Alabama leads two of the four major offensive categories, Darrell Henderson of Memphis has overtaken Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor in rushing and Washington State’s Gardner Minshew is the only quarterback averaging more than 400 yards pass per game as the college football season enters its second ...
No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0 Big Ten) at No. 12 Michigan (5-1, 3-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (ABC).
Line: Michigan by 8.
Series record: Michigan leads 50-15-1.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Both teams need a win to bolster their chance to reach the Big Ten championship game and to possibly earn a ...
Here’s what to watch in the Big Ten this week:
GAME OF THE WEEK
No. 15 Wisconsin (4-1, 2-0) at No. 12 Michigan (5-1, 3-0). This crossover game is huge for the Wolverines and Badgers. Michigan is beginning a tough ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Having to face Jonathan Taylor in the fourth quarter almost seems unfair for a weary defense.
Good luck stopping him once he gets going.
Taylor ran for 221 yards and three scores, including a career-best 88-yarder in the fourth, and No. 16 Wisconsin’s punishing ...
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 ...
Nebraska (0-4, 0-2 Big Ten) at No. 16 Wisconsin (3-1, 1-0), 7:30 p.m. ET (BTN)
Line: Wisconsin by 18.
Series record: Wisconsin leads 8-4.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
How much lower can Nebraska go? After a 46-point loss at Michigan two weeks ago, a more respectable showing on the ...
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — With their season on the line in late September, Wisconsin showed that the Big Ten West will likely run through Madison yet again.
Alex Hornibrook threw a 17-yard TD pass to A.J. Taylor with 57 seconds left and No. 18 Wisconsin bounced back from last week’s loss by ...
No. 18 Wisconsin (2-1, 0-0 Big Ten) at Iowa (3-0, 0-0), 8:30 p.m. ET (FOX).
Line: Wisconsin by 3½.
Series record: Wisconsin leads 46-43-2.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Wisconsin’s playoff hopes are in trouble after last week’s upset loss to BYU at home, and losing to the Hawkeyes ...
Time to move on for No. 18 Wisconsin with trip to Iowa next
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. ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The offense is nearly back to full strength at No. 6 Wisconsin.
Tight end Zander Neuville returned last week from injury. Receiver Danny Davis is due back from suspension on Saturday when BYU visits Camp Randall Stadium.
Two more targets for quarterback Alex ...
Taylor could be in for big day for No. 6 Badgers vs. BYU
BYU (1-1) at No. 6 Wisconsin (2-0), 3:30 p.m. ET (ABC)
Line: Wisconsin by 21.
Series record: Wisconsin leads 2-1.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
BYU managed just 94 yards and four first downs in the second half last week in a home loss to California, erasing the promise of an offensive ...
Receiver A.J. Taylor off to fast start for No. 6 Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver A.J. Taylor has the athleticism and smarts to singlehandedly dominate a secondary.
The junior is pretty good at catching balls with two hands, too.
Just what opposing defenses don’t need: another player on the sixth-ranked Badgers named Taylor ...
Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor determined to take care of ball
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor is putting up such prolific numbers for Wisconsin in such a short amount of time in his college career that the rare mistakes he makes stand out.
Wisconsin’s star sophomore has the speed to pull away from a defensive back; power to bowl over a ...
Taylor scores 3 TDs, No. 5 Wisconsin beats New Mexico 45-14
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 ...
New Mexico steps up in class, visits No. 5 Wisconsin
MILWAUKEE (AP) — New Mexico coach Bob Davie has been around college football long enough to understand the challenge that lies ahead for the Lobos.
They beat FCS school Incarnate Word at home by 32 points last week in the season opener. They
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Taylor scores twice, No. 4 Wisconsin beats W. Kentucky
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor took the handoff and went left as the Wisconsin offensive line and three tight ends cleared a path to the end zone.
The dynamic back waited patiently for the holes and weaved through traffic. The closest any defender got to tackling Taylor was when ...
Western Kentucky (6-7 last season) at No. 4 Wisconsin (13-1), Friday, 9 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Wisconsin by 35½.
Series record: Wisconsin leads 1-0.
WHAT’S AT STAKE?
Western Kentucky’s dreams of beating a Big Ten team for the first time in school history. Wisconsin has more ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — As lopsided matchups on paper go, No. 4 Wisconsin’s season opener against Western Kentucky on Friday night could provide at least one interesting storyline.
