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No. 14 Badgers won't unveil starting QB until LSU

MADISON, Wis. (AP) No. 14 Wisconsin won't disclose its starting quarterback until he jogs on to the field for the season opener on Aug. 30 against No. 13 LSU. That decision was relayed Monday by coach Gary Andersen following the team's second scrimmage, which lasted about 60 to 70 snaps. Andersen said that returning starter Joel Stave and challenger Tanner McEvoy had solid...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers positional preview: Linebacker

  This is the fifth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 4 start of practice. You can find the entire series here. Today's position: Linebacker Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: Vince Biegel (redshirt sophomore), Joe Schobert (junior), Derek Landisch (senior), Marcus Trotter (redshirt senior) Key backups: Jesse Hayes (redshirt...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Trotter trying to earn playing time in Wisconsin's safety rotation

MADISON, Wis. -- If the safeties on Wisconsin's football team held a race before practice, Michael Trotter knows he wouldn't finish near the top of the leaderboard. "Speed isn't an asset," said Trotter, a redshirt junior from Racine, Wis, who went to Milwaukee Marquette. "Coming in from high school, that's why only certain D-I schools offered me because...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Trotter trying to earn playing time in Wisconsin's safety rotation

MADISON, Wis. -- If the safeties on Wisconsin's football team held a race before practice, Michael Trotter knows he wouldn't finish near the top of the leaderboard. "Speed isn't an asset," said Trotter, a redshirt junior from Racine, Wis, who went to Milwaukee Marquette. "Coming in from high school, that's why only certain D-I schools offered me because...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Camping with the Badgers 2013: Secondary

T-minus one day to go until camp opens up and we get a glimpse of what this team looks like after a full summer spent in the playbook and sorting positions out. Well, today here at MTB the one day to go signal means it's time to wrap up our "Camping with the Badgers" series with a triple dose of all things Bucky.  Starting it off is the position group almost every...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hope they have safeties in numbers

This is the ninth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 5 start of practice. TODAY'S POSITION: SAFETIES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starter(s): Dezmen Southward (redshirt senior) Key backups: Michael Caputo (redshirt sophomore), Jeff Lewis (redshirt junior), T.J. Reynard (sophomore), Michael Trotter (redshirt junior), Kyle...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers hope they have safeties in numbers

This is the ninth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 5 start of practice. TODAY'S POSITION: SAFETIES Rating (1-to-10 scale): 6 Projected starter(s): Dezmen Southward (redshirt senior) Key backups: Michael Caputo (redshirt sophomore), Jeff Lewis (redshirt junior), T.J. Reynard (sophomore), Michael Trotter (redshirt junior), Kyle...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Michael Trotter to Badger football 2013

My how time fly's, in just over two weeks the Badgers will be starting camp and we'll be able to talk actual football!! However, the season is 43 days away and that means we're just Michael Trotter to Badger football 2013. Wisconsin fans may want to get used to Trotter because he could be playing a big role on this team out of necessity and his ability to show well in...
Via Madtown Badgers
July 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Badgers face major issues at Safety as Vercher has transcript issues

Remember last week when I said it wasn't time to start worrying much with the transfer of Reggie Mitchell out of the program? Well, you can feel free to worry a TON now as there are multiple reports indicating that incoming JUCO transfer Donnell Vercher will not be incoming after all.  It appears that there are issues with his transcripts (not grade related folks) at the...
Via Madtown Badgers
June 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Andersen lands 1st commitment, adds needed help at DB

(Washington is No. 2 in White) As great as the Badgers front seven could wind up being in 2013, the defense won't be a complete success without some big time help form a secondary that will only feature one returning starter and not have a lot of depth period. On Thursday, Gary Andersen got his 1st verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin in Jakarrie Washington, a...
Via Madtown Badgers
January 25, 2013  |  Discuss

5 Things to Watch for Against Utah State

There's just something special about Camp Randall at night, it's a near fortress against Big Ten opponents, let alone non-conference teams. But, this is a different year and a different team, so this game has a lot of things we'll be watching for. I mean, it's not as if the Badgers made any coaching staff changes or have any injuries to deal with right? Oh wait...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers safety Trotter chomping at the bit

MADISON, Wis. A bout with mononucleosis shelved Michael Trotter's first season as a Wisconsin football player before it started. A pulled hamstring slowed Trotter's second season and never allowed him a fair shake to consistently see the field. Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema thought so highly of Trotter that, without illness or injury, he could have seen significant playing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers safety Trotter chomping at the bit

MADISON, Wis. A bout with mononucleosis shelved Michael Trotter's first season as a Wisconsin football player before it started. A pulled hamstring slowed Trotter's second season and never allowed him a fair shake to consistently see the field. Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema thought so highly of Trotter that, without illness or injury, he could have seen significant playing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Canada takes blame for Badgers' woes

MADISON, Wis. Matt Canada stood in front of the firing squad Sunday night, facing questions from the media for the first time since Wisconsin's putrid 10-7 loss at Oregon State one day earlier. Canada, Wisconsin's offensive coordinator, took sole responsibility for the offensive woes all game long. "Nobody's any more disappointed than me," Canada said. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Canada takes blame for Badgers' woes

MADISON, Wis. Matt Canada stood in front of the firing squad Sunday night, facing questions from the media for the first time since Wisconsin's putrid 10-7 loss at Oregon State one day earlier. Canada, Wisconsin's offensive coordinator, took sole responsibility for the offensive woes all game long. "Nobody's any more disappointed than me," Canada said. "...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 09, 2012  |  Discuss
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