Making the largest comeback in UW bowl history to win the Duke's Mayo Bowl pushes UW to its 19th consecutive winning season and gives Paul Chryst a 5-1 record in bowl games as the Badgers’ head coach.
It was an up-and-down first campaign as a starter for the redshirt freshman in terms of his production, but one thing that never wavered was Mertz’s enthusiasm for the game.
The University of Wisconsin football team ended the season strong with a 42-28 victory over the Wake Forest Demon Deacons in the Duke's Mayo B…
Wisconsin State Journal reporter Jim Polzin asked Badgers fans on Twitter what they thought of Wisconsin's 20-17 overtime victory over the riv…
Thanks to gritty veterans who refused to quit and a Minnesota defense that was several notches below what UW had seen recently, the Badgers kept the Axe, evened their record at 3-3 and assured that they wouldn't be embarrassed to accept a bowl invitation.
It took a gutty, full-team performance and an overtime period to get the job done but the Badgers bounced back from three consecutive losses to post a 20-17 win over visiting Minnesota on Saturday at Camp Randall.
A quick look at the Badgers' 20-17 OT victory over the Golden Gophers in the battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe Saturday at Camp Randall.
Tom Oates grades the Badgers' performance in their 20-17 overtime victory over the Golden Gophers in the battle for Paul Bunyan's Axe Saturday at Camp Randall.
Wisconsin State Journal photographer Steve Apps captured all the action as the Wisconsin Badgers defeated the Minnesota Golden Gophers 20-17 i…
Thankfully, these Wolverines are not playing much like the great Wolverines teams of years past.
The six Badgers football players who tested positive in a five-day period ending Wednesday all face the same three-week layoff from playing regardless of whether they're exhibiting symptoms.
“The seven-day pause is important for us,” coach Paul Chryst said Wednesday. “We’ve got to do that well. That’s got to go kind of serve its proper purpose and then we can kind of address the other parts of it."
Big Ten protocols state that a team cannot practice or play if its seven-day rolling average of virus positivity rate surpasses 5% among players and 7.5% among the team population, which includes coaches, staff members and others closely interacting with the team.
If both Chase Wolf and Graham Mertz are unavailable, the Badgers are slim on options at quarterback heading into their game at Nebraska.
Graham Mertz has tested positive for COVID-19, sources told the State Journal on Sunday. As with all positive tests that occur using the daily rapid antigen tests, Mertz will be taking a PCR nasal swab test in order to confirm his diagnosis.
Daniel Wright, who originally committed to the University of Sioux Falls, is the only quarterback the Badgers have in the incoming class.
It looked for all the world like Paul Chryst was sending a message to seventh-ranked Michigan — UW's next opponent — during the 17th-ranked Badgers' 61-0 demolition of Central Michigan on Saturday. That message? This isn't the UW team you remember from last season.
Keeping track of which defensive players were on the field for the University of Wisconsin football team was a challenge in the season opener …
The junior running back produces 183 total yards — 135 rushing, 48 receiving — despite not touching the ball over the game's final 28 minutes.
Only 36.5 percent of UW’s offense in 2018 were passing plays, the third-lowest figure among teams from the Power Five conferences.
The sophomores emerged from a trying 2018 season as the starting cornerbacks for UW heading into Friday night's opener at South Florida.
The first depth chart of the 2019 season lists junior Jack Coan’s as the starter, with freshman Graham Mertz and redshirt freshman Chase Wolf sharing the backup role for now.
Graham Mertz, a record-setting high school quarterback in Kansas, has made a good impression in his bid for playing time this season.
Based on how the reps have been distributed during practices open to the media over the past week, the junior has a significant lead over redshirt freshman Chase Wolf and true freshman Graham Mertz.