Wisconsin’s wide receiver depth, viewed as a considerable strength following the group’s strong performance down the stretch in 2017, recently took a hit when starters Quintez Cephus and Danny Davis were implicated in reports of a sexual assault in the spring.
The Badgers defense features seven new starters this year, three in the secondary alone. Of those new faces, Scott Nelson is the player to keep an eye on as the year progresses.
Football Last Season 2017 was by almost all measures the most successful season in program history, but its ending also left many Badger fans wanting more.
It wasn’t always pretty, but the Badgers offense showed flashes of what it is capable of, while their new-look defense impressed in Wisconsin’s 34-3 win over the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers.
Over eight months removed from their last game, the No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers football team (0-0 Big Ten, 1-0 overall) looked rusty throughout the first half of their 34-3 home win against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers (0-0 Conference USA, 0-1 overall) on Friday night.
Redshirt sophomore cornerback Dontye Carriere-Williams announced that he would be leaving the Badgers’ football program. Carriere-Williams tweeted an announcement on Wednesday night that he’s been granted a full release just two days before No.4 Wisconsin opens up the 2018 season against Western Kentucky. After playing in all 14 games last season with five starts, Carriere-Williams was the only player at the cornerback position with any meaningful game experience heading into the start of this season. Carriere-Williams played as the Badgers’ No. 3 cornerback last season behind Nick Nelson and Derrick Tindal.
After a summer of lofty expectations and pre-season hype, including a No. 4 ranking in the AP poll, Wisconsin football kicks off its 2018 season Friday night against the Western Kentucky Hilltoppers. For many on the Badgers’ new-look defense, Friday will be their first collegiate game.
Heading into a season with their highest preseason ranking in 18 years, unforseen adversity has been dropped on the Badgers’ doorstep.
Junior receiver Quintez Cephus has been formally suspended from the team following the announcement of a pair of felony sexual assault charges Monday.
The Wisconsin football team will be without last year’s top receiving target for the indefinite future, following today’s announcement by junior Quintez Cephus that he is leaving the team due to “unspecified charges” possibly to come from the Dane County District Attorney’s office.
The 2018 Wisconsin Badgers have a unique luxury when it comes to their incoming freshmen: If all goes according to plan, they may not be needed at all.
Six months ago, I started a self-imposed hiatus from writing as I began my semester in Italy. Having consumed all the carbohydrates I can reasonably eat and said “alora” more times than you can count, however, I’m back.
After losing starting cornerbacks Derrick Tindal and Nick Nelson along with starting safety Natrell Jamerson, senior D’Cota Dixon is the lone returning member of the Badgers’ 2017 defensive backfield.
If you’re looking for Jonathan Taylor during spring practice, chances are you will find him near the end zone with head coach Paul Chryst.
For senior nose tackle Olive Sagapolu, breaks during practice do not mean he stops working. Instead, in between drills and after practice, Sagapolu is constantly working to be a mentor for UW’s younger defensive linemen.
Friends, family, prospective recruits and alumni poured into the McClain Center Friday evening for Wisconsin football’s 12th spring practice.
Truly in-instate products: UW football uses homegrown food to improve player health, on-field performanceBy Bremen Keasey | Apr. 12, 2018
Linebacker Andrew Van Ginkel gave the Wisconsin Badgers a spark of energy during the Big Ten Championship Game.
From fields of corn to the hustle and bustle of the big city, Wisconsin sophomore center Tyler Biadasz has made the transition from Amherst, a rural town with a population of just 1,035, according the 2010 census, to Madison.