunt began anew, when tight ends and special...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers 'better off' after Boulware's departure

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spent considerable time putting together his nine-man coaching staff since his hire in December. Just last week, it appeared he had finally completed the exhaustive search with the addition of a wide receivers coach. But Andersen barely had time to breathe a sigh of relief before the hunt began anew, when tight ends and special...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

UW's Andersen clears up coaching situation, looks forward to spring

We're just six days away from the start of spring practice and while the focus should be all about the kids, for coach Andersen and AD Barry Alvarez they've also had to refocus on the staff he will have in place. That's because tight end and special teams coach Jay Boulware up and left the program suddenly last Friday.  To say it upset Andersen and caught him off...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 04, 2013  |  Discuss

The Significance of Starting O'Brien

Ever since the departure of Russell Wilson, Badger fans and college football pundits alike asked, “Who will be the Badgers next starting quarterback?” There’s Curt Phillips, a strong athlete but returning after three ACL injuries. There’s Joel Stave, a promising but inexperienced walk-on RS freshman. Also Joe Brennan, the most experienced of the group, but reliably unreliable...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 21, 2012  |  Discuss

O'Brien named Badgers' starting QB

MADISON, Wis. It took longer than many would have suspected, but Danny O'Brien is officially the new starting quarterback for the University of Wisconsin. Badgers coach Bret Bielema made the announcement Sunday night on his Twitter account following two weeks of fall practices. O'Brien now has 13 days to prepare as the starter for Wisconsin's season opener against Northern...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

O'Brien named Badgers' starting QB

MADISON, Wis. It took longer than many would have suspected, but Danny O'Brien is officially the new starting quarterback for the University of Wisconsin. Badgers coach Bret Bielema made the announcement Sunday night on his Twitter account following two weeks of fall practices. O'Brien now has 13 days to prepare as the starter for Wisconsin's season opener against Northern...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Big Tentacles: Brady Hoke, Wisconsin, and Iowa as the new Clemson.

(Big Tentacles is the SWRT look at the Big Ten, its sway over the college football landscape and that school in South Bend it not-so-secretly covets.) Brady Hoke, poet and a prophet. Michigan head football coach Brady Hoke sees the future of college football as having the Big Ten, Big 12, SEC, and Pac-12 as superconferences, and the ACC and Big East as being ex-conferences...
Via Shirts With Random Triangles
June 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' Budmayr, Houston out for 2012

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. The University of Wisconsin's football program had better hope none of its remaining quarterbacks sustain any serious injuries next season. Of the Badgers' six signal callers, only three will be healthy enough to compete when the team enters fall camp in August. Badgers coach Bret Bielema announced Wednesday that two of his quarterbacks Jon Budmayr...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' Budmayr, Houston out for 2012

WISCONSIN DELLS, Wis. The University of Wisconsin's football program had better hope none of its remaining quarterbacks sustain any serious injuries next season. Of the Badgers' six signal callers, only three will be healthy enough to compete when the team enters fall camp in August. Badgers coach Bret Bielema announced Wednesday that two of his quarterbacks Jon Budmayr...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Budmayr and Houston Out for Season According to Reports

Raise your hands if you thought Jon Budmayr was going to play in 2012... o.k., I don't see any hands up.  Now, raise your hand if you thought Bart Houston was going to play in 2012.... o.k., I see a few hands up.  Well, according to Bret Bielema at Badger Days in the Wisconsin Dells yesterday, neither is going to be happening. Most of us thought Budmayr wasn't going to...
Via Madtown Badgers
May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

Damaged Goods: College Quarterbacks Returning From Injury

Which college football quarterbacks are on the recovery from injuries suffered last season?  Will they be ready for the 2012 slate? James Franklin, Missouri Not only is Mizzou’s star RB out, now the Tigers must deal with an injury to their stud QB. Only a few practices into spring camp and James Franklin needed surgery after injuring his shoulder. Early reports say he may be...
Via Football Nation
April 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema to current QBs: It's nothing personal

MADISON, Wis. Well before Danny O'Brien's name surfaced as a possible transfer candidate at Wisconsin, Badgers coach Bret Bielema made certain his remaining crop of quarterbacks understood the recruiting climate within the program.The gist of his message?Hey, it's nothing personal.Given the slew of injuries at the quarterback position in recent years, Bielema told them...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema to current QBs: It's nothing personal

