If the Badgers want to avenge their 38-13 blowout loss to Michigan last year, they’ll have to do two things perfectly: maintain possession and get stops on early downs.
Michigan and Wisconsin both have postseason dreams on the line Saturday when they face off in Camp Randall. Here are the keys for each team to win.
“He just felt different,” said junior wide receiver Kendric Pryor when describing junior quarterback Jack Coan compared to last season. He said there was a visible difference in his confidence and the way he led the offense through two convincing wins to start the 2019 season.
There was visible excitement and emotion shown from the Badgers after their dominant performance for a second straight week, and the team had all the reason to be ecstatic.
Central Michigan (1-0) and No. 17 Wisconsin (1-0), two programs that have been playing football since before the turn of the 20th century, will face off for the first time in history Saturday afternoon at Camp Randall.
Through eight quarters of football, No. 17 Wisconsin’s defense has yet to allow a single point. They put together another dominant performance Saturday afternoon, as Wisconsin (2-0) defeated Central Michigan (1-1) 61-0 in the Badgers’ home opener at Camp Randall Stadium.
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The Big 10 had a chance to make a significant statement in unfamiliar territory during week one of the college football season, with Northwestern travelling to Palo Alto to take on No. 25 Stanford, Purdue on the road at an intriguing G5 school in Nevada, and No. 19 Wisconsin in Tampa to take on the AAC’s South Florida Bulls.
The Badgers welcomed a number of talented freshmen, but there are only a handful that will see the field, let alone play a significant role on the team.
3 Keys to success for each team: Badgers need to take care of business, Chippewas need to hope for perfectionBy Nathan Denzin | Sep. 6, 2019
Wisconsin enters Saturdays game unbeaten, and is looking to stay hot. Central Michigan comes in after a big win against an FCS opponent, but haven't proven they can play against top teams. Here are the keys for each team to win.
Expectations for the Central Michigan Chippewas are low, to say the least. Last year, CMU suffered through a 1-11 season that was epitomized by a 51-13 loss to Toledo in their season finale, after which former head coach John Bonamego was fired.
Strong in the trenches: How offensive and defensive line play propelled Badgers to victory against USFBy Sam Shiffman | Sep. 6, 2019
The Badgers lost a lot of talent on defense last season after D’Cota Dixon, Ryan Connely and T.J. Edwards all graduated. But if anything is clear from UW’s 49-0 win over USF, it’s that Jim Leonhard’s defense can still compete at an elite level.
Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst brought a slightly revamped offense to South Florida last Friday, most notably with the incorporation of Jonathan Taylor into the passing game
The lightning subsided shortly after 7 p.m. in South Florida, but running back Jonathan Taylor brought his own thunder to Raymond James Stadium Friday night.
College football is finally back, and the No. 19 Wisconsin Badgers kick off their season Friday in hot and humid Florida, against the South Florida Bulls.
The passing attack was a major disappointment this past football season, and it was a big part of the reason why the Badgers offense struggled to get anything going outside of runs from running back Jonathan Taylor.
One of the least talked about positional groups in football is the special teams unit, but as the Badgers found out against BYU last fall, a missed field goal can be the difference.
“The most popular man on campus is the backup quarterback.”
With just six weeks until the 2019 NFL draft scouts and coaches from 24 NFL teams descended on Madison to get a further look at Wisconsin’s top professional football prospects.