Stave signs free agent deal with Cleveland

Joel Stave will take another shot at the National Football League, this time with the Cleveland Browns. Stave, who played at Wisconsin from 2012 through 2015, signed with the Browns on Monday. Stave started 41 games at Wisconsin, finishing with a 31-10 record.  He...

Badgers celebrate Holiday Bowl victory (AUDIO)

After suffering an apparent broken nose from a kick to the face, Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave returned to the field to lead the Badgers on a game-winning drive that ended with Rafael Gaglianone’s 29-yard go-ahead field goal.  The Badgers held on to knock off...

Badgers seek fifth straight Big Ten win

The Wisconsin Badgers shoot for their fifth straight Big Ten win this afternoon when they take on the Maryland Terrapins in college football action in College Park, Maryland. The Badgers said this week that they’re looking to increase the number of take/aways...

Houston takes over at QB and helps beat Illinois

Bart Houston had only thrown nine passes all year.  But when starting quarterback Joel Stave left the game with a head injury, Houston answered the call. Houston threw for 232 yards and two touchdowns to lead the Wisconsin Badgers (6-2, 3-1) to a 24-13 win over...

Badgers hold back Purdue in homecoming victory

The Big Ten’s weakest rushing defense held Wisconsin to just 99 rushing yards, but Badger running backs still produced three touchdowns in a 24-7 win over the Purdue Boilermakers on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Senior quarterback Joel Stave hit 30-of-39...

Badgers turn their attention to Purdue

The Wisconsin Badgers (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) turn their attention to this Saturday’s home game against the Purdue Boilermakers, after their thrilling 23-21 come-from-behind win at Nebraska on Saturday. Rafael Gaglianone booted a 46-yard field goal with four seconds...

McEvoy leads Badgers to victory

Two-way player Tanner McEvoy’s 32-yard touchdown run in the third quarter helped the Wisconsin Badgers pull away from a stubborn Troy University team 28-3 on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Two Wisconsin defenders, linebacker Leon Jacobs and defensive back...

Badgers have to put Alabama loss behind them

The Wisconsin Badgers dropped their season opener 35-17 to Alabama in Arlington, Texas on Saturday night.  Today, the Badgers have so put the pieces together and get ready for their home opener against Miami of Ohio on Saturday morning at Camp Randall Stadium. The...

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 are getting healthier

As the Wisconsin Badgers get ready for their season opener against 3rd-ranked Alabama in eight days in Arlington, Texas, the teams injury list is getting smaller. Redshirt sophomore Hayden Biegel, who opened camp as the No. 1 right tackle, had been out since August 14...

Badgers beat Tigers to claim the Outback Bowl in overtime

The Wisconsin Badgers put their 59-0 Big Ten title game loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes behind them.  They knocked off the Auburn Tigers 34-31 in overtime in the Outback Bowl. The Badgers captured their first bowl game victory since 2009 and Barry Alvarez returned to...

Badgers play for 3rd Big Ten title in last four years

The 11th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers won the first two Big Ten Conference title games in 2011 over Michigan Sate and 2012 over Nebraska.  The Badgers missed out in 2013 and look to bounce back and win the big game again this season. The Badgers (10-2) face the...

Badgers beat Gophers, advance to Big Ten title game (AUDIO)

After falling behind 17-3, the Wisconsin Badgers rebounded for a 34-24 win over the rival Minnesota Gophers to clinch a spot in the Big Ten title game and retain Paul Bunyan’s Axe for the 11th straight season. The 14th ranked Badgers (10-2, 7-1 Big Ten) captured...

Badgers one step closer to Big Ten title game

The Wisconsin Badgers moved one step closer to winning the Big Ten’s West Division and earning a spot in the Big Ten Championship game by holding off the Iowa Hawkeyes 26-24 in Iowa City.  It sets up a winner-take-all matchup with the Minnesota Golden Gophers...

Badgers return from bye, host Maryland today

The Wisconsin Badgers have had a week off to get healthy and prepare for the Big Ten stretch drive.  Today, they’ll start that six-game stretch by hosting the Maryland Terrapins at Camp Randall Stadium (11am). Maryland is coming off a 38-31 come-from-behind win...

Badgers celebrate victory going into bye week

Despite allowing a pair of late touchdowns, the Wisconsin Badgers notched a 38-28 win over Illinois in the Badgers Big Ten home opener at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday. Wisconsin (4-2, 1-1 Big Ten) moves into its second and final bye week of the season and will...

Badgers to use both Stave and McEvoy against Illinois

The Wisconsin Badgers haven’t named a starting quarterback for Saturday’s Big Ten home opener against Illinois.  In fact, the Wisconsin depth chart lists both Tanner McEvoy and Joel Stave as co-starters. What head coach Gary Andersen does know is that both...

Badgers fall from top 25

The Wisconsin Badgers dropped out of the top 25 in both National polls, following Saturday’s 20-14 loss to Northwestern in the Big Ten opener in Evanston, Ill. Wisconsin (3-2, 0-1) was intercepted four times and missed several chances in the red zone in the...

Stave to backup McEvoy on Saturday

Joel Stave will be Wisconsin’s No. 2 quarterback when the Badgers open Big Ten play on Saturday at Northwestern. Stave struggled with accuracy in training camp and fell down the depth chart for the first four games of the season.  Now, if the situation is right,...

Stave says he’s feeling much better about his throwing

Former Wisconsin Badger starter Joel Stave says he hasn’t had any mental blocks in weeks and said he’ll be prepared to take the field is necessary. Stave had issues during training camp that led to him not being able to complete even the most routine...