Badger fans, AD not crying over Bielema leaving

Bret Bielema…. The name conjures up many emotions across Big Ten country and most of them aren't positive – even amongst those in the Wisconsin fanbase. No, it's not sour grapes either, as most will tell you he wasn't exactly a well-liked figure in the UW community. Interesting considering Bielema did something no coach outside […]

Wisconsin Football Preview: Our Staff Predictions

I hope you've enjoyed our journey through the land of cheese, beer, brats, and the Wisconsin Badgers! After a week of talk of the Badgers it's finally time to put up or shut up for our staff as we hand down our verdicts on what will happen in Madison this year.  So, drum roll please…… […]

Wisconsin Football Preview: Schedule Breakdown

It's been a wild week of news and interesting things happening across the Big Ten and today marks the end of Wisconsin Badgers week! So far we've managed to talk a whole lot about the team and nothing about how we actually see the season playing out. Well, that changes today as we break down […]

Wisconsin Football Preview: Countdown to Kickoff w/ Bucky’s 5th Quarter

Welcome back to Wisconsin week here at TheB1GTime – so far this week we've previewed the offense, defense, and talked all about what 2012 was like and today we further the conversation as we continue our podcast series "Countdown to Kickoff." Joining us to talk Badger football was Bucky's 5th Quarter managing editor Mike Fiametta. […]

Wisconsin Football Preview: What a strange trip 2012 was for Badgers

Wisconsin's basketball student section is nicknamed "The Grateful Red" – an obvious homage and take off of the Grateful Dead. So, perhaps it's only fitting that we quote from that band to describe what the heck went on in Madison during the 2012 football season.  "Sometimes the lights all shinin on me; Other times I […]

Badgers O’Brien transferring from Wisconsin

Anyone who didn't see this headline coming please raise your hand so we can all slap some sense into you. FoxSports Wisconsin broke the news on Monday afternoon that one time starting quarterback at Wisconsin, Danny O'Brien, is transferring out of the program.  It's an interesting story if only because it's hard to imagine a […]

2013 Preseason Top 25 Players: No. 9, Chris Borland

Yesterday we began our final stretch run here in our unveiling of The B1G Time's Preseason Top 25 and we started it off with a bang on the defensive end with Bradley Roby of Ohio State taking up residence in our Top 10 at No. 10.  Today we're sticking on the defensive side of the […]

2013 Preseason Top 25 Players: No. 13, Jared Abbrederis

There are great stories all over the Big Ten, it's part of what makes this conference so intriguing no matter the product that's put on the field. In fact, it's spawned one of the best documentary-style series' out there in "The Journey." As we give you a double dose of our Top 25 list today […]

Preseason Top 25 Players: No. 15, James White

    The countdown rolls on here at the B1G Time.  The man slotted as at the No.15 spot, may not have the lengthy list of superlatives that others on this list enjoy, but he never fails to impress on the eye test. While he could likely start in most backfields across the nation, he […]

2013 Preseason Top 25 Players: No. 20, Jacob Pedersen

We've turned a small corner in our unveiling of the Preseason Top 25 players of the Big Ten and before we get to our No. 20 player on the list, let's remind you of who made up the first five on the list.  No. 25: Christian Bryant (S, Ohio State) No. 24: Ryan Groy (OL, […]

2013 Preseason Top 25 Players: No. 24, Ryan Groy

Welcome into our post-spring look at where the Big Ten stands in terms of talent. We got things kicked off yesterday with a look at our No. 25 player, Christian Bryant of Ohio State. Today we move on to a name that may surprise a few people, not because of the position or school this […]

Wisconsin players receive their championship rings

This one comes to you courtesy of the "if you care about these sort of things" file. Wisconsin players have received their 2012 Big Ten championship rings, marking their 3rd straight conference title from this past season. Here is one look at the ring courtesy of kicker Kyle French's Facebook page: Pretty plain and not […]

Wisconsin Spring Game Breakdown

  When Wisconsin announced Gary Andersen as its new head coach in late December, there were no doubts that he was going to bring a fresh philosophy on both sides of the football. In the time since the hire, seemingly all of the talk centered on how far the offense would stray from “the Wisconsin […]