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Nelson Announces Intention to Declare for NFL Draft Video included

Right after Wisconsin beat Miami in the 2017 Orange Bowl on Saturday night, cornerback Nick Nelson announced to WKOW his intention to declare for the 2018 NFL draft. 

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Badgers Hoping to Keep Miami's Turnover Chain Away Video included

The sun is setting on the preparations for the 2017 Orange Bowl.  For the Badgers' offense, there is one main goal for tomorrow - to not see Miami's turnover chain. The 36-inch long chain is handed out to a player that forces a turnover - and it's made the rounds this season. The Hurricanes have forced 30 turnovers in 12 games, which ranks second in the country. On the flip side, the Badgers have struggled to protect the football.  The team ranks 1... More>>

UW-Madison alumni gearing up to travel to Miami for the Orange Bowl

The college football regular season now is over. But the excitement is just beginning as the Badgers fans and alumni look towards bowl season.

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Orange Bowl rep talks about what Miami has to offer Badger fans Video included

Wisconsin plays the University of Miami in the Capital One Orange Bowl December 30 and reps for the Orange Bowl are in Madison.

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Defending the U Video included

The Badgers were back on the practice field on Wednesday for day four of their Orange Bowl trip. Defensively, a lot of the focus will be on stopping Miami's dual-threat quarterback, Malik Rosier.

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Cichy Reflects on Badgers Career Video included

As the Orange Bowl draws near, it's a time to reflect on the Badgers' 2017 season.  There was a lot of good, like a 12-0 start - but also some adversity.

Just before the year kicked off, the team lost a top linebacker to injury - Jack Cichy.

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Live updates: Wisconsin vs. Ohio State football Video included

The No. 4 Wisconsin Badgers are taking on No. 8 Ohio State. Not only is a conference title up for grabs, but a likely berth in the College Football Playoff is also at stake.

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Badgering the Buckeye Rushing Attack Video included

Ahead of Saturday's Big Ten Championship game, The wisconsin defense is preparing obviously not only for quarterback J.T. Barrett, the probable starter for after suffering an injury last week, but also for the Buckeye running backs - particularly true freshman, J.K. Dobbins.

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#1 Big Ten Defense (Wisconsin) Preparing For #1 Big Ten Offense (Ohio State) Video included

The Big Ten Championship game will pit the top defense in the conference (Wisconsin) against the top offense (Ohio State).  The Badgers say they've played in a lot of big games -  this is just another one.

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Previewing the Big Ten Championship Game Video included

Now that the 12-0 regular season is done, Wisconsin has the Big Ten Championship to look forward to.  The Badgers will face Ohio State next Saturday, 12/2, in Indianapolis.   The Buckeyes comes in with two losses, but have played a much tougher schedule and have been scoring at-will this season.  When you compare these two, on paper, Wisconsin is out matched in most areas.  WKOW's Alec Ausmus has more on the match-up between the Badgers and Buckeyes in the v... More>>

Former Badger, current NFL Pro Bowler Joe Thomas returned to Madison at two Shell stations Video included

Former Wisconsin Badgers offensive lineman and current offensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns Joe Thomas 

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Four Badgers Named to All-Big Ten First Team Offense

The Big Ten Conference announced the 2017 All-Big Ten football honorees on offense on Wednesday. A total of 34 students were selected to either of the All-Big Ten teams picked by the coaches and media, while another 41 students were awarded honorable mention status. The Big Ten postseason awards are voted on by conference coaches and a select media panel and honors teams, coaches and students with individual awards that each bear the names of one or two former standouts. ...

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Several Badgers named to All-Big Ten 1st team defense

Wisconsin has three players on the coaches' All-Big Ten defense first team announced on Tuesday.

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Jonathan Taylor named B1G Freshman of the Week for the eighth time Video included

Wisconsin freshman running back Jonathan Taylor has been a stand out this season, and has the weekly honors to prove it. Taylor was named the Big Ten's Freshman of the Week for the eighth time this season, setting a new record for the award.

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Wisconsin Moves Up to No. 3 in AP Poll

The Top 25 teams in The Associated Press college football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Nov. 25, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote, and previous ranking.

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