Rob Havenstein

Big Ten Media Days: Rob Havenstein interview (audio)

Wisconsin Badgers offensive lineman Rob Havenstein is having himself a banner preseason, being named to multiple watch lists and one of 10 “Players to Watch” in the Big Ten.

He also appears to be enjoying these media days, so let’s take a listen to Havenstein.

Topics included:

  • His weight
  • Continuity of having a staff together
  • Support system for Jaden Gault
  • Goals and expectations
  • and much more…



Big Ten Media Days: Melvin Gordon interview (audio)

Melvin Gordon spoke to a rather large contingent of media on Monday during the Big Ten Media Day’s first day. He had high praise for everyone around him and spoke glowingly of his offensive line, especially “best buddy” Rob Havenstein.

Topics included:

  • Fashion statements by UW players
  • Relationship w/ RB coach Thomas Brown
  • Relationship w/ Nebraska’s Ameer Abdullah
  • and more…

Don’t forget to check out the audio interview w/ DT Warren Herring here.

NCAA Football: Massachusetts at Wisconsin

2 Wisconsin Badgers named to Big Ten’s Players to Watch list

Wisconsin got some love from the media late last week, being named the winner of the Big Ten West division in an unofficial poll put on by The Plain Dealer. On Monday, before Big Ten media days, the conference named two Badgers to its preseason Players to Watch List. Running back Melvin Gordon and right […]


MadTown Badgers is on Fancred, a social network for sports fans

Today I am very proud to say MadTown Badgers is on Fancred! This makes MTB the first Wisconsin Badgers blog to appear on the sports social network as a verified account. What is Fancred? I am glad you asked. In brief, it is a social network specifically for sports fans. All sports, all the time – […]

NCAA Football: Tennessee Tech at Wisconsin

Wisconsin Badgers picked to win Big Ten West by media

The Big Ten doesn’t put out its own preseason media poll, but that hasn’t stopped The Plain Dealer from getting some of the media types together for an unofficial poll. On Friday, the paper announced the results of that poll, and the Wisconsin Badgers are picked to win the West Division. However, it wasn’t a […]

Davon Crookshank

Wisconsin finally adds a running back to 2015 class

Wisconsin has nearly closed out its 2015 football recruiting class after a great June run of commitments, but there was one glaring hole left to fill. On Sunday night the Badgers got that hole filled, getting a verbal pledge from 3-star running back Davon Crookshank out of Missouri City, Texas (Fort Bend Marshall). Crookshank became […]


Wisconsin Badgers lose 2 freshman from 2014 class, rest get official numbers

The Wisconsin Badgers football team updated its roster, giving out official numbers to freshman and the rest of the team on Friday. However, two players were conspicuously missing from the updated roster. Incoming freshman wide receivers Chris Jones and Dareian Watkins were not listed as members of the team. However, we may have a reason […]

Sojourn Shelton

Badgers football game vs. Western Illinois gets start time

The Badgers will play in primetime to open the 2014 season, that much we’ve known for awhile. On Wednesday the Big Ten announced the early kick times for the first three weeks of the season, and the Badgers now know the start time for week two against Western Illinois. Wisconsin will take on the Leathernecks […]


Joel Stave makes Davey O’Brien Award watch list

Want to know how ridiculous preseason award watch lists can be? In 2014, Joel Stave is a candidate for the award handed out for the best quarterback in college football. No seriously, his name is one of just 39 quarterbacks named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien Award watch list. Nevermind the fact that Stave is […]


Badger Football’s All-Time Badger Draft: Rounds 5-8

Welcome back to one of the most hotly contested things we’ve ever done in the MTB virtual newsroom. If only you could see the trash talking and bitterness this All-Time Badgers draft has created. Rounds 1-4 saw each of our three participants begin to lay the groundwork, so let’s just dive right back in with […]


5 freshman x-factors for Wisconsin Badgers football in 2014

We’re under a month until the Wisconsin Badgers put the pads on and begin the journey to Houston, Texas to take on LSU. After ending the 2013 season on a two-game losing streak, this spring and summer has been all about forging a new path forward under Gary Andersen. UW faces life without James White, […]