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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

2013 Badgers Spring Football Preview: Secondary

Yep, it's that time of the year again.... It's spring football in the air as February has turned into early March and with that means our annual look at the roster and what we all should be looking for this spring. Only unlike past years this spring is just a bit different than what we've experienced in the past as we welcome Gary Andersen to his first actual on-field...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Andersen won't shy from junior college players

MADISON, Wis. Maybe it's true most of the heavy lifting for Wisconsin's football recruiting class was done by the previous coaching staff. After all, 13 full-scholarship members for the Class of 2013 pledged their allegiance to the Badgers before Bret Bielema left for Arkansas. Still, head coach Gary Andersen and his new staff accomplished plenty in the seven weeks between...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Andersen won't shy from junior college players

MADISON, Wis. Maybe it's true most of the heavy lifting for Wisconsin's football recruiting class was done by the previous coaching staff. After all, 13 full-scholarship members for the Class of 2013 pledged their allegiance to the Badgers before Bret Bielema left for Arkansas. Still, head coach Gary Andersen and his new staff accomplished plenty in the seven weeks between...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

2012 Big Ten Championship Game Preview: How Nebraska Wins

Earlier this week we began our look at the 2012 Big Ten Championship game as we broke down the stats and how that affects the chances for each team winning the football game tomorrow, well today we're coming back to you with a look at how each team wins this football game on Saturday. First up is a look at the anatomy of a Nebraska win, something they'll have to do for...
Via The B1g Time
November 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers safety Johnson healing swiftly

MADISON, Wis. The clock is ticking on Shelton Johnson's college football career at Wisconsin. As a senior who burned his redshirt year in 2008, only a handful of games remain for him, regardless of whether he plays.That's why Johnson, even if not fully healed from a broken right arm, has made his push so quickly to see the field again as the Badgers' starting strong...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers safety Johnson healing swiftly

MADISON, Wis. The clock is ticking on Shelton Johnson's college football career at Wisconsin. As a senior who burned his redshirt year in 2008, only a handful of games remain for him, regardless of whether he plays.That's why Johnson, even if not fully healed from a broken right arm, has made his push so quickly to see the field again as the Badgers' starting strong...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 04, 2012  |  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

Week Two Unkind To Big Ten

For about half the conference last Saturday, week two could not have been much worse.  Penn State lost a second straight nail-biter with a  17-16 defeat at the hands of  Virginia, which ended  with Sam Ficken missing his fourth field goal of the day! The Nebraska defense gave up 653 yards to UCLA in their 36-30 loss. Iowa could only muster six points in their 9-6 defeat by Iowa...
Via The Sports Bank
September 11, 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

Have the Badgers Really Learned from Mistakes of the Past?

After Saturday's narrow victory against Northern Iowa the company line was that this was a good thing and a great learning opportunity for the 2012 Badgers. The coaches are right, it was a major learning opportunity, but it's one that they should've already learned and here's why: Wisconsin has a history of not learning lessons from mistakes of the past. It...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Chemistry Looking Good in First Week of Camp

Heading into fall camp one of the biggest question marks on defense was whether or not the new starters could gel quickly to form a cohesive unit, well after nearly a full week of camp the Badgers secondary and defense in general are well on their way to doing just that according to Bret Bielema on Friday. "I've been impressed with the communication. Now, we don't know...
Via Madtown Badgers
August 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Shelton Johnson Highlighted for Off the Field Contributions

In a time where the on the field contributions of players are being recognized by pre-season award watch lists, there's one award that may mean more than the others to Wisconsin safety Shelton Johnson and that's being named a nominee for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®.  He is one of 117 players to be nominated for the award overall and at the end of the season...
Via Madtown Badgers
July 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Camping with the Badgers: Defensive Backs

Yes, folks you can almost smell and taste it... We're talking about the start of football season. Thursday is the official Big Ten Media Day and thus the countdown to kickoff begins. We're less than a month away from being able to fire up the grills and break out the coolers full of your beverages of choice. Football season is finally back in the picture.  Because we'...
Via Madtown Badgers
July 24, 2012  |  Discuss

The Sconnie Scoop: 7/18/12

The Big Ten Conference announced today that ESPN’s Chris Fowler will be the emcee for the annual football luncheon that is held in conjunction with Big Ten Football Media Days. Wisconsin defensive back Shelton Johnson was named a finalist for the 2012 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. Johnson, who collected the most community service hours among all Badger football players, is...
Via Madtown Badgers
July 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Spring Football - Secondary

If there is one position group that is a mixed bag heading into Spring camp it's the Secondary for Wisconsin.  For the most part the starters are quite experienced, but what's behind them is a total unknown as they are very young and lacking in game experience.  Wisconsin finds itself having to replace Aaron Henry at Safety and Antonio Fenelus at Cornerback so this group...
Via Madtown Badgers
March 18, 2012  |  Discuss
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