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, […]


Badger Football’s All-Time Badger Draft: Rounds 1-4

It’s the summer and we’ve debated a lot of things around the MTB virtual newsroom, but one of the greatest debates was that of putting together an All-Time Badger Football team. You know, naming the best Badger at every position and fielding 24 players. Since there was little consensus we thought we’d have a little […]

NCAA Football: Massachusetts at Wisconsin

Rob Havenstein named to Outland Trophy watch list

It’s watch list season across college football and at Wisconsin there is no bigger award than the Outland Trophy. That’s the award for the best interior lineman in the country and the one that former Badgers Joe Thomas and Gabe Carimi have won in the past. This year, the Badgers have put right tackle Rob […]

Frank Kaminsky

Frank Kaminsky named best returning player in College Basketball

Wisconsin basketball is riding a wave of unprecedented popularity following its run to the 2014 Final Four. However, pundits haven’t always been in love with the Badgers and so when CBS Sports’ Seth Davis named UW’s own Frank Kaminsky as the best returning player in College Basketball it was a little more than surprising. Kaminsky […]