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Grading the Badgers

Grading Wisconsin’s win over Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl

Bowl games aren’t always pretty, but wins are always fun.

Grading Wisconsin’s no-show against Minnesota

With just about everything left to play for, the Badgers come up well short and lose to the Gophers.

Grading Wisconsin’s escape against Nebraska

Wisconsin beat Nebraska on Senior Day in Madison, but it was close.

Grading Wisconsin’s bulldozing of Northwestern

The Badgers started slowly, but stepped on the gas and dominated the Wildcats up and down the field.

Grading Wisconsin’s bludgeoning of Rutgers

The Badgers threw their weight around in New Jersey on Saturday.

Grading Wisconsin’s win over Iowa

The Badgers made a statement to the Big Ten on Saturday.

Grading Wisconsin’s turnover fueled shellacking of Purdue

The Badgers forced five turnovers and the running game flattened Purdue’s defense in the 30-13 win.

Grading Wisconsin’s win over Army

Wisconsin won a game that was as beautifully flawed as everyone expected it to be.

Grading Wisconsin’s suffocation of Illinois

The Badgers defense was lights out and the ground game was stellar. It was a Vintage Wisconsin Performance.

Grading Wisconsin’s blowout loss to Michigan

Nothing is bouncing the Badgers’ way right now.

Grading Wisconsin’s embarrassing showing vs. Notre Dame

How did the Badgers grade out in their blowout loss to Notre Dame?

Grading Wisconsin’s demolition of Eastern Michigan

The Badgers ran the ball at will against the Eagles and UW’s defense was as ferocious as usual in the win.

Grading Wisconsin’s, uh, display against Penn State

The Badgers lost 16-10 on Saturday and only half of the team looked decent.

Grading Wisconsin’s Duke’s Mayo Bowl victory over Wake Forest

The Badgers end this stupid season on a high note with a win against the Demon Deacons.

Grading Wisconsin outlasting Minnesota for Paul Bunyan’s Axe

The Badgers beat the Gophers 20-17 in overtime for the 16th time in the last 17 meetings.

Grading Wisconsin’s disaster of a performance in Iowa City

The Badgers got blown out by the Hawkeyes and lost their third game in a row.

Grading Wisconsin’s uninterested performance against Indiana

If we don’t care, why should the players?

Grading No. 10 Wisconsin falling to No. 19 Northwestern

Look all I’m saying is if I had the choice of dying or playing at Northwestern ever again,,,, I’ll take one for the team.

Grading No. 13 Wisconsin’s absolute destruction of a hapless Michigan team

The Badgers steamrolled the Wolverines from the opening kick and didn’t let off the gas until the game was over.

Grading No. 14 Wisconsin’s dominant win over Illinois to open the season

Graham Mertz had a historic debut under center and the Badgers blew the doors off of the Illini

Grading Wisconsin’s fourth straight Rose Bowl loss

I don’t want to write this because I’m so mad. But I love you, B5Q readership.

Wisconsin football: Grading the end of all things in the B1G Championship

This team continually builds me up just to let me down. Every. Single. Time.

Wisconsin football first half grades: B1G Championship formative assessment


Grading Wisconsin’s 38-17 win over Minnesota (and the return of the Axe!)

A win that tastes of savory justice

Grading Wisconsin’s shootout victory over Purdue

Turnovers, big plays, and a strong rushing attack factor into the Badgers’ grade

Grading No. 14 Wisconsin’s win over Nebraska

Someone tell the Badgers that tackling is also allowed on first, second and third down.

Grading No. 13 Wisconsin’s enjoyable win over No. 18 Iowa

Just some good old-fashioned B1G football fun on a Saturday afternoon.

Grading Wisconsin’s loss to the juggernaut that is Ohio State football

OSU is on a different level, man.

Grading Wisconsin’s horrible, terrible and nauseating loss to Illinois

I’m not mad; I’m disappointed. Okay, I’m mad.

Midterm grades for Wisconsin football’s 2019 season

Progress report time for Paul Chryst and company!

Grading Wisconsin’s jaw-dropping 38-0 victory over Michigan State

Were the Badgers dominant enough to earn an A+?

Grading Wisconsin’s thorough 48-0 win over Kent State

33 yards on fullback dives isn’t the most important story-line, but it is my favorite. Oh, and JT scored five TDs.