WISCONSIN Last year: 11-3, 6-2 in Big Ten Coach: Bret Bielema, 60-19 in six seasons Key loss: Senior quarterback Russell Wilson made a gigantic slash after transferring from North Carolina State, completing 225 of 309 passes for 3,175 yards and 33 touchdowns against just four interceptions. Outlook: The Badgers can make a strong case for […]
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Big Ten coaches are almost all willing to take wayward Lions, but a few might go too far
Pat Fitzgerald would like to see more teams get a shot at the B1G Championship from Legends Division.
Chicago, Ill. — Leftovers from the Big Ten Conference’s annual media days: **Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema is getting hitched in March. **Joe Paterno says he didn’t even know he had a year remaining on his contract. “Is this the last year of my contract?” wondered Paterno, 84. “I don’t even know I’ve got a […]
Chicago, Ill. — If you don’t know what to think of Jim Tressel, the Ohio State football coach who was fired last spring for violating NCAA rules, a few of his comrades in the Big Ten might be able to help you out. Losing Tressel was a big blow for the Buckeyes. He consistently pounded […]
Big Ten media voted Nebraska and Wisconsin as the likely winners in the Legends and Leaders this fall.
Former North Carolina State quarterback Russell Wilson will transfer to Wisconsin to play his senior season this fall.
Former Iowa Hawkeye and current Wisconsin football coach Bret Bielema is getting a pay raise, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and is promoting a pair of Iowans. According to university officials, Bielema’s compensation package in 2011 will be about $2.5 million. His 2010 compensation was $1,781,759, which included a base salary of $400,000. Bielema […]
Iowa City, Ia. — The eyes of the Big Ten Conference will be on Iowa this week, watching a team that’s starting to believe in fate try to knock off a squad that’s eager to avoid a fade. Michigan State, which is ranked No. 5 in the Associated Press and coaches’ polls, will carry a […]