Mike McGinnis

Week 7: Wisconsin 35, Northwestern 6

Wisconsin handled Northwestern with surprising ease, amassing 527 yards of total offense behind solid outings from Joel Stave, Melvin Gordon and the defense.

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A Face in the Crowd: Wisconsin Football

The Gary Andersen-led Badgers were a blast to watch in person this past Saturday. I only wish I had the chance to see them more often.

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Juggling safeties pays off for Wisconsin

First-year defensive coordinator Dave Aranda has done a terrific job implementing the Badgers' 3-4 defensive scheme, particularly with the latest personnel moves involving Tanner McEvoy and Michael Caputo.

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Wisconsin defense review: Borland tames Wildcats

After several mistakes cost the Badgers a chance at victory in Columbus two weeks ago, an aggressive defense led by the Chris Borland took charge against a potent Wildcats offense.

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Week 7 offense review: Balanced offense keys UW

The Badgers handled the Wildcats with ease, implementing a balanced attack to produce 35 points and more than 500 total yards.

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Podcast: Wisconsin-Northwestern recap

Another weekend of football -- we have you covered. How did the Badgers tame the WIldcats? Fox Sports Wisconsin's Jesse Temple helps us review the thrashing at Camp Randall Stadium.

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VIDEO: Bo Ryan Jumps Around at Camp Randall

Bo Ryan's hamboned and cranked it like Soulja Boy. It was only a matter of time before he actually got to Wisconsin's namesake.

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Offense survives despite Abbrederis injury

A hint of panic swept Badgers fans after the Wildcats knocked Jared Abbrederis out of Saturday's game with a head injury. 423 yards and four touchdowns later, Wisconsin's offense had nevertheless stepped up to help dominate Northwestern.

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Homecoming Kings: Badgers hold court vs. Wildcats

Joel Stave threw for three touchdowns as a balanced offensive attack and airtight defense delighted alumni at a packed Camp Randall Stadium.

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GAMETHREAD: Northwestern vs. Wisconsin

Happy Homecoming! Can Wisconsin get back on the winning track vs. Northwestern today? Come watch with us!

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5th Quarter Consensus: Badgers headed for shootout

Will the Badgers take care of the Wildcats on homecoming? Our staff believes they will.

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#AskB5Q: Second receivers and running the table

It's an emotional day in the mailbag as I explore my feelings. My football feelings.

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Notebook: Wisconsin back at full strength

Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen said after Thursday's practice that the Badgers' bye week has allowed many of the team's injured players to work their way back to 100 percent.

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Podcast: Northwestern-Wisconsin, hockey preview

Two of the top three teams in the Big Ten play Saturday afternoon at Camp Randall Stadium.

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Wisconsin, Northwestern begin life after OSU

Wisconsin and Northwestern just lost their biggest games of the season, and they face each other Saturday as the other's next biggest test. The winner may come down to who comes to grips with its mortality first.

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Examining Wisconsin's defense through 5 games

The Badgers are 3-2. Their defense appears improved and adapting well to the new scheme implemented, albeit with some things to work on.

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Northwestern's Mark, 2 QBs could be trouble

Wisconsin has played its fair share of explosive offenses early in the season, but Saturday's test against No. 19 Northwestern won't give the Badgers' defense any time to relax.

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TONIGHT 8 p.m.: Northwestern vs. Wisconsin preview

We preview your weekend football action, plus talk Badgers hockey!

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Northwestern vs. Wisconsin: What to expect

The Wildcats and the Badgers are about to have a game that will decide the fates of their seasons.

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Turnover battle will be key vs. Northwestern

Northwestern has more takeaways than any other defense in the Big Ten, but Wisconsin has committed fewer turnovers than any other team in the conference. Something has to give Saturday at Camp Randall, and whatever does could be the difference between 4-2 or 3-3 for the Badgers.

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Wisconsin vs. Northwestern in the 2000s

Let's take a trip down memory lane for the Wisconsin-Northwestern series. A sour acidic trip.

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Time to readjust expectations?

With opportunities to reach the Rose Bowl or Big Ten Championship Game now slim, is it time to reassess our expectations for this year's team?

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Mid-season diagnosis: Wisconsin football

Wisconsin faces Northwestern coming off the bye. Will the Badgers come out and make a statement after the tough loss in Columbus?

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Notebook: Prepping for NU's 2 QBs; injury update

Unlike in its Ohio State prep, Wisconsin will need to prepare for a true two-quarterback system against Northwestern.

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Podcast: Former Wisconsin FB Bradie Ewing

We talk with the former walk-on about his career at Wisconsin and how his time in Madison prepared him for the NFL. Plus, how did other former Badgers do this weekend?

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Getting to know Northwestern

After their first bye of the season, the well-rested Badgers host Northwestern in Wisconsin's lone home game of the month. Here's what you need to know.

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