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Wisconsin Football: Andersen leads transition in first season

Whether Gary Andersen’s first season as head coach of Wisconsin football could be considered successful really depends on your definition of success. For one, Wisconsin, one of the nation’s most consistently good programs over the past decade, failed to record a bowl win for the fourth straight season. The Badgers’ 9-3 regular season record was arguably inflated. Wisconsin...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Badgers 2013 NFL Draft Rewind

Who knew that the University of Wisconsin would become one of the best factories for NFL prospects, it’s surely come a long way in the last twenty years. The Badgers nine top-75 picks over the last three years are as many as Ohio State, Nebraska and Michigan combined. The only two schools in the nation with more top-75 picks over that span are Alabama (13) and LSU (12). Here...
Via The Sports Bank
April 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens draft Wisconsin's Wagner in fifth round

Wisconsin offensive linemen are always popular on NFL draft weekend, and this year was no different. Two days after the Dallas Cowboys selected interior lineman Travis Frederick with the 31st overall pick in the first round, the Baltimore Ravens took left tackle Ricky Wagner with the 168th overall pick in the fifth round. Wagner, a 6-foot-6, 308-pounder, became the third Badger...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens draft Wisconsin's Wagner in fifth round

Wisconsin offensive linemen are always popular on NFL draft weekend, and this year was no different. Two days after the Dallas Cowboys selected interior lineman Travis Frederick with the 31st overall pick in the first round, the Baltimore Ravens took left tackle Ricky Wagner with the 168th overall pick in the fifth round. Wagner, a 6-foot-6, 308-pounder, became the third Badger...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Wagner Headed to the Champs

The fifth and final member of Wisconsin's 2010 offensive lineman to hear his name called at the NFL Draft, tackle Ricky Wagner gets selected by the Baltimore Ravens at the end of the fifth round Saturday.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Indianapolis Colts Mock Draft 3.0

 Colts Mock Draft 3.0 1st Round (24th Overall Pick)Damontre Moore – Defensive End / Outside Linebacker – Texas A&MThe Colts should not hesitate to pick Damonter Moore if he’s on the board. Don’t let a bad combine fool you, he’s a talented player that can be a game changer. Damontre Moore has great size and long arms. That’s always a good start. He has a quick first...
Via Everything Colts
April 21, 2013  |  Discuss

SOTT Draft Profile : Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin

Ricky Wagner added 80 lbs and changed positions to become next in a long line of notable Wisconsin left tackles. He is atheltic and versatile, but how does that translate to the next level? We once more check in with Andrew Rosin for answers on what we can expect for the success from the man following Joe Thomas and Gabe Carimi out of University of Wisconsin to the NFL. What path...
Via State of the Texans
March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Wagner From Walk-on to Combine

Wisconsin offensive lineman Ricky Wagner is ready to follow in the footsteps of many former Wisconsin offensive lineman, the road to the NFL.
Via profootball.scout.com
February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Frederick, Wagner continue Badgers legacy

INDIANAPOLIS -- Last year it was Kevin Zeitler and Peter Konz who represented the Wisconsin Badgers offensive line in the NFL Draft. Two years ago, it was Gabe Carimi and John Moffitt. Carrying on the Badgers tradition of solid NFL offensive line prospects in 2013 is Travis Frederick and Ricky Wagner. "Wisconsin has prepared me quite a bit well for this jump," Frederick...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Frederick, Wagner continue Badgers legacy

INDIANAPOLIS -- Last year it was Kevin Zeitler and Peter Konz who represented the Wisconsin Badgers offensive line in the NFL Draft. Two years ago, it was Gabe Carimi and John Moffitt. Carrying on the Badgers tradition of solid NFL offensive line prospects in 2013 is Travis Frederick and Ricky Wagner. "Wisconsin has prepared me quite a bit well for this jump," Frederick...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Ezekiel Ansah named Most Outstanding Player for South team in Senior Bowl

On Saturday, NFL scouts, offensive tackle Ricky Wagner, and the rest of the nation learned what Brigham Young Cougars fans have known for awhile: Ezekiel Ansah is a monstah. From the South's first defensive series of the game, Ansah made an impact. He continued to play well all game long and earned the Most Outstanding Player honors for the South team.Ansah was listed at 6-foot...
Via Blue Cougar Football
January 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Senior Bowl: Ricky Wagner

MOBILE, Ala. - Admittedly overwhelmed by the amount of NFL attention this week at the Senior Bowl, Wisconsin offensive lineman Ricky Wagner knows he must settle down and focus in order to impress as he adjusts to life as a potential NFL employee.
Via profootball.scout.com
January 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft stock report: Rose Bowl edition

