Rams OL Edwards set to start after changing positions
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Time is moving much faster for Los Angeles Rams offensive lineman David Edwards.
Edwards has been learning to play more quickly after switching from tackle to...
New-look Wisconsin O-line answers bell in season opener
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — One of the biggest question marks surrounding the 19th-ranked Wisconsin Badgers entering this season was their offensive line.
THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Rams' eight draft picks have signed their rookie contracts.
Wisconsin runs away from Rutgers 31-17, Taylor with 3 TDs
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — The play was supposed to go one way at the line of scrimmage. Jonathan Taylor went the other.
Same desired result for Wisconsin: a touchdown from the nation's leading rusher.
The star sophomore rushed for 208 yards and three scores on 27 carries, spearheading the Badgers smash-mouth attack in the second half to run away from Rutgers for a 31-17 win on Saturday.
Badgers football: Wisconsin offensive lineman Michael Deiter to return for senior season
Per the University of Wisconsin football team's Twitter account, it appears offensive lineman Michael Deiter will return to the Badgers for his senior season.
The account tweeted a photo of UW's five starting offensive linemen this season -- Deiter, Jon Dietzen, Tyler Biadasz, Beau Benzschawel and David Edwards -- with the text, "Gonna be good to have all five of these guys back next season..."
Badgers football: Three All-Americans help Wisconsin’s offensive line return to prominence
Head coach Paul Chryst and his staff have elevated the entire University of Wisconsin program since arriving in 2015, but the Badgers’ offensive line took more steps forward than perhaps any position group over the last three years.
Junior right guard Beau Benzschawel even laughed in a recent interview when listening to a reporter recall the struggles of UW’s offensive line during that first Chryst season in 2015.
“Yeah, definitely,” Benzschawel said. “I was here."
Badgers football: Three Wisconsin players earn All-American honors from American Football Coaches Association
Three University of Wisconsin players earned All-American honors from the American Football Coaches Association on Wednesday.
Right tackle David Edwards picked up a first-team All-American honor after starting all 13 games and helping pave the way for running back Jonathan Taylor's Heisman candidacy.
Inside linebacker T.J. Edwards and tight end Troy Fumagalli were both selected to the second team.
Badgers football: Five Wisconsin players earn AP All-American honors
Five University of Wisconsin players earned All-American honors by the Associated Press on Monday, the most since 2010.
Inside linebacker T.J. Edwards earned the Badgers' only first-team selection. Running back Jonathan Taylor and tight end Troy Fumagalli were named to the second team, while right tackle David Edwards and right guard Beau Benzschawel were third-team selections.
Badgers football: Jonathan Taylor, T.J. Edwards lead award winners at Wisconsin’s end-of-year banquet
The University of Wisconsin football team handed out more than a dozen awards at its annual end-of-the-year banquet Friday night.
The Badgers' 13-member senior class shared Team MVP honors, while running back Jonathan Taylor and inside linebacker T.J. Edwards won the Offensive and Defensive Player of the Year awards, respectively.
Badgers football: Four Wisconsin players earn 2nd-team All-American honors by Walter Camp
Four University of Wisconsin football players earned Walter Camp second-team All-American honors Thursday.
Running back Jonathan Taylor, inside linebacker T.J. Edwards, tight end Troy Fumagalli and right tackle David Edwards were all recognized with the prestigious distinction.
The Badgers tied Oklahoma for the most Walter Camp All-Americans this season, as the Sooners placed four on the first team.
The Red Zone podcast: David Edwards’ progress, slow starts and College Football Playoff style points
BadgerNation.com's Ben Worgull joins State Journal beat writer Jason Galloway to discuss David Edwards' great season, UW's slow starts and how important it is for the Badgers to earn some style points over their next four games. Then, Edwards joins (20:15) to talk about his progress from last year and the challenge of not looking ahead on the schedule.
10 @ 10: Pick Sixes, ESPN Jewell and Fry coaching tree
Recognition for Josey Jewell, where Brandon Snyder’s pick six ranks and the resiliency Nate Stanley sees in the Iowa offense are all part of today’s Hawkeye 10@10.
