The University of Wisconsin announced Wednesday that seven student-athletes have tested positive for COVID-19 after 428 COVID-19 tests were administered in the past month.
The University of Wisconsin football team will not play Northwestern at Wrigley Field this season, as the game has been moved to the Wildcats' home stadium of Ryan Field, according to Northwestern's website.
David Gilreath has visited 34 countries, with Turkey at the top of his best-of list. Following closely being Istanbul among his favorite cities are Barcelona, Hong Kong, Tel Aviv and Morelia, which is located in central Mexico and is the home of Gilreath’s fiancée.
Our Wisconsin State Journal team offers a closer look at the athletes that have committed to playing football at the University of Wisconsin beginning in the 2021 season.
Sometimes destiny presents itself early on in a person’s life.
J.J. Watt’s football career at the University of Wisconsin was much like one of his pass rushes — quick and explosive.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew breaks down news surrounding the University of Wisconsin football team.
The Badgers went 42-12 with Deiter in the starting lineup, appearing in the Big Ten Championship Game twice and winning four bowl games.
Jonathan Taylor and Penn State alum and current New York Giants tailback Saquon Barkley were the two running backs named to BTN's All-Decade Team.
Chris Borland’s senior year of 2013 was arguably his best, as he won the conference’s defensive player of the year and linebacker of the year awards en route to a first-team All-American selection by the Football Writers Association of America.
Bo Ryan, who won 364 games and seven Big Ten Conference championships in 14-plus seasons with the Badgers, will be inducted in September.
Competitive balance, transfer rules and money lead the challenges for the two biggest college sports.
The NCAA on Thursday extended a recruiting dead period through Aug. 31 that bans in-person recruiting on- and off-campus for all sports due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew breaks down the latest news about the Badgers football program.
UW coach Paul Chryst said he believes his staff’s continuity and coaches building a history with the university help them understand what kind of player fits with the program.
Ricardo Hallman, ranked a four-star prospect by Rivals and a three-star by 247Sports and ESPN, had offers from at least 16 Football Bowl Subdivision programs, including Ohio State, Michigan, Penn State, Miami, Florida and Florida State.
In a statement released Monday afternoon, UW said two of the 117 student-athletes tested positive during the first phase of the athletic department’s approach of bringing athletes back on campus.
Madison Cone and Tyra Turner, two UW student-athletes who were named to the Big Ten Anti-Hate, Anti-Racism Coalition, detail their motivations and goals of creating change.
Most of Paul Chryst's players are back on campus, and the NCAA earlier this week announced a model for an extended training camp that will begin next month.
“I think that what’s empowering is that everyone’s voice really matters, especially in the confines we’re talking about, in our locker room, in our staff room, in our team room," Paul Chryst said Monday.
State Journal beat reporters Colten Bartholomew and Jim Polzin break down the football team's return to the weight room, the basketball team's expectations, and answer listener questions.
The University of Wisconsin began voluntary strength and conditioning work for football players earlier this week.
Social distancing requirements have changed the look of UW football workouts, but the substance is the same.
The University of Wisconsin has four representatives in the coalition — Chancellor Rebecca Blank, associate athletic director Mike Jackson, senior football safety Madison Cone and junior softball outfielder Tyra Turner.
Jackson and a team of Badgers administrators are working on a strategic plan to address diversity, inclusion and engagement issues.
Under the proposal, the University of Wisconsin — slated to open its season Sept. 4 against Indiana at Camp Randall Stadium — would start mandatory workouts on July 12.
Van Lanen is the only Badger to earn preseason recognition from Walter Camp Football, and one of three Big Ten players to make the first team offense.
Bollers is ranked the 98th overall recruit in the country by Rivals, 147th by 247Sports and 200th by ESPN, and is the fifth four-star recruit in UW’s 2021 class.
Topics include how UW is handling athletes being back on campus, a conversation with the head of a Big Ten task force, the racism allegations at Iowa and more.
The renewal rate is lower than the 95% range seen in recent seasons, but the COVID-19 pandemic has added a challenge not seen before.
UW freshman offensive lineman talks his recruiting process, his goals and the hill that made him who he is.
The University of Wisconsin announced Monday its plans and protocols for student-athletes’ return to campus.
Deputy athletic director Chris McIntosh acknowledged, though, that there have been internal discussions about how to handle limitations that could be brought about by COVID-19.
State Journal beat reporters Colten Bartholomew and Todd Milewski break down the news around Badgers sports.
The decision, confirmed Tuesday by a UW official, is the first step in getting back on schedule toward a season this fall after the COVID-19 pandemic effectively wiped out spring weight training and practices.
In an open letter Monday, Warren denounced the killing of George Floyd by a Minneapolis police officer last week and announced the formation of the coalition. Warren invited student-athletes, coaches, athletic directors and campus administrators to join,
Shaw will spend his sixth year of eligibility in an inexperienced backfield for the Golden Bears.
UW football coach says he "gets energy" when considering challenges ahead as team eyes return to campus when COVID-19 restrictions end.
While the NCAA’s Division I Council has opened the door for football and basketball players to begin working out on campus on June 1, Big Ten Conference schools are mixed on when they’ll allow them to happen.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew breaks down the Blake Wilcox situation, Badgers football recruiting news and gives his thoughts on if the college football season can happen.
Chippewa Falls native and former University of Wisconsin and NFL linebacker Chad Cascadden has overcome the odds throughout his life and now has made the post-career transition into the financial world.
The NCAA on Wednesday extended a recruiting dead period through July 31 that bans in-person recruiting on- and off-campus for all sports.
Blake Wilcox, who redshirted in 2019 after walking onto the team out of Kettle Moraine High School, was ranked as the No. 3 punter and No. 5 kicker in the nation by Kohl’s Kicking Camp before joining the Badgers.
Former Badgers and NFL star Joe Thomas emerged with a victory on the season premiere of NBC's popular reality competition show on Monday night.
Jack Pugh — ranked a four-star recruit by 247Sports and ESPN and a three-star prospect by Rivals — is considered among the top 12 of tight ends in his class.
Growing up, Aaron Witt was never seen as the one destined to play Division I college football. He was bound to do anything to change that.
In three seasons at Wisconsin, Josh Seltzner has accomplished every goal he's set for himself — all that’s left is to not only become a starter, but stay a starter.
Many positive signs emerge that suggest a full schedule of college football will be played in 2020.
On his monthly radio show Wednesday, Barry Alvarez said the Badgers football team can be flexible in preparations for a 2020 season loaded with uncertainties caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
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