Ohio State, Wisconsin take top midseason awards in Big Ten
Ohio State, Wisconsin and Penn State give the Big Ten three top-10 teams at the halfway point of the season, and all of them have their sights set on ending the conference's two-year drought in...
No. 6 Wisconsin looks to dominate Illinois
No. 6 Wisconsin (6-0, 3-0 Big Ten) at Illinois (2-4, 0-3), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (BTN).
AP Midseason All-America Team: Burrow, Taylor lead 1st team
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, who is on a record-breaking pace during the first half of the season, and Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor highlight The Associated Press midseason All-America...
First-half surprises include stingy Wisconsin, LSU’s Burrow
The same six teams occupied the first six spots in the Top 25 poll all the way up until Georgia lost 20-17 in overtime to South Carolina last week, causing the Bulldogs to tumble from No. 3 to No....
No. 16 Michigan starts closing stretch at No. 7 Penn State
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan linebacker Josh Uche recalls being excited when he saw the second half of this season's schedule.
The 16th-ranked Wolverines (5-1, 3-1 Big Ten) kick off a...
STAT WATCH: Midseason leaders a mix of familiar, new names
A review of college football statistics at midseason shows a lot of familiar names at or near the top of the charts, and a few surprises, too.
Rodney Smith, unbeaten Gophers run over Huskers 34-7
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — All week long at Minnesota's practice facility, players were doused with frigid water as they took the field. The thermostat was turned down to the max in the mid-50s. Fans were...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Georgia becomes 1st major upset victim
A college football season truly starts with the first big upset.
No. 3 Georgia became the highest-ranked team to lose to an unranked team this season. The Bulldogs were popped...
No. 8 Badgers post 4th shutout in 38-0 win over Spartans
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Michigan State coach Mark Dantonio said he knew the Spartans were going to have to stop Jonathan Taylor if they were going to have any shot at stealing a win at No. 8...
Spartans’ re-tooled offense to face No. 8 Badgers’ No. 1 D
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Mark Dantonio made some changes on the offensive side of the ball during the offseason.
The 13th-year Michigan State coach placed all five offensive assistants from 2018...
Taylor, No. 8 Wisconsin to host Big Ten foe Michigan State
Michigan State (4-2, 2-1 Big Ten) at No. 8 Wisconsin (5-0, 2-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (BTN).
Taylor, Wisconsin another test for Michigan State
EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — For Michigan State, the speed of Ohio State is followed up this week by the strength of Wisconsin.
The Spartans, who are playing back-to-back road games against...
STAT WATCH: Penn State, Wisconsin lead Big Ten sack attack
Big Ten defenses turned in three of the season's top five sack totals over the weekend, with Penn State leading the way with 10 against Purdue.
Taylor scores 5 TDs to lead No. 8 Wisconsin past Kent State
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A team with a good running back and a stout defense is tough to beat. Just ask Kent State coach Sean Lewis.
Following a 48-0 loss Saturday at No. 8 Wisconsin, the...
Former Badger Lewis leads Kent State against No. 8 Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Kent State coach Sean Lewis insists Saturday’s matchup at No. 8 Wisconsin isn’t about him. But in some respects it is.
No. 14 Iowa, No. 19 Michigan aim to end drought in Big Ten
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 14 Iowa and No. 19 Michigan have at least one thing in common, failing to finish first since the schools shared the Big Ten title in 2004.
Taylor, No. 8 Wisconsin to host Kent State
Kent State (2-2) at No. 8 Wisconsin (4-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (ESPNU).
- Wisconsin State JournalDeForest football coach Mike Minick plans to step down after seasonOctober 18, 2019
- Wisconsin State JournalIncreased use of play-action fakes adds new dimension to UW's offenseOctober 8, 2019
- Winona Daily NewsWisconsin football: Badgers pass test with flying colorsOctober 6, 2019
No. 19 Michigan prepares for tough test against No. 14 Iowa
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh and the Michigan Wolverines have a chance to change the conversation.
The Wolverines were humiliated at Wisconsin, giving up five touchdowns before...
Taylor, defense lead No. 8 Badgers past Northwestern 24-15
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor has had his fair share of struggles against Northwestern. The going was tough against the Wildcats again on Saturday, but Wisconsin's Heisman Trophy contender...
No. 8 Wisconsin looks to stay unbeaten against Northwestern
Northwestern (1-2, 0-1 Big Ten) at No. 8 Wisconsin (3-0, 1-0), Saturday at noon EDT (ABC).
No. 20 Michigan hopes to bounce back with win over Rutgers
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Jim Harbaugh faces one of his biggest challenges in five seasons at Michigan.
The 20th-ranked Wolverines fell behind by five touchdowns last week at Wisconsin before...
Pat Fitzgerald: Badgers’ Taylor would get my Heisman vote
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Pat Fitzgerald is one of Jonathan Taylor's biggest fans.
In fact, Northwestern's coach said he feels Wisconsin's All-American running back is the best player in the...
