At practice Monday, Joel Stave had himself a good day. Afterward, some of the players and coaching staff played some golf. Jake recaps the day's events.
It's not very common for freshman offensive lineman to play for the Badgers, but Michael Deiter aims to do just that and he's more than prepared and ready to do so, writes the Wisconsin State Journal's Andy Baggot.
The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel's Jeff Potrykus explains that the Trotter twins -- Michael and Marcus -- are now teammates within the linebacker unit, and Marcus shared some tips with his brother to allow for a smooth transition from the safety position.
Well, this is quite interesting within the framework of the recent O'Bannon ruling (h/t Jay Bilas):
1/3 Overlooked outcome of Wilken ruling is next Russell Wilson would get his trust fund cash ($20k or more) while still playing in NCAA ...— Tom Farrey (@TomFarrey) August 11, 2014
2/3 Wilson grad before sr year. Injunction calls for payment "upon expiration of athletic eligibility or graduation, whichever comes first"— Tom Farrey (@TomFarrey) August 11, 2014
3/3 So under Wilken ruling, Wilson could have transferred into Wisconsin in 2011 with trust fund cash from having graduated at NC State— Tom Farrey (@TomFarrey) August 11, 2014
On this week's edition of the Kielbasa Kings Podcast, Jake recaps Sunday's open scrimmage with BadgerBlitz.com's John Veldhuis and also chats with BTN's Dave Revsine about his new book.
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Wisconsin basketball hates Ohio State the most, and Minnesota hates Bo Ryan and the boys the most. Couldn't have drawn it up any better, but Michigan State could also fit the bill.
Speaking of rivalries, Drew looks at Wisconsin-Iowa and previews it heading into the 2014-15 season with BT Powerhouse. Drew notes that Wisconsin owns the all-time matchup by a slim margin, 80-79, while Ryan is 17-7 all-time against the Hawkeyes.
Wisconsin volleyball's 2014 squad opens up the season at No. 6 in the American Volleyball Coaches Association preseason poll. It's the program second-highest ranking since 2004's No. 4 preseason ranking. The Badgers are one of seven Big Ten teams in the top 16.