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Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

Feb. 21, 2020 4:55 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and...

Ex-Wisconsin receiver surrenders, charged in double-homicide

Feb. 15, 2020 9:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl surrendered to Chicago police on Saturday in connection with the deaths of two people who were found with gunshot wounds on a road in Janesville, Wisconsin. Marcus Randle El, 33, turned...

FILE - In this Aug. 30, 2019, file photo, Wisconsin offensive lineman Tyler Biadasz (61) reacts during an NCAA college football game, in Tampa, Fla. Biadasz was selected to The Associated Press All-America team, Monday, Dec. 16, 2019.  (AP Photo/Mark Lomoglio, File)

Wisconsin All-America center Biadasz declares for NFL draft

Jan. 8, 2020 6:39 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin All-America center Tyler Biadasz said Wednesday he will skip his senior season to go to the NFL. Biadasz said on Twitter the NFL “has always been my biggest dream." He was a unanimous All-America this season and won the Rimington Trophy as the nation's top center....

Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus celebrates after scoring against Oregon during first half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus to enter NFL draft

Jan. 6, 2020 12:03 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is losing its top running back and now its top wide receiver to the NFL. Quintez Cephus announced Monday on Twitter and Instagram that he will skip his senior season to enter the NFL draft. “I’m excited to put my name in for the draft and to have a chance to...

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor runs past Oregon cornerback Thomas Graham Jr. during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor to enter NFL draft

Jan. 3, 2020 8:37 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor is headed to the NFL. The record-setting junior announced Friday on Twitter and Instagram that he will forgo his senior season with the Badgers and enter the NFL draft. The two-time Doak Walker Award winner and two-time unanimous first-team...

Oregon head coach Mario Cristobal celebrates with the trophy after the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game against Wisconsin Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Cristobal's new-look Oregon looks to build on Rose Bowl win

Jan. 2, 2020 2:22 AM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — The helmets are as shiny as ever, and the team still has an untold number of uniforms, but Oregon has reinvented itself as a physical and hard-nosed football team. While their appearances in the “Granddaddy” of all bowl games in the previous decade were all about...

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor runs past Oregon cornerback Thomas Graham Jr. during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Mistakes loom large in Wisconsin's Rose Bowl defeat

Jan. 1, 2020 11:29 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Paul Chryst succinctly summed up why his Wisconsin squad lost Wednesday's 106th Rose Bowl to Oregon despite running 22 more plays and dominating time of possession. “We didn't overcome ourselves," the Badgers coach said after four turnovers and untimely penalties contributed...

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert runs for a touchdown past Wisconsin linebacker Jack Sanborn during second half of the Rose Bowl NCAA college football game Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020, in Pasadena, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Herbert has 3 TD runs, Oregon beats Wisconsin in Rose Bowl

Jan. 1, 2020 10:17 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Justin Herbert faked a handoff and went on the run of his life in the fourth quarter of the Rose Bowl. Oregon's 6-foot-6 quarterback gracefully stiff-armed Wisconsin linebacker Jack Sanborn at the line of scrimmage. He surged downfield, found his blockers and sprinted to the...

FILE - In this Dec. 6, 2018, file photo, Oregon coach Mario Cristobal, right, celebrates with offensive lineman Shane Lemieux (68) after Oregon defeated Utah 37-15 in an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship, in Santa Clara, Calif. Cristobal was named The Associated Press Pac-12 Coach of the Year Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Ducks, Badgers hope to put on another thriller at Rose Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 6:21 PM EST

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — When Oregon and Wisconsin met in the Rose Bowl eight years ago, two brilliant offenses put on a 45-38 thriller on one of the most exciting afternoons in this venerable bowl game's history. The Ducks' rematch with the Badgers on Wednesday could have similar offensive fireworks, given...

Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert (10) and teammate La'Mar Winston Jr. (32) celebrate after Oregon defeated Utah 37-15 in an NCAA college football game for the Pac-12 Conference championship in Santa Clara, Calif., Friday, Dec. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

No. 7 Oregon faces No. 11 Wisconsin in 106th Rose Bowl

Dec. 31, 2019 11:11 AM EST

Rose Bowl: Oregon (11-2) vs Wisconsin (10-3), Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. EST (ESPN). Line: Wisconsin by 2 1/2. Series record: Wisconsin leads 3-2. WHAT'S AT STAKE The 106th edition of the Granddaddy of Them All is mostly for bragging rights in the game's traditional Big Ten/Pac-12 rivalry. Oregon can cap its...