Ruben Anthony is calling for an independent review of the hiring of Chris McIntosh, arguing that the hiring process was tainted by outgoing athletic director Barry Alvarez's open support for McIntosh.
So what happens now? Let’s take a look at what these moves mean for the Badgers.
Ron Dayne calls him a "fighter." Ross Kolodziej said battling him at practice made getting to the NFL a possibility. Both men believe Chris McIntosh, the Badgers' new athletic director, is the right man for the job.
UW’s new AD said he is “a different person than Barry (Alvarez) is and I have a different approach” and added that the department faces “significant, real challenges.”
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“Certainly my style is different from Barry’s,” McIntosh said in the biggest understatement of the day. “Barry has his own unique style. It’s been well-documented. Swagger is a term that he has trademarked. I have my own style, and I’m comfortable with how I am.”
As expected, the UW System Board of Regents on Wednesday morning approved a contract with the former Badgers football player to be only the third UW athletic director in the past 32 years.
In each of the past two cycles, Khalif has helped UW post their highest-ranked recruiting classes in the internet era.
The choice for Barry Alvarez’s replacement played for the Badgers and has spent the last four years working for the UW athletic department.
The Board of Regents is scheduled to meet at 9 a.m. Wednesday for a closed session to finalize the hiring process to replace Barry Alvarez.
Kickoff times are set against Penn State, Eastern Michigan, Notre Dame, Illinois and Iowa.
The Ball State athletic director is reportedly one of the finalists to take over for Barry Alvarez, who's retiring June 30.
The Badgers' non-conference schedule is full through the 2027 season with the exception of one opening in 2026.
The project to transform rows of bleacher seating into indoor club spaces, small loge boxes and rows of chairback seating is expected to be ready for the 2022 season.
The UW AD said he hasn't spoken to anyone at the conference about a role as a liaison between the league office and its football coaches.
UW holds a 2-1 record all-time against Utah.
Isaiahh Loudermilk had a plan for how he wanted his NFL draft moment to happen.
The Green Bay Packers brought a native son home on Saturday.
After not being able to finish his final college season, former UW defensive back Rachad Wildgoose starts his NFL career on a team with eyes on the Super Bowl.
Loudermilk will have the opportunity to learn from new teammate Cameron Heyward, a two-time first-team All-Pro and four-time pro bowler.
NFL Draft weekend may not have gone as planned for some former Badger football players, but four are getting chances to make the league as undrafted free agents.
At least two Wisconsin Badgers have been drafted each year since 1994.
An advanced planning report recommended that UW replace the Shell with a new indoor football practice facility and outfit the McClain Center as an indoor track and field venue.
The football and men's basketball coaches joined Mark Johnson, Tony Granato, Chris Bono and Yuri Suguiyama in having an extra year added.
Menomonie native Mason Stokke is proud to be the latest in a long line of Wisconsin Badgers fullbacks with pro prospects.
“You mark my words: Within five years, Wisconsin’s going to be in the NCAA tournament because that’s how good Marisa Mosely is. I really love her," MacMullan said on an episode of "The Bill Simmons Podcast."
The search for Barry Alvarez’s replacement as UW’s athletic director has begun. Here’s what we know about the process and the people, including football coach Paul Chryst, who will determine the best candidates.
The nine-member group will be led by Athletic Board chair Pete Miller
University of Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez is expected to hold a news conference Tuesday afternoon to outline his retirement plans.
The Badgers athletic department has had two leaders in three-plus decades. With Barry Alvarez set to retire soon, who’s next and what should their priorities be?
Alvarez’s tenure as the athletic department’s leader saw high-level success across a number of programs, with 16 Badgers teams winning national championships.
1990: Notre Dame defensive coordinator and assistant head coach Barry Alvarez is hired by Pat Richter to become UW’s 27th football coach. He signs a four-year contract that calls for a starting 11-month base salary of $110,000 annually.
“(Jim Leonhard) painted me a really clear picture of what I'll be doing in his defense, what he saw for me,” Townsend said. “His career and what he's known for doing and developing players, that was a big deal to me.
Gary Brown was the running backs coach for the Dallas Cowboys from 2013-19 and also spent four seasons as an assistant with the Cleveland Browns.
State Journal beat reporters Colten Bartholomew, Jim Polzin and Todd Milewski get together over Zoom to discuss NCAA tournament news for the Badgers men’s basketball, men’s hockey and women’s hockey programs.
After a medical issue forced him to sit out the 2020 season, safety Reggie Pearson is moving on from UW after 18 career games.
Final details regarding the foundation’s scholarships are still being ironed out, but one will be for a student wanting to attend the University of Wisconsin.
Losing running backs coach John Settle continues an offseason of upheaval on the Badgers’ staff, which has lost three assistants since winning the Duke’s Mayo Bowl on Dec. 30.
State Journal beat reporters Colten Bartholomew and Jim Polzin get together over Zoom to break down the news surrounding Badgers men’s basketball and football.
NFL insider Adam Schefter tweeted Wednesday morning that Denver’s district attorney dismissed the DUI charges against Melvin Gordon “due to evidentiary concerns.”
“Honestly, a lot went into my decision. If I would have finished the season, I would have still left after my junior season,” Rachad Wildgoose told reporters Wednesday at UW’s Pro Day.
Former UW tackle Cole Van Lanen said he’s spoken with teams about playing guard or even center, positions where his wingspan isn’t as important and he can use his power and run-blocking ability.
Recruits' lack of tape and head-to-head competition, as well as program's recruiting tactics, have the Badgers a bit behind some Big Ten counterparts.
State Journal beat reporters Colten Bartholomew, Jim Polzin and Todd Milewski get together over Zoom to discuss Badgers’ men’s basketball and both hockey programs as they head toward tournament time.
The policy changes were a result of a joint review by the police department and UW Athletics that was commissioned last September in the wake of a nationwide focus on racial disparities in policing.
"If we're going to spend the time to plan for something, let's plan for bringing a ruckus back into Camp Randall and bringing our fan base back," deputy athletic director Chris McIntosh said.
State Journal beat reporters Colten Bartholomew and Jim Polzin get together over Zoom to break down the latest news around the Badgers men’s basketball and football teams.
Franklin prospect who models his game after Russell Wilson wants to be Wisconsin's Wilson 2.0.
Paul Chryst will be coaching quarterbacks and calling plays this fall, a dual role he’s filled often in the past for UW.
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