MADISON, Wis. Well before Danny O'Brien's name surfaced as a possible transfer candidate at Wisconsin, Badgers coach Bret Bielema made certain his remaining crop of quarterbacks understood the recruiting climate within the program.The gist of his message?Hey, it's nothing personal.Given the slew of injuries at the quarterback position in recent years, Bielema told them...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

QB Injuries Forced the O'Brien Move

If Wisconsin and head coach Bret Bielema had a cabinet full of healthy quarterbacks, the Badgers wouldn't been players again on the 'free agency' market. But with injuries to Jon Budmayr, Bart Houston and Curt Phillips and with the good fit O'Brien was with his players, it was a smart move for Bielema and UW to make.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
March 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema Addresses QB Depth Issue

In football the Quarterback position is the glamour position and right now at Wisconsin it couldn't be more less-than glamorous thanks to injuries that will limit or keep out 2 QB's from Spring and have left the Badgers depleted to say the least.  It's left many wondering what needs to change to correct this issue, or if there is anything that can be done?  Monday we...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

QB O'Brien confirms visit to the Badgers

MADISON - They are eight words that Wisconsin fans are anxious to hear and put some clarity to the level of interest former Maryland quarterback Danny O'Brien has with the University of Wisconsin. "Yes, I will be visiting this coming weekend," said O'Brien in a message to Badger Nation. The 6-3, 215-pound quarterback formally a three-star QB ranked No.58 in the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 20, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Badgers interested in ex-Terp OBrien

MADISON, Wis. Given the inexperience among and injuries to Wisconsin's group of quarterbacks, perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that the Badgers are on the prowl for outside help once again. Multiple reports indicate the Badgers are actively pursuing Maryland transfer quarterback Danny O'Brien, who will graduate this spring and will have two years of eligibility...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Badgers interested in ex-Terp OBrien

MADISON, Wis. Given the inexperience among and injuries to Wisconsin's group of quarterbacks, perhaps it shouldn't come as a surprise that the Badgers are on the prowl for outside help once again. Multiple reports indicate the Badgers are actively pursuing Maryland transfer quarterback Danny O'Brien, who will graduate this spring and will have two years of eligibility...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' QB battle muddled by injuries, depth

MADISON, Wis. A quarterback battle is brewing as Wisconsin's spring football season approaches. But even coach Bret Bielema isn't sure how to fully evaluate the competition because half of his players at the position are injured. While quarterbacks Joe Brennan and Joel Stave actively prepare for the start of spring football on March 22, Jon Budmayr and Curt Phillips will...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' QB battle muddled by injuries, depth

MADISON, Wis. A quarterback battle is brewing as Wisconsin's spring football season approaches. But even coach Bret Bielema isn't sure how to fully evaluate the competition because half of his players at the position are injured. While quarterbacks Joe Brennan and Joel Stave actively prepare for the start of spring football on March 22, Jon Budmayr and Curt Phillips will...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Notes: Down to Two

With Russell Wilson heading to the NFL, redshirt senior quarterback Curt Phillips coming off another ACL rehabilitation and incoming freshman Bart Houston needing minor surgery, UW couldn't afford any more issues at the quarterback position. On Wednesday, Bielema revealed that the Badgers are helping Jon Budmayr deal with another elbow issue.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
March 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Azzanni, Canada ready to stand on guard for UW

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema wasn't interested in bringing in assistant coaches to run a spread offense or a no-huddle system. The Badgers have run their smash-mouth, pro-style offense with a purpose for years, and Bielema was determined to keep it that way.In making his first two assistant coaching hires this week, Bielema stuck to that plan. Offensive...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Canada, Azzanni eager to keep UW moving

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema wasn't interested in bringing in assistant coaches to run a spread offense or a no-huddle system. The Badgers have run their smash-mouth, pro-style offense with a purpose for years, and Bielema is determined to keep it that way. In making his first two assistant coaching hires this week, Bielema stuck to that plan. Offensive...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Azzanni, Canada ready to stand on guard for UW

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema wasn't interested in bringing in assistant coaches to run a spread offense or a no-huddle system. The Badgers have run their smash-mouth, pro-style offense with a purpose for years, and Bielema was determined to keep it that way.In making his first two assistant coaching hires this week, Bielema stuck to that plan. Offensive...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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