Wilcox compensation figures released

Wisconsin’s new Defensive Coordinator Justin Wilcox will earn $1.45 million over the next two years.  His compensation package was released to the Wisconsin State Journal on Thursday via an open records request. Wilcox’s base salary is $300,000. ...

Wisconsin coach Jones heading to NFL

After coaching defensive backs at Wisconsin for just one season, Daronte’ Jones is leaving for the N-F-L. Jones is reportedly ready to become the assistant secondary coach of the Miami Dolphins. The Badgers have to replace three starters from last season,...

Wisconsin makes Wilcox hiring official

The University of Wisconsin announced Thursday that Justin Wilcox has been hired as the Badgers new defensive coordinator, pending approval by the UW Board of Regents. The 39-year-old Wilcox replaces Dave Aranda, who left after the Holiday Bowl to run LSU’s...

Wisconsin set to hire new defensive coordinator

Former U-S-C defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox is reportedly about to take the same job at the University of Wisconsin. Several media outlets say Wilcox is finalizing a contract with UW.  Football-Scoop-Dot-Com says he has met with the Badgers’ entire...

Aranda headed for LSU

The Wisconsin Badgers were hoping to keep their defensive coordinator, Dave Aranda around for a while.  They found out on Friday that wouldn’t be the case. Aranda has quickly become a star in the industry and LSU swooped in with an offer he couldn’t...

Biegel says Big Ten honor is a slap in the face

Wisconsin Badger redshirt junior linebacker Vince Biegel is upset after being named third-team All-Big Ten.  Biegel called it a “Slap in the face”. Biegel said, “For what I put in every single day, for what I do in the off-season, how I go about my...

Badgers open up against Alabama, looking for more takeaways

The Wisconsin Badgers ranked 10th in the Big Ten and 114th out of 128 FBS schools in defensive takeaways last season.  Despite that fact, they still managed to win eleven games. Getting more takeaways has been a big emphasis for defensive coordinator Dave Aranda and...

Badgers make coordinator hires official

The UW Board of Regents approved the hires of Joe Rudolph as Wisconsin’s offensive coordinator and Dave Aranda as the Badgers defensive coordinator in 2015. Rudolph returns to Madison after spending the last three seasons as offensive coordinator in Pittsburgh...

Report: Aranda is expected to stick with the Badgers

Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez said last week that he hoped Badger defensive coordinator Dave Aranda would return.  According to Andy Baggot in the Wisconsin State Journal, it appears Aranda will stick around for a third season. There’s no deal in...

Anderson rounds out his UW coaching staff

New Wisconsin Badger football coach Gary Andersen is bringing in five new assistant coaches to join current UW staffers Thomas Hammock and Ben Strickland for the 2013 season. The new coaches are offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Andy Ludwig, defensive...