NCAA Football: Maryland at Wisconsin

10 Badgers offensive players most impacted by Paul Chryst hire

Paul Chryst is officially on the job as Wisconsin Badgers head football coach, and that means time to evaluate the roster and take in Outback bowl preparations. It also means finding a coaching staff that will work. However, nothing is more important that sitting down and figuring out what his first Wisconsin Badgers team looks […]


Dave Aranda to stick around as Badgers defensive coordinator

When Gary Andersen moved to Oregon State many wondered if his defensive coordinator, Dave Aranda, would move a third time with him. That didn’t happen, and Aranda made it clear he wanted to stay in Madison no matter what. It appears that Barry Alvarez’s pitch and Pau Chryst’s feel for the coach is paying off. […]


It’s Official!! Badgers finally name Paul Chryst as head coach

The Wisconsin Badgers weren’t very good at keeping secrets as athletic director Barry Alvarez went on the search for UW’s 30th head coach in history of its football program. Wisconsin was set to name Paul Chryst as the next head coach since last Friday according to media reports at the time, and on Wednesday the […]


Report: Chryst will bring two members of Pitt Staff to Wisconsin

Pitt’s Paul Chryst is fully expected to become the next Wisconsin Badgers head coach and on Monday reputable coaching site,, is reporting that the only thing standing in the way is the human resources process at Wisconsin. That means the waiting game plays out until Wednesday when the worst kept secret in the state […]


Wisconsin Badgers potential assistant coaches under Paul Chryst

The Wisconsin Badgers won’t have a new head coach offer and/or announcement until Wednesday (despite all signs pointing to Paul Chryst being the man that will be offered and accept the job). However, that means we’ve got coaches hanging in limbo for the next few days. It also means that some coaches are going to […]


Top 10 Melvin Gordon plays of 2014 season

Melvin Gordon may not have won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, but there’s little doubt about the incredible season he has had. Rushing for over 2,300 yards and needing less than 300 yards in the bowl game to become the single-season rushing record holder should tell you all you need to know. But there […]

NCAA Football: Delaware at Pittsburgh

Paul Chryst, the Pitt offensive days

As the news settles in that Paul Chryst is returning to Madison, Wis. it’s time to also familiarize ourselves with who Chryst is. Sure, you may think you remember him or know what he’s all about but even we were surprised by some of the things we’ve found. We’ve been looking back at Paul Chryst’s […]


Chryst’s most important hire will be defensive coordinator

Earlier today we took a look back at expected (just formally not announced) new Badgers head coach Paul Chryst’s second stint as offensive coordinator at Wisconsin. Most of us remember how things ended there, and it was glorious to say the least. However, there is one big mystery in the hire of Chryst — just […]


Revisiting Paul Chryst, the Badgers Offensive Coordinator

Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez put the football head-coaching job up for grabs on Thursday morning. It took less than 24 hours for local reporters to announce former Badger offensive coordinator, and current Pitt head coach, Paul Chryst, would be named the new head coach. That announcement will have to wait until Dec. 17, but […]


REPORTS: Badgers hire Paul Chryst as next head coach

The Wisconsin Badgers + Paul Chryst just seems like it’s too good to be true. It’s like the person you’ve always wanted to be with, but the timing was never right. Except a few years down the road you find yourself single and your interest is ready to listen too. When Bret Bielema left for […]


Melvin Gordon becomes 3rd Badger RB to win Doak Walker Award

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — If the numbers he has put up all season weren’t proof enough, the trophy he hoisted Thursday confirmed Melvin Gordon’s status as the nation’s best running back. The Wisconsin junior was named winner of the Doak Walker Award as college football’s most outstanding running back during The Home Depot College […]

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5 Names that should NOT be the Badgers next head coach

Earlier this week we took at look at five names the Badgers should consider looking at hiring as they try and get some stability back in the program. Today, we’re back after a day of rumors, speculation and names being thrown against the wall to see what sticks. We’ve heard Bo Pelini, Dave Clawson, Matt […]