Badgers Football

NFL Draft: Badgers lineman Bruss picked by Rams

MADISON, Wis. -- After being a stalwart on the Wisconsin Badgers offensive line for three seasons, guard Logan Bruss has been picked by the Los Angeles Rams in the third round of the 2022 NFL Draft. The 6'5" and 309-pound…

Coordinator changes add intrigue to Big Ten spring practices

The Big Ten was the lone Football Bowl Subdivision conference that didn't make a single head coaching change during the offseason. That doesn’t mean the league stood pat. Six of the Big Ten's 14 member schools changed offensive coordinators. Michigan, Illinois, Indiana, Minnesota, Nebraska and Wisconsin all have new offensive coordinators. That’s created extra work for players as the Big Ten approaches the end of spring practice. There are new systems to learn. Players say they're excited about the changes.

Ben Strickland to take over De Pere football

MADISON, Wis. -- After 4 years as an assistant at Edgewood, Ben Strickland is heading north to become a head coach for the first time in his career. pic.twitter.com/mxtWy5kvBw —…

T.J. Bollers turning heads during spring ball

MADISON, Wis. -- Last year during spring ball, T.J. Bollers was introduced to Wisconsin football. The true freshman was adjusting to life in college, as well as the speed of Badger football. "Plain…

Bostad back coaching his passion

MADISON, Wis. -- When Joe Rudolph left for Virginia Tech, his replacement was a no-brainer for Paul Chryst: Bob Bostad.The legendary Wisconsin offensive line coach jumped at the chance to be…

'I've got to prove it every day': Badgers QB Mertz remains upbeat after offseason speculation

Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz says his confidence hasn’t wavered even during an offseason in which Oklahoma transfer Caleb Williams’ name got mentioned as his potential replacement. Mertz is now working with a new receiving corps and new offensive coordinator as he attempts to gain consistency and live up to the lofty expectations that accompanied his arrival. Mertz owns a 13-7 record as Wisconsin's starting quarterback. Mertz has thrown 16 touchdown passes with four interceptions in the 13 wins. He has thrown 12 interceptions and three touchdown passes in the seven losses.