Gary Brown, who rushed for 4,300 yards while playing on three NFL teams in the 1990s before going on to coach running backs in the pro and college ranks, has died. He was 52.
Wisconsin’s athletic department and the Dallas Cowboys announced that Brown died Sunday.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says he never personally spoke with Caleb Williams when the former Oklahoma quarterback was considering potential transfer destinations before choosing Southern California.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin center Al Johnson has left a Division II head coaching position to return to his alma mater as the Badgers’ running backs coach.
Johnson filled a vacancy that was created after Gary Brown stepped away from coaching to take an off-field role with Wisconsin’s program.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has hired Bill Sheridan to coach inside linebackers as one of three changes to Paul Chryst’s staff.
Chryst also announced Tuesday that Bob Bostad is switching from inside linebackers coach to offensive line coach and Mickey Turner is moving from tight ends coach to an off-field role in which he will lead Wisconsin’s recruiting efforts.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst has reached into the pro ranks to hire Bobby Engram from the Ravens as his offensive coordinator.
Engram, 49, has spent the last eight seasons as an assistant coach with Baltimore, starting as a wide receivers coach for five seasons and spending the last three seasons as a tight ends coach, working with All-Pro selection Mark Andrews.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Chez Mellusi will miss the rest of the season with an injured left knee, leaving the 20th-ranked Badgers without their leading rusher.
Jayden Reed has been a big part of Michigan State's resurgence this year, returning two punts for touchdowns while also ranking among the Big Ten's top receivers.
That kind of double threat can be valuable to a team — but at Maryland and Michigan, it went much differently.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has dismissed running back Jalen Berger from its football program one year after he led the team in rushing.
Badgers coach Paul Chryst announced the move in a statement Sunday without specifying a reason for the dismissal.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Chez Mellusi ran for 145 yards and a touchdown and Wisconsin beat Illinois 24-0 on Saturday.
Braelon Allen rushed for 131 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries and John Chenal carried nine times for 38 yards and a touchdown for the Badgers.
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — Wisconsin will try to get back on track against Illinois on Saturday after suffering consecutive losses for just the fifth time in seven seasons under coach Paul Chryst.
The Badgers (1-3, 0-2 Big Ten) are off to their worst start since 1990 and are 5-8 over their last 13 games and 9-10 over their last 19 games.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin is listing quarterback Graham Mertz as questionable for Saturday's game at Illinois after a chest injury knocked him out of the weekend loss to Michigan.
Mertz didn’t return to the Michigan game after Daxton Hill sacked him early in the third quarter of the Wolverines' 38-17 triumph.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst says the Badgers’ problems on offense don’t rest solely with struggling quarterback Graham Mertz.
Mertz was 18 for 41 for 240 yards with four interceptions and a fumble in the Badgers’ 41-13 loss to Notre Dame on Saturday.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Jack Coan admits it is going to be a little strange this Saturday when No. 12 Notre Dame takes on his old team, No. 18 Wisconsin, at Chicago’s Soldier Field.
“It’s definitely going to be weird,” the 22-year-old grad transfer quarterback said.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin running back Antwan Roberts has entered the transfer portal less than three weeks after getting suspended from the team.
Roberts, a freshman, hadn’t played in either of the 18th-ranked Badgers’ first two games.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has dismissed freshman running back Loyal Crawford from the team after police said he armed himself with a knife during a fight in a dorm.
Badgers coach Paul Chryst announced the dismissal Tuesday and said freshman running back Antwan Roberts had been suspended.
There will be no easing into the season for most Big Ten teams.
Four conference games -- and good ones, too -- are on the schedule in Week 1. A fifth was played in Week Zero.
The usual games against Group of Five or FCS opponents will come just a bit later for 10 of the 14 teams.
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin has plenty of reasons to believe its offense will bounce back from its ineffective 2020 performance.
Quarterback Graham Mertz has more pass-catching targets now that Danny Davis and Kendric Pryor are healthy.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The Wisconsin Badgers captured the Duke's Mayo Bowl and the trophy that came along with it...
ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — No. 13 Wisconsin was ready, not rusty, in its first game in three weeks.
Michigan, meanwhile, looked lost and lifeless in a third straight loss...
Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst isn’t discussing quarterback Graham Mertz’s status following reports that the redshirt freshman has tested positive for COVID-19...
Heading into its game at Michigan on Oct. 13, the University of Wisconsin football team needed to find a desperate solution for the back end of its defense.
With D’Cota Dixon a late scratch due to a right leg injury and the Badgers’ other starting safety, Scott Nelson, suspended for the first half, absences forced UW to reach deep into its depth at the position.
Badgers offensive linemen Tyler Biadasz, David Edwards submit paperwork to NFL’s College Advisory Committee
While David Edwards didn’t wait long to decide, returning to the University of Wisconsin for the 2018 season wasn’t as easy of a choice as it may have seemed.
In "Two Minutes with Mitch" Madison radio personality Mitch Henck says Badgers fans shouldn't lose faith in football coach Paul Chryst and men's basketball coach Greg Gard.
In Michael Deiter's mind, the University of Wisconsin's offense ultimately did just what the Badgers wanted against New Mexico on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium.
UW ran the ball over and over - so many times that he could feel the Lobos wearing down as the second half progressed.
The gold standard for offensive football at the University of Wisconsin remains the 2010 and 2011 seasons.
With Paul Chryst as offensive coordinator, the Badgers averaged more than 40 points per game for the only two times in school history.
CHICAGO — There’s overwhelming support from Big Ten Conference coaches, including the University of Wisconsin’s Paul Chryst, for the new redshirt rule in college football.
Now, Chryst and Co. just have to figure out how to best utilize it.
CHICAGO — University of Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst described Kayden Lyles as “all-in” on defense, but the redshirt freshman may not necessarily be leaving his days as an offensive lineman behind.
Lyles moved to nose tackle this summer after impressing coaches on the interior of the offensive line during spring practices.
Kelly Sheffield was talking recently with Paul Chryst, his football coaching counterpart at the University of Wisconsin. The subject was spring practice and what can be divined from it.
The University of Wisconsin football team capped a great 2017 season with an impressive 34-24 victory over the University of Miami in the Orange Bowl.
Wisconsin's coaches and players showed great determination and resilience in engineering a hard fought, come from behind victory.
MIAMI GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — Alex Hornibrook's first pass of the night was a wobbler, one that seemed to slip out of his hand...
While more severe and long-lasting than the others, Jack Cichy’s torn anterior cruciate ligament is far from the only injury University of Wisconsin football players have endured during the first two weeks of fall camp.
Badgers football spring practice preview: Bob Bostad takes over deep, talented group of inside linebackers
In the days leading up to the start of the University of Wisconsin’s spring football practice on March 14, State Journal beat reporter Jason Galloway will preview each of UW’s position groups. Today, in Part 3 of an 11-part series, he breaks down the Badgers’ inside linebackers.
University of Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst was named a finalist for the Dodd Trophy on Wednesday, given annually to the FBS head coach whose program represents the highest ideals on and off the field.
If there is one thing a football coach tries to avoid — well, other than a room full of reporters — it is a quarterback controversy.
The last thing any coach wants is fans, reporters or even his own players taking sides on who should be taking the snaps.
A look at things to watch in the Atlantic Coast Conference during Week 9 of the season:
GAME OF THE WEEK: Georgia Tech at Pittsburgh. This Coastal Division matchup — the only one in the league Saturday between teams with winning records — shapes up as the best of a light lineup.