For the 2011-12 holidays I was in sunny Pasadena, enjoying the absolutely first rate hospitality a media member receives when covering the Rose Bowl; the greatest bowl game of them all. And to top it all off: I'm told by the winning coach of a BCS game (Oregon Ducks' Chip Kelly) that my business and marketing ideas are superb! In a crowded room full of my media peers no … [Read more...] about Philadelphia Eagles Coach Chip Kelly quasi-endorses The Sports Bank
Wisconsin Badgers 2013 NFL Draft Rewind
Who knew that the University of Wisconsin would become one of the best factories for NFL prospects, it's surely come a long way in the last twenty years. The Badgers nine top-75 picks over the last three years are as many as Ohio State, Nebraska and Michigan combined. The only two schools in the nation with more top-75 picks over that span are Alabama (13) and LSU … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Badgers 2013 NFL Draft Rewind
Wisconsin’s Montee Ball a perfect fit for the Denver Broncos
With the 26th pick in the second round (58th overall) of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Denver Broncos made a long-life dream come true when they selected Wisconsin Badgers running back Montee Ball. Montee Ball grew up idolizing the Broncos as a small kid, particularly running back Terrell Davis (1998 MVP and two-time Super Bowl champion). “It’s a dream come true,” Ball said. … [Read more...] about Wisconsin’s Montee Ball a perfect fit for the Denver Broncos
Will the Green Bay Packers draft Wisconsin’s Montee Ball?
The Wisconsin Badgers held their annual Pro Day on Wednesday and in attendance was the architect of the Green Bay Packers potent offense. Packers General Manager, Ted Thompson, made the short drive to Madison to take a look at a small group of Badgers prospects who have high hopes of being drafted in the upcoming 2013 NFL Draft. Wisconsin's most notable prospect is … [Read more...] about Will the Green Bay Packers draft Wisconsin’s Montee Ball?
2013 NFL Draft stock report: Rose Bowl edition
Not a lot of offense in this year's Rose Bowl as Stanford held off Wisconsin 20-14 to send the Badgers to three straight losses in "The Granddaddy of Them All." Nonetheless, there were some moments where certain NFL prospects impressed and others that had head-scratching moments. Here are some players who helped or hurt their 2013 NFL Draft Stock. … [Read more...] about 2013 NFL Draft stock report: Rose Bowl edition