The Cowboys suffered their second tough loss of the season, but former Badgers center Tyler Biadasz got the first extended action of his career. Biadasz, last year’s Rimington Trophy winner, entered the game late in the second quarter and played the rest of the way. With Biadasz in the lineup, Dallas scored two second-half touchdowns and tallied a field goal. Dallas hasn’t announced its O-line for Week 4, but Biadasz may be in line for his first NFL start soon.
“He’s a kid that’s had the physical tools ever since he started playing high school football, but he’s really worked hard to improve his skills and improve his body,” Bollers' coach Gabe Bakkers said.
The UW Marching Band announced Thursday that the Big Ten Conference decided bands will not participate in this football season.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew breaks down the impacts that gaining OL Jon Dietzen and losing S Reggie Pearson may have on the Badgers before diving in and giving you a game-by-game look at UW's schedule.
The UW athletic department had previously cautioned that a revenue shortfall of $100 million or more was possible this year without a football season.
Jon Dietzen's return, and the absence of safety Reggie Pearson, were surprises of the team's roster, which was released Wednesday morning.
New England Patriots running back James White says he is having trouble processing the sudden death of his father but is finding comfort in celebrating his son’s first birthday.
Msgr. Michael Burke, affectionately known as “Father Mike,” was the Badgers’ team chaplain for over four decades. He died Saturday night at 72.
Big Ten Conference leaders are hoping that their third crack at a league football schedule will stick.
UW's three-star recruit from Colorado has skills, confidence to excel as a cornerback.
Defensive lineman Isaiahh Loudermilk: "We know what pieces we have, we know what pieces are being added, some new faces coming in. Being around those guys, seeing their mentality, who they are, we have a good bond now. I’ve just got a great feeling about (this season).”
One city council member said strict restrictions on tailgating and house parties are necessary to prevent Badgers games from becoming superspreader events.
Assistant athletic director for sports medicine Michael Moll said that organizing buses and flights will be a challenge even with the introduction of daily rapid testing for the Badgers' entire travel party.
Paul Chryst, who was part of the football scheduling committee in the return-to-competition effort, said his focus has turned to preparing the Badgers for the season.
Allen, who orally committed to the Badgers in July, is a consensus four-star recruit, which gives the Badgers a seventh four-star-or-better recruit in the 2021 class.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew is joined by colleague Jim Polzin to break down the Big Ten's return to football, UW's central role in the process, and what's left to do.
Other sports leagues have shown games can be played and played safely if people follow the rules.
"We are so much better and so much more prepared today than we were (42) days ago” when the previous conference schedule was released, Big Ten commissioner Kevin Warren said.
League teams will play eight regular-season games in eight weeks and all teams will play a ninth game the week of the conference championship game.
Public Health doesn’t have authority over UW’s campus or Camp Randall Stadium.
Get the latest updates on the Big Ten Conference's plan to start the football season in October amid ongoing COVID-19 coronavirus concerns.
Speaking as an NCAA witness to the U.S. Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions, Blank echoed the desires of the NCAA and Power Five conferences for Congress to make a national law governing NIL payments to athletes and to allow the NCAA to enforce that law.
Starting the football season would be a stunning reversal of the conference’s Aug. 11 decision to shut down football and all fall sports because of concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Badgers' representative on the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors says all teams will play this fall or none will.
Following a month of backlash to its decision to push the football season to the spring semester due to the COVID-19 pandemic, new testing procedures prompted the conference to mull reversing course.
The full Big Ten Council of Presidents/Chancellors will vote in the next 72 hours regarding the conference’s return-to-play plan.
When the fall football season was canceled, UW began work on a way to bring some kind of Camp Randall experience to fans, even if it wasn’t the traditional one of tailgates and live football.
"It's not some magical date or who does the best lobbying," UW athletic director Barry Alvarez said. "Questions have to be answered."
Colorado cornerback Al Ashford III’s commitment came seemingly out of nowhere, as he didn’t publicly announce a scholarship offer from UW prior to choosing the school.
"If I can make a man miss, that’s my first go-to, but when it comes down to it, putting my head down and running behind my shoulders isn’t a problem for me either," the 2021 UW recruit said.
The 83 athletes who have tested positive represent more than 11% of Badgers athletes on campus.
Football and men's hockey are the only two sports pausing activities due to test results, per a UW official.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew breaks down the Badgers’ big recruiting win in landing five-star tackle Nolan Rucci, looks into what the O-line of the future could be, discusses the soap opera that is the Big Ten and gives some thoughts about Badgers in the NFL.
Nolan Rucci is the No. 16 overall recruit in the country per 247Sports, while Rivals tabs him No. 29 and ESPN ranks him 33rd.
2021 recruit Deacon Hill has been molding his body and his skills for almost a decade in order to make a splash when he reaches UW.
The Badgers and the Big Ten Conference are trying to set a course for a football season postponed by COVID-19, work through associated financial challenges and address racial injustice issues.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew is joined by colleagues Jim Polzin and Todd Milewski to break down all the news around the Badgers.
Risk of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle that can be fatal if not managed properly, was one of the factors in the Big Ten’s decision to cancel fall sports and attempt to play them in the spring.
Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren doesn’t have the power to unilaterally start the season — the Big Ten Council of Presidents and Chancellors would need to vote again to do that.
Ex-UW quarterback Brooks Bollinger reflects on his time with the Badgers, the NFL and life after football.
The Big Ten Conference’s return-to-play plans for football are still in early stages, with Thanksgiving, New Year’s Day, early January and late January start dates still being options.
Messages out of the Badgers athletic department have supported the stances taken Wednesday by professional athletes in the aftermath of the police shooting Sunday of Jacob Blake in Kenosha.
Former UW tackle and first-team All-Pro with the New Orleans Saints talks bouncing back after tough losses and carrying on UW's offensive line legacy.
Safeguards have worked except in MLB; college football has almost no chance of succeeding and should shut down like the Big Ten Conference did.
Despite a projected drop in revenue similar to Iowa's for the 2020-21 school year, UW's senior staff members said during a virtual staff meeting that the Badgers aren't moving in the direction of eliminating sports, sources said.
The NCAA Division I Council recommended that the Board of Governors approve eligibility and scholarship relief for fall athletes in the 2020-21 season, regardless of whether they compete in a potential spring season.
State Journal beat reporter Colten Bartholomew discusses the Badgers' recruiting win with wide receiver Skyler Bell, his issues with the complaints coaches and players' parents have with the Big Ten, and why consistency is so important in times of crisis like right now.
Plans to play a truncated football season starting in early-to-mid January are gaining steam inside the Big Ten Conference.
Big Ten Commissioner Kevin Warren writes open letter to explain decision to push fall sports back amid COVID-19 pandemic.
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