The Badgers Trap Game This Season

The Badgers Trap Game This Season

Every team has the dreaded “trap game” on their schedule. Wisconsin is no exception to this theory. In the Paul Chryst era, the Badgers have lost their trap games in 2018 and 2019. This has often knocked Wisconsin out of the playoff conversation. This season, I see the Badgers October 16th match up against the […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Coaches

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Coaches

Paul Chryst returns for his seventh season as the head coach of the Wisconsin Badgers. Chryst also will have additional responsibilities on offense this season. While the Badgers return most of their coaching staff from last year, the offseason wasn’t without change. The Badgers lost their running backs, quarterbacks, and defensive line coach’s. They also […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Safeties

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Safeties

Going into the 2020 season, Eric Burrell was the headliner of the Badgers safeties. Although Reggie Pearson not being medically cleared definitely hurt, Scott Nelson and Colin Wilder played well and gave the Badgers something to look forward to this season. While Burrell didn’t have the year most people envisioned, he brought much-needed leadership to […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Cornerbacks

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Cornerbacks

Despite the Badgers cornerbacks not catching an interception, they held opposing offenses 169.8 yards per game and only 15.7 points per game, both good enough for sixth in the country. Considering how good the Badgers are at the inside linebacker and defensive line positions, interceptions are sometimes hard to get. Rachad Wildgoose was considered to […]

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 Barry Alvarez: A Wisconsin Legacy Like None Other

Barry Alvarez: A Wisconsin Legacy Like None Other

Long-time Wisconsin athletic director and football coach, Barry Alvarez announced that he was stepping down on June 30th. This comes after a very accomplished 31-year career at the University of Wisconsin. Alvarez was much more than just an athletic director or football coach; he was a guide for the university and its athletic department. Before […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Inside Linebackers

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Inside Linebackers

The Wisconsin Badgers are successful because of their inside linebacker play. Even during the weird 2020 season, their inside linebacker position was still amazing. Wisconsin consistently churns NFL-ready linebackers. Returning for next season are starters Jack Sanborn and Leo Chenal. Both provided high-level play last season. The Big Returners Sanborn followed up his strong 2019 […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Defensive Line

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Defensive Line

The Badgers had another great defensive year. The line shut down the run per usual, and that began with Isaiahh Loudermilk, Keeanu Benton, and Garrett Rand. All three of those guys were responsible for clogging the gaps and occupying blockers for the linebackers. Loudermilk would go on to take home All-Big Ten honors. All three […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Offensive Line

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Offensive Line

2020 was a year of unusual things happening and the Badgers offensive line not being dominant wasn’t normal. While the offense was hot to begin the season, it cooled down; and while there were multiple issues, the offensive line shares some of the blame. The rushing attack regressed badly from 2019. Graham Mertz had five […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Tight Ends

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Tight Ends

If anything on offense has no questions, it’s the tight end position. Jake Ferguson led the Badgers in receptions (30), receiving yards (305), and touchdowns (4). Ferguson even improved as a run blocker during the season. When the Badgers’ receivers’ room was decimated by injuries, Ferguson was a marked man for opposing defenses and that […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Wide Receivers

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Wide Receivers

The 2020 season wasn’t kind to the Wisconsin Badgers’ receiver room. Coming into the season, the Badgers were saddled with seniors that would be huge parts of the offense in Kendric Pryor, Danny Davis III, Jack Dunn, and Adam Krumholz. Instead, it never came to fruition; Davis and Pryor battled injuries all season and only […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Running Backs

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Running Backs

Running the ball has always been a hallmark of the Wisconsin Badgers football program. Last season was a transition year for the Badgers backfield. Jonathan Taylor left for the NFL, leaving the carries to be divided among Jalen Berger, Garrett Groshek, Isaac Guerendo, and Nakia Watson. Due to offensive inefficiencies, no offseason, and Coronavirus issues, […]

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 2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Quarterbacks

2021 Wisconsin Badgers Football Preview: Quarterbacks

The focal point of the Badgers offense for coaches, opponents, team members, fans, and media is the quarterback position. Graham Mertz returns as the undisputed starter for the Badgers heading into the season with Jack Coan transferring to Notre Dame. This spring, Mertz should be able to make strides after what was a tale of […]

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