Your daily dose of Iowa news and notes is delivered each weekday at 10 a.m. at Hawkmania.com, your home for all things Iowa.
Here is today’s Hawkeye 10@10:
1. Iowa linebacker Josey Jewell was named Monday to ESPN’s midseason all-American team, one of three Big Ten players named to the 25-player team.
Badgers football: Leon Jacobs and Garret Dooley making things difficult for opposing quarterbacks
LINCOLN, Neb. — On one particular warm day back in August, during the grind of the University of Wisconsin football team’s fall camp, outside linebacker Leon Jacobs lined up opposite right tackle David Edwards during one-on-one pass-rushing drills.
Jacobs took two quick steps, plowed into the chest of the 6-foot-7, 315-pound lineman, lifted him completely off the ground and slammed him to the turf.
Badgers football: Michael Deiter gets snaps at left tackle
With redshirt sophomore David Edwards (left ankle) out for the third straight practice, center Michael Deiter took another shot at playing left tackle during the drill portion of the University of Wisconsin’s spring game Friday night at Camp Randall Stadium.
Deiter, a redshirt junior, started all 27 games for the Badgers over the past two years at either guard or center, but depth on the interior of the line leaves the possibility open of him moving to tackle.
Badgers football notebook: Wisconsin’s Michael Deiter takes reps at left tackle
University of Wisconsin redshirt junior Michael Deiter took reps at left tackle during Tuesday’s practice while David Edwards, the starter at that position, sat out with a minor ankle injury.
Deiter, arguably the best and most experienced offensive lineman on the Badgers’ roster, has started a number of games at both center and left guard over the past two years but hasn’t played tackle.
Badgers football: Alex Hornibrook named Wisconsin’s starting quarterback
University of Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook was expected to be the Badgers' starting quarterback this year, but it appears he's already won the job months before the season begins.
UW confirmed Hornibrook as the Badgers' starter Monday, the day before spring practice is set to begin.
"He is the guy," Badgers coach Paul Chryst said in a story posted on UW's official athletics website. "He knows it and he thinks it."
Badgers football notebook: Wisconsin looking for best fit with position changes for David Edwards, Natrell Jamerson
The University of Wisconsin’s two major position changes this spring could produce a key starter on each side of the ball for the Badgers come September.
Badgers football film room: Wisconsin’s David Edwards has promising 1st start at right tackle
David Edwards is becoming one of the most interesting stories of the University of Wisconsin’s 2016 season.
Only a few months removed from being a tight end, the redshirt freshman took his first snap on the offensive line two weeks ago and has now seemingly taken over as the Badgers’ starting right tackle.
Badgers football: Jacob Maxwell, Natrell Jamerson out against Nebraska
University of Wisconsin offensive lineman Jacob Maxwell (shoulder) and cornerback/kickoff returner Natrell Jamerson (leg) will miss Saturday's game against Nebraska at Camp Randall Stadium. Both were listed as questionable this week.
Redshirt freshman David Edwards, who split time with Maxwell over the past two games, will make his first career start at right tackle. The Badgers moved Edwards from tight end to tackle this fall.
Badgers football: David Edwards provides crucial depth at two positions
While much was made of the University of Wisconsin’s offensive line injuries last season, the tight ends were often in the same situation.
Troy Fumagalli was forced from some early-season action due to ankle and thumb injuries, Austin Traylor missed nearly half the year with a broken arm and Eric Steffes didn’t remain completely healthy, either.
Badgers football: David Edwards makes switch to offensive line
University of Wisconsin tight end David Edwards has been moved to offensive line prior to the start of the Badgers' fall camp, according to a UW official. The news was first reported by 247sports.
The 6-foot-7, 285-pound redshirt freshman saw plenty of reps as a blocking tight end during spring practice. He played primarily as the fourth tight end behind Troy Fumagalli, Eric Steffes and Kyle Penniston.
UW returns four starters on the offensive line from last year...