Wisconsin Badgers land Miami 3-star LB

The Badgers barely got back to Madison before the biggest news of Big Ten Media Days was made, as 3-star linebacker Dominic Sheppard announced his verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin. The product of Miami (Fla.) Gulliver Prep


Wisconsin Badgers men’s basketball receive Final Four rings (pics)

While we are all paying attention to the Wisconsin Badgers football program, the men’s basketball program decided to sneak one in on us as well. The team had practice on Monday and were presented their rings for making the Final Four last season. Here’s the video of it happening after practice: and another look at […]


Big Ten Media Day: Gary Andersen speaks to local media (full audio)

In a rarity at Big Ten media days, local media were granted some one-on-one time with Wisconsin Badgers head coach Gary Andersen out of the spotlight of cameras and national media.

During the sit-down, Andersen gave some great insight in to his expectations for specific players, talked about Joel Stave’s golf game and also gave us a look at some players to possibly watch in 2014.

Check out what coach Andersen had to say to us here:

Vince Biegel

Gary Andersen looking for big things from Biegel, Hayes in 2014

One of the biggest questions this offseason has been what the Wisconsin Badgers will look like on the defensive front seven. Perhaps the biggest unanswered questions this spring was where the pass rush was going to come from this season, especially since it was nearly non-existent last season. UW’s defense ranked sixth in the Big […]

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 […]