College Football Picks: Follow-up time for Wisconsin, Auburn
As any artist who has ever produced a hit record will attest, the follow-up can be a real challenge.
Last week, Wisconsin, Auburn and Southern California were at the top of the charts in...
AP Top 25: Wisconsin into top 10; Cal makes big move to 15
Wisconsin moved into the top 10 for the first time this season, landing at No. 8 in The Associated Press college football poll after a weekend during which seven ranked teams lost.
Michigan’s promising season takes hit with loss to Wisconsin
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Just a few weeks ago, the possibilities seemed endless for Michigan.
The Wolverines came into their fifth season under Jim Harbaugh looking like a good bet to win the...
AP Top 25 Takeaways: Separating contenders and pretenders
Highlighted by three games matching top-15 teams, this was the first weekend of the season to seriously separate College Football Playoff contenders and pretenders.
Taylor helps No. 13 Wisconsin trounce No. 11 Michigan 35-14
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's Jonathan Taylor needed only a quarter Saturday to improve upon his rushing total from the Badgers' lopsided loss to Michigan last season.
No. 13 Badgers look to avenge ’18 loss vs No. 11 Michigan
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin linebacker Zack Baun said in July the Badgers were coming for revenge this season.
The first stop on the revenge tour is No. 11 Michigan.
No. 13 Wisconsin to host No. 11 Michigan in Big Ten clash
No. 11 Michigan (2-0) at No. 13 Wisconsin (2-0), Saturday at 12 p.m. EDT (Fox).
No. 11 Michigan’s offense faces tough task vs No. 13 Badgers
Here's what to watch in the Big Ten this week:
Michigan OG Ben Bredeson headed home to play Wisconsin
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Ben Bredeson had a chance to cash in on his potential this year in the NFL.
The All America offensive guard, though, chose to stay at Michigan for his senior season...
Coan looks to lead balanced offense against No. 11 Michigan
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A new-look Wisconsin team will be set for Big Ten action when the 13th-ranked Badgers host No. 11 Michigan on Saturday.
Zack Baun emerging as leader for stout Wisconsin defense
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin's defense hasn't dropped off a bit after losing last year's top pass rusher, Andrew Van Ginkel, to the NFL.
Cephus rejoices after scoring twice in No. 17 Wisconsin rout
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Quintez Cephus has been through a lot.
The junior wide receiver missed the final five games of Wisconsin's 2017 campaign because of a broken right leg and did not play...
Cephus sex assault accusers hire prominent attorney
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Two women who accused Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus of sexual assault hired a prominent attorney to investigate university officials' decision to reinstate him following...
Taylor, No. 17 Wisconsin not overlooking Central Michigan
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor had the first two receiving touchdowns of his career in a win last week at South Florida. The 49-0 victory was the Badgers' most...
Jonathan Taylor, No. 17 Badgers to host Central Michigan
Central Michigan (1-0) at No. 17 Wisconsin (1-0), Saturday at 3:30 p.m. EDT (Big Ten Network).
New-look Wisconsin O-line answers bell in season opener
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of the biggest question marks surrounding the 19th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers entering this season was their offensive line.
Taylor scores 4 TDs, No. 19 Wisconsin routs USF 49-0
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor is off and running.
Taking up where he left off a year ago, when he led the nation in rushing with 2,194 yards and 16 touchdowns,...
No. 19 Wisconsin faces test from USF in season opener
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst likes the idea of a good early season test when the 19th-ranked Badgers visit South Florida.
No. 19 Wisconsin hits road for potentially difficult opener
No. 19 Wisconsin (8-5 last season) at South Florida (7-6), Friday at 7 p.m. Eastern (ESPN).
No. 19 Wisconsin to start QB Jack Coan in season opener
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — There was no formal announcement on Sunday when Jack Coan was named starter at quarterback for 19th-ranked Wisconsin, which opens the season Friday at South Florida.
NCAA clears Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus to play
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin wide receiver Quintez Cephus was declared eligible to play Friday, a year after he was suspended in the fallout from a sexual assault allegation that resulted in his...
Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus returns to practice
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus returned to practice Wednesday, though he is not eligible to play in games yet at least in part because he lacks credits after he was...
Running track sped up success for Badgers RB Jonathan Taylor
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Jonathan Taylor is one of the best running backs in college football.
He would be the first to say his success isn't due to just one person.
Wisconsin WR Quintez Cephus reinstated, not eligible to play
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin receiver Quintez Cephus was cleared Monday to return to school after a jury acquitted him of sexual assault charges, though it was unclear when he will be...
The Latest: Wisconsin says Cephus has ‘eligibility issues’
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on Wisconsin reinstating receiver Quintez Cephus following his acquittal on sexual assault charges (all times local):
Wisconsin reinstates expelled wide receiver Cephus following acquittal on sexual assault charge
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin reinstates expelled wide receiver Cephus following acquittal on sexual assault charge.