Not a lot of offense in this year’s Rose Bowl as Stanford held off Wisconsin 20-14 to send the Badgers to three straight losses in “The Granddaddy of Them All.” Nonetheless, there were some moments where certain NFL prospects impressed and others that had head-scratching moments. Here are some players who helped or hurt their 2013 NFL Draft Stock.RISING: Wisconsin RB Montee...
Via The Sports Bank
January 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Stanford vs. Wisconsin: Top 2013 NFL Draft Prospects in Rose Bowl

Who are the top 2013 NFL Draft prospects to watch in the first 2013 BCS bowl game between the Wisconsin Badgers and Stanford Cardinal in the 2013 Rose Bowl? Wisconsin athletic director and former coach Barry Alvarez returns to coach the Badgers as Bret Bielema left earlier this month to take the job at Arkansas.  Wisconsin will need to keep a close eye on the opposing quarterback...
Via Gridiron Grit
January 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Senior Day will be unique for UW's Phillips

MADISON, Wis. When Wisconsin's football program holds its annual senior day festivities during Saturday's final home game, nine players will be honored for their contributions to the team. Though the class is small, each man carries his own notable story of perseverance.Running back Montee Ball endured a tumultuous offseason but now stands one touchdown shy of tying the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Senior Day will be unique for UW's Phillips

MADISON, Wis. When Wisconsin's football program holds its annual senior day festivities during Saturday's final home game, nine players will be honored for their contributions to the team. Though the class is small, each man carries his own notable story of perseverance.Running back Montee Ball endured a tumultuous offseason but now stands one touchdown shy of tying the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Notes: Prominent Return

Missing the last two games with a right knee injury, senior left tackle Ricky Wagner returns to the lineup to help Wisconsin open up some massive running lanes to set the tone in the Badgers' 62-14 victory.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
November 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema remains silent on starting quarterback

MADISON, Wis. Seven weeks ago, Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema played coy with the media when asked to name his starting quarterback for the team's game that Saturday against UTEP. "They know what's going on," he said at the time. "You won't talk to them, but they know." On Monday, you could've taken the tape from that press conference...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema remains silent on starting quarterback

MADISON, Wis. Seven weeks ago, Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema played coy with the media when asked to name his starting quarterback for the team's game that Saturday against UTEP. "They know what's going on," he said at the time. "You won't talk to them, but they know." On Monday, you could've taken the tape from that press conference...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin, Maryland to meet in '20, '21

MADISON, Wis. Danny O'Brien will be long gone by then, but the football programs at Wisconsin and Maryland will cross paths again in 2020 and 2021 more directly, anyway. Wisconsin officials announced Thursday a home-and-home series to be played between the two schools. The Badgers and Terrapins will play for the first time in history in 2020 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Wisconsin, Maryland to meet in '20, '21

MADISON, Wis. Danny O'Brien will be long gone by then, but the football programs at Wisconsin and Maryland will cross paths again in 2020 and 2021 more directly, anyway. Wisconsin officials announced Thursday a home-and-home series to be played between the two schools. The Badgers and Terrapins will play for the first time in history in 2020 at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 18, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Positional Rankings-Offensive Tackles

1. D.J. Fluker, Alabama Grade-1st Round 2. Taylor Lewan, Michigan Grade-1st  Round 3. Jake Matthews, Texas A&M Grade-1st Round 4.  Luke Joeckel, Texas A&M Grade-1st Round 5.  Alex Hurst, LSU Grade-1st Round 6. Ricky Wagner, Wisconsin Grade-1st Round 7. Brennan Williams, North Carolina-Grade-2nd Round 8. Oday Aboushi, Virginia Grade-1st Round 9. Dallas Thomas...
Via Draft Board Insider
October 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' focus 'unbelievable' after aide fired

MADISON, Wis. If Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema was hoping to send a message to his players by firing the team's offensive line coach, it appears to have worked. That is, if you believe the word from players regarding the energy level of just one practice."It was the best practice we've had all year," Badgers running back Montee Ball said Tuesday night. "Today...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers' focus 'unbelievable' after aide fired

MADISON, Wis. If Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema was hoping to send a message to his players by firing the team's offensive line coach, it appears to have worked. That is, if you believe the word from players regarding the energy level of just one practice."It was the best practice we've had all year," Badgers running back Montee Ball said Tuesday night. "Today...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Mock Draft 17-32

1-16 17-32   17. St. Louis Rams- OT Ricky Wagner (Wisconsin) The Rams did not bring in another offensive tackle this offseason, opting to let young tackles Rodger Saffold and Jason Smith try to bounce back off of injury plagued seasons. That obviously didn’t work as Jason Smith was benched for the awful Barry Richardson and traded for the equally awful Wayne Hunter. With two...
Via The Football Fan Spot
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss
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