Story-lines run thick in the 99th installment of the Rose Bowl between the #8 Stanford Cardinal and Wisconsin Badgers. The Badgers are playing in their third straight Rose Bowl and look to hall-of-fame coach Barry Alvarez to improve upon his perfect 3-0 record in Pasasdena. Stanford enters the game on a three-game streak in BCS Bowls (Fiesta in 2011 and Orange in 2010) as … [Read more...] about Can the Wisconsin Badgers pull off the ultimate upset in Pasadena?
Who is Gary Andersen? He's the coach who earlier this season was a missed field goal away from becoming the first non-conference opponent to knock off the Wisconsin Badgers at Camp Randall in a very long time. The 48 year-old Andersen will become the Head Coach of the Badgers after coaching at Utah State where he accumulated a 26-24 record over four years. He's not … [Read more...] about Gary Andersen not a great hire, but a good hire for the Wisconsin Badgers
Anytime the Wisconsin Badgers lose a couple of games at Camp Randall, it's probably not a very good year. This year is one of those years and yet they still have a chance to turn it around with a win in next week's Big Ten Championship. Before they embark to Indianapolis, they travel to Happy Valley to take on a surprising Penn State team on an emotional day for their senior … [Read more...] about Wisconsin needs a win at Penn State to avoid the BIG stumble
The Wisconsin Badgers held Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller to his worst game of the season, but it wasn't quite enough with the Buckeyes prevailing 21-14 in overtime at Camp Randall. It was the first time the Badgers (7-4, 4-3) have played in multiple overtime games since the 2000 season and their second straight loss at home. … [Read more...] about Wisconsin plays beautiful defense and still falls short to Ohio State
Senior quarterback Curt Phillips will make his first and last start at Camp Randall when the Wisconsin Badgers welcome in the undefeated Ohio State Buckeyes for Senior Day this weekend. Overall, the Badgers have nine seniors taking part in the festivities, but it will be Phillips and star running back Montee Ball who will be expected to carry Wisconsin to victory. … [Read more...] about A pair of seniors will be pivotal in the Badgers attempt to take down Ohio State
Unbeaten in their last 21 home games are the Wisconsin Badgers who feel they are back on track as one of the Big Ten's elite teams after dominating wins overs Purdue and Minnesota. What the Boilermakers and Gophers do not have, but the visiting Michigan State Spartans do is a legitimate defense. If Michigan State had a business card, it would say "DEFENSE" in big bold … [Read more...] about #25 Wisconsin faces a stiff test with the Michigan State defense
Every time Wisconsin meets with the Minnesota Golden Gophers, Badgers coach Bret Bielema makes sure to give all of his freshman a history lesson on FBS's oldest rivalry. Recent history has been kind to the Badgers who have won eight straight in the illustrious battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe. After opposite starts to the season, the Badgers and Gophers are in pursuit of the … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Badgers go for nine straight against rival Gophers
The Illinois Fighting Illini and Wisconsin Badgers have a lot in common in 2012 and it's not a good thing. Most notably is the unexpected and disappointing starts for both teams. Neither team looked half-decent against non-conference foes and both lost their Big Ten openers. The Illini's new head coach Tim Beckman could already be on the hot-seat and the Wisconsin Badgers … [Read more...] about Illinois Fighting Illini vs. Wisconsin Badgers: Brutally Honest Preview