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Injuries will test depth of secondary at No. 15 Wisconsin

Oct. 8, 2018 4:56 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Add Wisconsin safety D'Cota Dixon to the growing list of injuries in the secondary for No. 15 Wisconsin. Dixon had his right foot in a protective boot on Monday after getting hurt late in last week's 41-24 victory over Nebraska. The senior said the boot was just a precaution after...

Struggling Huskers' next challenge: No. 16 Wisconsin

Oct. 5, 2018 2:54 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Good times are coming at Nebraska, coach Scott Frost promises. It may not happen this weekend against No. 16 Wisconsin. The Cornhuskers don't have any wins yet under the first-year coach, but he does have hope. They better bring their run defense, too, to Camp Randall Stadium on...

No. 18 Wisconsin's defense looks to get back on track

Sep. 20, 2018 3:09 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin defense is a work in progress. Normally one of the top units in the nation, the 18th-ranked Badgers have been dented this year in nonconference play, particularly against the run. Wisconsin has first-year starters at defensive end and outside linebacker. The most...

Time to move on for No. 18 Wisconsin with trip to Iowa next

Sep. 18, 2018 2:31 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — This is no time to sulk at Wisconsin. The upset loss to BYU might still sting, but the 18th-ranked Badgers must move on. Beating Iowa this weekend to open Big Ten play would sure give Wisconsin a lift. "You don't ever want to rely on losing as a source to go win. That's never going to...

Canada runs for 2 scores, BYU upsets No. 6 Wisconsin 24-21

Sep. 15, 2018 8:38 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — BYU coach Kalani Sitake viewed Wisconsin's brand of smashmouth football as a blueprint for success. The Cougars followed the plan to perfection Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Squally Canada ran for 118 yards and two touchdowns and BYU handed mistake-prone Wisconsin its first...

Taylor scores 3 TDs, No. 5 Wisconsin beats New Mexico 45-14

Sep. 8, 2018 5:33 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor needed extra time to rest and regroup after a win over New Mexico. Rushing for 253 yards on 33 carries, both career highs, can take a toll on a running back, and he took some time to himself before speaking to reporters about his milestone day. Taylor also matched a...

No. 4 Wisconsin's D work in progress with stars and youth

Aug. 26, 2018 5:35 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The bar is set high for the Wisconsin defense. The roster might turn over, but the fourth-ranked Badgers' D rarely crumbles. Since 2013, Wisconsin is second nationally in both scoring defense (16.1 points) and total defense (282.6 yards). But to return to that level this year,...