After six regular-season AP college football polls the top six teams are the same teams that were ranked in the top six in the preseason — the longest the same six teams have held the top six spots since the preseason poll started in 1950.
Former UW nose tackle Olive Sagapolu , who has been a student-assistant coach with the Badgers this season, was drafted Tuesday by the Houston Roughnecks of the XFL, a league set to make its re-entry into the pro sports landscape this spring.
In the past two games, a win over Michigan State and Saturday’s last-second loss to Illinois, Taylor has a long run of 22 yards and has posted his two of his three worst per-carry averages of the season.
No. 3 Ohio State announced Friday it will not play star defensive end Chase Young against Maryland this weekend amid concerns he violated NCAA rules by taking a loan last year from someone he describes as a "family friend."
The Badgers’ defensive line proved to be capable of absorbing Williams’ injury earlier in the year, and will need to do so again with three pivotal Big Ten Conference West Division games on the slate to close the regular season.
The Gophers will face Wisconsin at TCF Bank Stadium on Saturday not only in an effort to keep Paul Bunyan's Axe but to win the Big Ten West title and advance to the Big Ten Championship Game for the first time.
After winning two of the last three national titles, Clemson is putting together its highest-rated recruiting class ever as high school seniors across the country finalize their college selections during the early signing period that begins Wednesday.
Junior tailback Jonathan Taylor kicked off his Heisman Trophy campaign with 183 total yards and four touchdowns in less than three quarters of work as No. 19 Wisconsin opened the 2019 season by rolling to a 49-0 victory over South Florida on Friday night in Tampa, Florida.
The most important development in Wisconsin's 49-0 season-opening win over South Florida was that the Badgers did things on both sides of the ball that proved they've addressed the many issues that plagued them last season.
The Badgers (3-0, 1-0 Big Ten) jumped out to a 28-0 halftime lead and extended that cushion to 35-0 in the third quarter before closing out the Wolverines 35-14 in their Big Ten Conference opener Saturday at Camp Randall.
Jonathan Taylor had a career-high five touchdowns, with four of them coming before halftime, as the 8th-ranked University of Wisconsin football team shut out the Kent State Golden Flashes, 48-0, on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
When Badgers coach Paul Chryst put freshman quarterback Graham Mertz in with six minutes remaining in the third quarter of UW's blowout of Kent State, the heralded recruit proved to be ready for the chance.
“It’s just unbelievable. I think it’s just pretty cool how I get to play with him,” junior quarterback Jack Coan said after UW's 48-0 win over Kent State. “I’m probably going to tell my kids one day how I got to play with ‘J.T.’ It’s pretty special.”
Despite the Spartans keeping Jonathan Taylor in check, No. 8 Wisconsin maintained control throughout and came away with a 38-0 victory at Camp Randall Stadium. That’s UW’s fourth shutout of the season, the most it’s had since 1930.
Jonathan Taylor, a Heisman Trophy contender, scored two touchdowns from the 1-yard line in the Badgers' 38-0 win over the Spartans. Both of those punch-ins were set up by clutch catches tight end Jake Ferguson made to extend drives for UW's offense.
The Badgers' 24-23 loss to the Illini, which will go down as one of the worst and least explainable defeats in school history, sent the Illinois student body into a joyous frenzy on the Memorial Stadium turf and sent UW to its date with Ohio State feeling a mixed bag of emotions and the need to regain its footing immediately, if not sooner.
The sixth-ranked Badgers confirmed suspicions that they are indeed below the line when it comes to the elite teams this season, losing a game they probably should have won but definitely deserved to lose.
Collin Larsh made kicks from 24 and 44 yards out to help the Badgers take a 13-7 lead into halftime, but the sophomore kicker's miss late in the third quarter was one of many scoring chances the Badgers left on the field in a 24-23 loss to the Fighting Illini.
With the 13th-ranked University of Wisconsin football team preparing to face off against No. 3 Ohio State on Saturday at Ohio Stadium, Wisconsin State Journal reporters Jim Polzin and Colten Bartholomew sat down Thursday afternoon for a Facebook Live video chat from the Madison.com studio.