Badgers get first look at new defense tonight

The Wisconsin Badgers kick off the college football season tonight when they host Western Kentucky at Camp Randall Stadium (8 p.m. kickoff).  It’s the first look at a Badger defense that will feature seven new starters from a year ago. Among the seven newcomers...

Leonard turned down good offers to stay at UW

  Wisconsin Badger defensive coordinator Jim Leonard revealed that he was linked to several job openings after the 2017 season. According to a report in Thursday’s Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Leonard had opportunities to become defensive coordinator at...

Edwards returning for senior season with Badgers

The Wisconsin football team will get its top linebacker back in 2018.  Inside linebacker T.J. Edwards announced Tuesday that he is returning to UW for his senior season. Edwards recorded six tackles in UW’s 34-24 win over Miami in the Orange Bowl, helping the...

Badgers down Florida Atlantic, improve to 2-0

The Wisconsin Badgers got off to a better start on Saturday, but they come out of their 31-14 win over Florida Atlantic with more questions. The Badgers led 24-14 at halftime and the defense pitched a second half shutout, while the offense managed just a single...

Badger defensive backs have a tall order (AUDIO)

The Wisconsin Badgers and LSU Tigers will open the 2016 college football season Saturday afternoon at Lambeau Field. The number one defensive issue for the Badger defense is LSU running back Leonard Fournette.  Fournette broke more tackles than any running back in all...

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 hires Leonard to coach defensive backs

The University of Wisconsin officially announced the hiring of new defensive backs coach Jim Leonard over the weekend. Leonard played safety for the Badgers from 2001 to 2004 and will take over for Daronte Jones, who left Wisconsin earlier this month to take a job as...

NFL News: Swain signs with Seahawks

Former Green Bay Packers wideout Brett Swain signed a 2-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday. Swain was a 7th round draft pick of the Packers in 2008.  He had a hard time making it on offense with the Packers deep receiving corp.  His primary role came on...