Only at the University of Wisconsin can you repeatedly lose All-American offensive linemen and go into the next season with as much confidence in the unit as years’ previous.
CHICAGO -- The Big Ten Conference has never been more ready to take the football field and put the tumultuous offseason in the rearview mirror. Players and coaches alike could not have made this more evident during the Big Ten Media Days at the McCormick Center from July 26-27.
UW-Madison running back Montee Ball was among the hundreds of people Madison police arrested and cited at the Mifflin Street Block Party Saturday.
Most of the headlines from Saturday’s spring game will go to redshirt freshman running back Melvin Gordon, but a Wisconsin defense without redshirt junior linebacker Chris Borland and redshirt senior linebacker Mike Taylor, was equally impressive.
After a massive turnover in both players and coaches from one of the most productive offenses in Wisconsin football history, the 2012 Badgers’ offense will take their first step toward another Big Ten title this weekend in the annual Spring Game.
Over the past two seasons, most of the attention for the Wisconsin football team went to its offense. From the running back-dominated offense in 2010 that averaged nearly 250 rushing yards per game, to the Russell Wilson-lead campaign that put up more than 44 points per contest, Wisconsin’s offense has been the team’s centerpiece.
The month-long span of 14 grueling spring practices will come to a conclusion Saturday for the Wisconsin football team prepares to play in their annual spring game at Camp Randall Stadium.
With one week and four practices to go for the Wisconsin football team before its spring game next Saturday the Badger coaches are getting a look at the players competing for playing time on offense.
With the departure of Russell Wilson, one of the biggest questions facing the Wisconsin football team for the 2012 season was its situation under center. Consider those questions answered with Wednesday’s news that former Maryland quarterback Danny O’Brien has decided to take his talents to Madison.