Latest Wisconsin Badgers football News

Wisconsin gives West hope of challenging B10 East dominance

Aug. 14, 2018 2:46 PM EDT

The Big Ten West might not be best, but it is getting closer to challenging the East Division's conference dominance. Wisconsin returns the entire offensive line and a 1,900-yard rusher from its record-setting 13-win team, and some see the Badgers as a contender for the College Football Playoff. Iowa has the...

Strong at core, Wisconsin's rugged D gets makeover on edges

Aug. 10, 2018 5:17 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Strong at its core, Wisconsin's defense is undergoing a makeover on the edges. Coach Paul Chryst needs new starters at both defensive end positions, both outside linebacker positions, and both cornerback spots. It might be asking a lot for most other teams to play top 10-caliber...

Wisconsin RB Jonathan Taylor packs on the muscle

Aug. 2, 2018 12:00 AM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor packed on muscle to get ready for the pounding that will come from defenses that will try to bring him down this season. The sophomore is no longer an unknown commodity in the Big Ten. The record-breaking running back is a star as training camp opens for the Wisconsin...

Big Ten Preview: Rugged East race; Wisconsin flexes in West

Aug. 1, 2018 2:28 PM EDT

The Big Ten features maybe the most interesting division in college football and one of the biggest divisional favorites The AP Top 25 College Football Podcast previews the Big Ten this week, with Dave Revsine of the Big Ten Network . In the East Division, Ohio State, Penn State, Michigan and Michigan State all...

Ho-hum: Wisconsin a favorite to win Big Ten West again

Jul. 24, 2018 8:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Success for the Wisconsin Badgers is about as ho-hum as their leader's personality. All Wisconsin does is win under no-nonsense, coach-next-door Paul Chryst. The Badgers finished a school-best 13-1 last year, missing the playoffs following a loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten title game but...

Frost looks right at home with Nebraska

Jul. 23, 2018 6:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Scott Frost talks to Tom Osborne almost every week. He welcomes his college coach into his office at Nebraska, or they go turkey hunting or fishing. Hard at work at rebuilding his storied alma mater, Frost is keeping his friends as close as possible. The 43-year-old Frost is home again after...