According to sources close to the University of Wisconsin, former NC State quarterback Russell Wilson will make a campus visit sometime next week. It was just a couple of weeks ago that Wilson, who threw for 3,663 yards and 28 touchdowns last season, visited the Auburn campus. Rumors swirled that Wilson was impressed by his visit to Auburn, making the Tigers the … [Read more...] about Russell Wilson to Wisconsin Still Possible?
All eyes will be on redshirt sophomore QB Jon Budmayr in 2011 as he attempts to take over for Scott Tolzien. Tolzien wasn't the flashiest of quarterbacks, but he was one of the most efficient signal-callers in the country last season. Considered by many to have an even stronger arm, Budmayr has quite the task ahead of him when replacing Tolzien who led last year's squad to a … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Football Spring Game: Your Essential Guide
The announcement of the Wisconsin Badgers returning to the Rose Bowl for the first time since 2000 was only the beginning of a historical year in Madison. On Thursday night, senior offensive lineman Gabe Carimi was named the Outland Trophy winner, an award handed out to the best interior lineman in the country. Carimi joins former Badger and current Cleveland Browns … [Read more...] about Badgers Gabe Carimi wins Outland Trophy
Wisconsin Badgers quarterback Scott Tolzien has been named the winner of the 2010 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award, it was announced on Monday. Tolzien is the first player in Wisconsin history to win the award, which debuted in 1987 and is given annually to the country's top senior quarterback. Boasting a career record of 21-4, Tolzien led the Wisconsin Badgers to a share … [Read more...] about Badgers Scott Tolzien Wins National Award for Top Senior Quarterback
Wisconsin Badgers' starting quarterback Scott Tolzien may not be as flashy as Denard Robinson, Terrelle Pryor or even Ricky Stanzi, when it comes to his fellow Big Ten quarterbacks. However, he does compare in effectiveness. The senior from Rolling Meadows, IL ranks eighth in the country with a passer rating of 176.2. His career pass efficiency of 149.8 is the best in … [Read more...] about Scott Tolzien: Not the Flashiest of QBs, But Highly Effective
With their 20-19 win over Arizona State on Saturday, Wisconsin improved to 3-0 on the season for the seventh-consecutive year. The win also marked the 27th straight non-conference regular-season game they've won dating back to 2003. At home, Badger head coach Bret Bielema is undefeated against non-conference opponents, outscoring them by an average of 17.9 points. While Bielema … [Read more...] about Wisconsin Beats ASU 20-19 Thanks to Valai’s Block
It's Big Ten Media Day! The first of two actually! You know what that means: football season will soon be here! So let's talk shop. By Paul M. Banks 1. Terelle Pryor, Ohio State. No surprise here. You know all about this kid. But seriously, WHY DIDNT THEY BRING HIM TO MEDIA DAY??? 2. Scott Tolzien, Wisconsin. Has little to no NFL potential, and he's about as exciting … [Read more...] about 2010 Big Ten QB Power Rankings
By Paul M. Banks The Big Ten has a historical reputation for being a “black and blue” type conference like the old NFC Central in the NFL. Woody Hayes and his “3 yards and a cloud of dust” comes to mind. But today, it’s all about the spread-option, and having a quarterback who can run the ball almost as well, or better than he can throw it. The Big Ten’s best are the guys … [Read more...] about Big Ten QB Power Rankings