Welcome to the newest feature here at MTB, “Badger Opposition Research.” It’s our attempt to give you the scoop on each Badger football opponent, and there’s no better way to kick it off than with a look at the first team the Badgers will face in 2014 — LSU. Over the course of this series […]
Wisconsin played two primetime Big Ten football games last season, taking on Illinois and Ohio State on the road. On Tuesday the Big Ten Network released its primetime games and Wisconsin wasn’t on the list. Following the ESPN/ABC announcement last week, it means Wisconsin won’t be playing in primetime outside of it’s season opening matchup […]
Yahoo! Sports has another heart-warming story about former Badger J.J. Watt and some of the great things he continues to do for Houston Texan fans and fans of the Badgers since his arrival in the NFL. On this occasion some kids weren’t believing Watt was actually friends with Trey, well Watt and Trey found a […]
Yesterday Matt Hayes of the Sporting News rolled out the site’s official ranking of Big Ten coaches, and it got us to think about where we would rank said coaches ourselves. Hayes rated Wisconsin’s own Gary Andersen as the fifth best coach in the league. An injustice you say? Just about right? Well, it got […]
Wisconsin takes on LSU at Reliant Stadium on August 30, 2014 – in what is perhaps the most anticipated non-conference game in school history. On Tuesday Nola.com reported that the Badgers and Tigers are scheduled to square off in primetime. According to Jim Kleinpeter, ABC/ESPN announced the primetime schedule for the game but have yet […]
When the game doesn’t count and the score was a measly two field goal, 6-0, affair it’s safe to say there wasn’t a lot to get excited about. Considering the number of injuries that limited the offense, one could’ve expected the defense ahead of the offense. Despite the lackluster score and the different format, at […]
Wisconsin’s annual spring game wasn’t much of a game—especially given the injuries and format because of said injuries. In the end, it was Cardinal 6, White 0. The score mattered little to the coaches, the fans, nor the players. Instead, it was all about the individuals on Saturday afternoon at Camp Randall. What everyone ended […]
Its just about 24 hours until Camp Randall fills up a bit for the first time since November and the annual Badgers spring game gets underway. Yesterday we began looking at what we should be watching for on Saturday afternoon, checking in on the offensive side of the ball. Today, it’s the defense getting the […]
Is it just us, the Final Four run or the insanely long winter…but does anyone else feel as though the annual Badger spring football game sure snuck up on us all this year? I’m guessing it’s a combination of the last two. Reality is, come Saturday afternoon the Badgers will be on full display in […]
Gordon says Heisman and individual goals aren’t important. Says bringing NC to Wisconsin is only focus. — MadTown Badgers (@MTBadgers) April 9, 2014
On Tuesday afternoon it was revealed that Wisconsin junior quarterback Joel Stave would be shut down for the rest of spring with shoulder issues. This injury couldn’t happen at a worse time, as Stave is locked in what appears to be a heated battle with fellow junior, Tanner McEvoy, for the starting quarterback job.
While all the attention is on the Badgers historic run to the Final Four this week, Wisconsin football returned to the field following Spring Break and it means we’re getting closer to the April 12 spring game. It also means we are getting closer to answers at key positions…or are we?
We're drawing our previews to a close, just as the Badgers are drawing the first part of the spring camp to a close. After looking at the middle of the Badgers defense last time out, today it's a look at the most important position on any offense in the country—quarterback. Unlike last season, the Badgers […]
As our preview series continues on, it's time to turn our attention to the final defensive group of the spring. After looking at the tight ends and wide receivers over the last few days, it's the most pivotal group for the changes Wisconsin is hoping to make in its defensive style. Of course, we're talking […]