It has nothing to do with whether Badgers running back
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The big guys are front and center at Wisconsin.
Running back Jonathan Taylor probably wouldn’t be drawing attention as a Heisman Trophy candidate if not for the holes opened ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Wisconsin Badgers are well-equipped to shatter perceptions about their offense this year.
Focusing on just slowing down Heisman Trophy candidate Jonathan Taylor on the ...
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.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Spring is in the air at run-first Wisconsin.
They are throwing the ball around at spring practice a little more than usual, at least for a team that likes to hand the ball off to star running back Jonathan Taylor.
But with so much firepower coming back in the ...
MILWAUKEE (AP) — No. 6 Wisconsin was minutes removed from wrapping up the winningest season in school history when coach Paul Chryst started talking about the future.
The first 13-win season in school history may be difficult to duplicate in 2018, especially with the restocking that must ...
Badgers football: Jonathan Taylor breaks FBS freshman rushing record
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. — Jonathan Taylor attracted plenty of postseason honors over the past few weeks, but the record he broke in Saturday’s Orange Bowl may have been more meaningful than any.
The University of Wisconsin running back broke the FBS freshman rushing record on a 6-yard gain ...
Badgers football: Tom Oates gives Wisconsin overall grade of ‘B-plus’ in Orange Bowl win over Miami
When Alex Hornibrook plays like he did against the Hurricanes, UW is a hard team to beat. Danny Davis makes circus catches look routine. Davis, A.J. Taylor, Kendric Pryor and Troy Fumagalli all made big-time receptions. Jonathan Taylor drew a lot of attention and still ...
Badgers football: Quick hits from Wisconsin’s 34-24 Orange Bowl victory over Miami
Alex Hornibrook: The UW sophomore quarterback was fantastic, completing 23 of 34 passes for 258 yards and four touchdowns.
Andrew Van Ginkel: The interception by the UW junior outside linebacker on the first play of the second quarter, with Miami leading ...
No. 6 Wisconsin, No. 11 Miami match up in Orange Bowl
No. 6 Wisconsin (12-1, CFP No. 6) vs. No. 11 Miami (10-2, CFP No. 10), Dec. 30, 8 p.m. ET (ESPN)
Line: Wisconsin by 4 1/2.
Series record: Tied, 2-2.
WHAT’S AT STAKE
Wisconsin is bidding for the first 13-win season in school history, and possibly its best year-end finish ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — No. 6 Wisconsin develops quality running backs as if it’s an automobile assembly line.
A new version comes out every few years or so, but production rarely tails off.
Freshman Jonathan Taylor is the latest star to emerge at Wisconsin (12-1), where the ground game ...
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — No. 6 Wisconsin’s next recruiting class includes the Badgers’ next potential star at inside linebacker.
Four-star recruit Jack Sanborn of Deer Park, Illinois, was one of the standouts of the Badgers’
Camp Randall Stadium
Record: 6-0, 3-0 Big Ten
The Jonathan Taylor-for-Heisman talk has begun, but the Badgers freshman tailback is plugging his ears and ignoring it. Meanwhile, Jeff Brohm has Purdue on the road back to respectability. The Boilermakers ...
Memorial Stadium, Bloomington, Indiana
Record: 9-0, 6-0 Big Ten
The Badgers checked in at No. 9 in the CFP rankings, a clear sign that the committee isn’t impressed with UW’s work against a soft schedule. Meanwhile, Indiana had hoped for a breakthrough ...
Camp Randall Stadium
One of more eye-opening stats from the opener was UW’s nine penalties, its most in a game since 2008. Speaking of trouble makers, Lane Kiffin is coming to town. That Kiffin’s debut with the Owls, a 42-19 home loss to ...
Camp Randall Stadium
Record: 7-0, 4-0 Big Ten
Jonathan Taylor gets all the headlines — and rightfully so — but UW has quietly built some depth at tailback with Bradrick Shaw back from injury and the emergence of Garrett Groshek. Maryland is on its ...
Camp Randall Stadium
The debut of Jim Leonhard as defensive coordinator. Can UW sustain its excellence on that side of the ball after the departure of Justin Wilcox to California? Also a first look at freshman Jonathan Taylor, who is ...
