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Tom Oates: A primer on the 2014 Big Ten

Tom Oates: A primer on the 2014 Big Ten

This is a season of transition in Big Ten Conference football.
College football: 14 national storylines to follow in 2014

College football: 14 national storylines to follow in 2014

Jim Polzin's 14 national storylines to follow in the 2014 college football season.
Badgers football: Heisman hype wears on Melvin Gordon

Badgers football: Heisman hype wears on Melvin Gordon

It almost sounded like Melvin Gordon was giving himself a pep talk.
Badgers football: Derek Watt a man of many positions

Badgers football: Derek Watt a man of many positions

The year began with Derek Watt doing something ultra cool and transcendent, all in the name of brotherhood.
Badgers football: After year of change, Gary Andersen finds comfort zone

Badgers football: After year of change, Gary Andersen finds comfort zone

After a year of learning on the job, guiding Wisconsin to a 9-4 mark overall and 6-2 in the Big Ten, Gary Andersen feels more secure about his place in the world.
Tom Oates: Tanner McEvoy's running ability won him the quarterback job at UW

Tom Oates: Tanner McEvoy's running ability won him the quarterback job at UW

This time, it wasn’t some fake Twitter account trying to spill the beans.
Badgers football: Opener looming, coach Gary Andersen

Badgers football: Opener looming, coach Gary Andersen "feels real good" about team's health

If University of Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen has any nagging health concerns about his team heading into the season opener he wasn’t letting on Monday.

Gary Andersen mum on starting QB but says McEvoy, Stave will play this season

Madison Gary Andersen isnt flinching.Speaking Monday morning on WIBA-AM (1310), Andersen reiterated he isnt going to name his starting quarterback for Wisconsins opener against LSU at 8 p.m. Saturday in Houston.Well see when we jog out on the field, Andersen said. Well see who is going to start.The Journal Sentinel reported Friday the staff has decided to start redshirt junior Tanner McEvoy rather than Joel Stave, who started all 13 games last season.A lot of hearsay, Andersen said when asked about the report. A lot of people think they know a lot of things in life but sometimes they...

Video: Potrykus previews Badgers football season

Badgers beat writer Jeff Potrykus talks with CineSport's Brian Clark about UW's upcoming football season, which begins Saturday against LSU in Houston. (function() { var csprtjs = document.createElement('script'); csprtjs.type = 'text/javascript'; csprtjs.async = true; csprtjs.src = 'http://edgecdn.cinesport.com/container.js'; var first_s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; first_s.parentNode.insertBefore(csprtjs, first_s); })();
Badgers football: Workmanlike attitude makes Melvin Gordon go

Badgers football: Workmanlike attitude makes Melvin Gordon go

Melvin Gordon passed on the NFL to make his mark right here, right now.
Badgers football: Cornerbacks eye bigger impact

Badgers football: Cornerbacks eye bigger impact

Big plays were a major topic of conversation for the University of Wisconsin football team’s cornerbacks during the offseason.
Tom Oates: Year 2 of the Gary Andersen era figures to much be different than Year 1

Tom Oates: Year 2 of the Gary Andersen era figures to much be different than Year 1

Usually it takes years for a coach to build a team to the point where it is a true reflection of his philosophy. For Gary Andersen, it took a few months.
Tom Oates: Time will tell if a smaller, faster UW defense will hold up in Big Ten

Tom Oates: Time will tell if a smaller, faster UW defense will hold up in Big Ten

Gary Andersen's Utah State group gave UW fits in 2012, but can smaller players survive a brutal schedule?

Badgers fans: Are you ready for some football?

Madison Were a week away from Wisconsins 2014 football opener against LSU and our preview section will be posted on our site later today and will run in the Sunday paper.We examine several players expected to play key roles for UW in Gary Andersens second season, provide a brief overview of each of UWs 12 regular-season games, examine the Big Ten divisional races and toss in a few miscellaneous items, too, including the new bowl lineup for Big Ten teams.One note to our readers: because of printing deadlines we were not able to include the loss of Ohio State quarterback Braxton Miller. So he...
Badgers football: Tight ends have makings of 'special' group

Badgers football: Tight ends have makings of 'special' group

Joel Stave was taking stock of his offensive arsenal earlier this week when the junior quarterback for the University of Wisconsin football team made an interesting observation.

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