Badgers football: Three Wisconsin players earn All-American honors from American Football Coaches Association
Three University of Wisconsin players earned All-American honors from the American Football Coaches Association on Wednesday.
Right tackle David Edwards picked up a first-team All-American honor after starting all 13 games and helping pave the way for running back Jonathan Taylor’s Heisman ...
Badgers football: Three Wisconsin players earn 2nd-team All-American honors from Sporting News
University of Wisconsin inside linebacker T.J. Edwards, left tackle Michael Deiter and running back Jonathan Taylor all earned second-team All-American honors from Sporting News on Tuesday.
Edwards, who earned first-team honors from the Associated Press on Monday, recorded 75 tackles, 11 ...
Badgers football: Five Wisconsin players earn AP All-American honors
Five University of Wisconsin players earned All-American honors by the Associated Press on Monday, the most since 2010.
Inside linebacker T.J. Edwards earned the Badgers’ only first-team selection. Running back Jonathan Taylor and tight end Troy Fumagalli were named to the second team, ...
Badgers football: Jonathan Taylor, T.J. Edwards lead award winners at Wisconsin’s end-of-year banquet
The University of Wisconsin football team handed out more than a dozen awards at its annual end-of-the-year banquet Friday night.
The Badgers’ 13-member senior class shared Team MVP honors, while running back Jonathan Taylor and inside linebacker T.J. Edwards won the Offensive and ...
Badgers football: Four Wisconsin players earn 2nd-team All-American honors by Walter Camp
Four University of Wisconsin football players earned Walter Camp second-team All-American honors Thursday.
Running back Jonathan Taylor, inside linebacker T.J. Edwards, tight end Troy Fumagalli and right tackle David Edwards were all recognized with the prestigious distinction.
Badgers football: Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst, Jonathan Taylor earn AP Big Ten awards
The University of Wisconsin took home two of the four major Big Ten Awards handed out by the Associated Press on Wednesday.
Paul Chryst won another Big Ten Coach of the Year after earning the honor from both the conference’s coaches and media last week. He’s compiled a 33-7 record at UW ...
Penn State’s Saquon Barkley is the offensive player of the year for the second straight season and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year on The Associated Press All-Big Ten Conference team released Wednesday.
Wisconsin took the other two top honors. Freshman running ...
Miami (10-2, Atlantic Coast Conference) vs. Wisconsin (12-1, Big Ten), Dec. 30, 8 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Miami Gardens, Florida
Miami: WR Braxton Berrios has 52 catches for 644 yards and nine touchdowns, handles punt returns and was the ACC’s top football ...
Badgers football: Wisconsin’s Zander Neuville, Bradrick Shaw ruled out for the season
University of Wisconsin tight end Zander Neuville and running back Bradrick Shaw were ruled out for the rest of the season when the Badgers released their latest injury report Friday.
Both Neuville (right leg) and Shaw (left leg) suffered injuries in the first half of last week’s 31-0 win ...
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Penn State running back Saquon Barkley has been named offensive player of the year in the Big Ten and Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell is defensive player of the year.
The two were honored Thursday as the Big Ten announced its football specialty awards.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor’s most important carry of the year may have come before No. 3 Wisconsin took a regular-season snap.
The setting: a scrimmage in the second week of training camp. Taylor busted through what would become one of the nation’s best defenses for a big ...
ROSEMONT, Ill. (AP) — Division champions Ohio State and Wisconsin have four players apiece on the coaches’ All-Big Ten first team for offense.
The conference announced the offensive honorees on Wednesday. ...
Wisconsin has been to the Big Ten championship game four times before over the first six editions of the event. Never have the Badgers been in a position like this when they arrive in Indianapolis.
If they beat Ohio State, well, that strength-of-schedule skepticism will be reduced to a ...
The Gophers defense had a plan against Wisconsin on Saturday: Stop Badgers freshman running back Jonathan Taylor, the Heisman Trophy candidate, and dare quarterback Alex Hornibrook to beat them.
The first part of the plan worked for a while. The second part didnt work as well as the ...
Badgers football: Grading Wisconsin’s performance against Minnesota Golden Gophers
Afforded excellent protection, Alex Hornibrook threw darts all day. More important, he didn’t throw an interception. Jonathan Taylor is a threat to go all the way on every carry. The fumbling has got to stop, though. The Badgers had four backs with runs of 27 or more ...