Jason Wilde and Tony react to Mike Mayock's analysis of TJ Watt, telling Peter King of MMQB that he can be a Clay Matthews type player.
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Craig Haubert ESPN Staff Writer
2018 TE George Takacs (Gulf Coast, FL) said top 3 at this time are Florida, Georgia, Wisconsin (No Order) but still stated he is open to other schools. Is planning upcoming tips to Florida & Wisconsin. Florida will be his second trip & Badgers will be his 1st to that school. Was at a recent UGA Jr Day.
Former Wisconsin Badgers and Green Bay Packers QB Scott Tolzien subs in for Tausch on Wilde and Tausch. He's very supportive of Paul Chryst.
Spring practices are beginning. Whether it's replacing a coach or a quarterback, evaluating a big-name transfer or getting top recruits into the mix, each of our top 25 teams faces uncertainties.
We answer your Big Ten questions via Twitter and email.
Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota must pick QBs. Northwestern and Purdue need playmakers. Wisconsin and Illinois need help on the defensive front.
From Iowa's running game to Wisconsin's linebackers, we examine the biggest strengths of each team in the Big Ten West division.
Wilde and Tausch are joined by former Badgers offensive lineman, and future Hall of Famer, Joe Thomas. He discusses everything from NFL OT to the Commissioner and more.
Former Division III transfer Ryan Ramczyk has emerged as one of the top run-blocks and pass protectors among the offensive tackles in this year's draft class.
An early conference matchup at Nebraska will go a long way in deciding the West.
Wisconsin had some signing-day drama and landed a four-star receiver from Ohio who is one of the highest-rated receivers the Badgers have signed.
Nebraska, Northwestern and others have plenty of returning talent in the defensive backfield in 2017.
The Trenches crew talks about what the Patriots do better than any other team in the NFL and what the Packers need to do to reach that level.
Super Bowl legend, and former Badgers RB, James White chats with Tony Cartagena and Greg Scalzo about that historic game and partying with Gronk.
Indiana's Tegray Scales and Iowa's Josey Jewell, the Big Ten's top tacklers in 2016, should help their respective defenses be among the league's best.
Urban Meyer and the Buckeyes will enter the fall with a talented and experienced group of productive performers along the defensive line.
Iowa's nationally acclaimed offensive line should be even better this season with another year to develop.
Ohio State stays on top after signing a star-studded class ranked No. 2 in the country and an especially good haul in the defensive backfield.
New Badgers defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard kind of joins Tony and Jim. Brandon Williams actually joins the show. Can he still beat Leonhard one-on-one off the line?
If OLB and junior college product Andrew Van Ginkel performs up to expectations this fall, the excitement should permeate Wisconsin.
Jim Leonhard's lone year as a college football assistant belies the experience he has mentoring players and his understanding of the game.
The Trenches crew give their thoughts on the promotion of Jim Leonhard to defensive coordinator and their early impressions of the Badgers class of 2017.
Jim Leonhard continues to move up the coaching ladder at his alma mater, Wisconsin. After a season as defensive backs coach, the ex-NFLer and All-American takes over as defensive coordinator.
Jesse Temple ESPN Staff Writer
Wisconsin has named Jim Leonhard as its defensive coordinator. Leonhard, a three-time all-Big Ten safety at Wisconsin, coached one season with the defensive backs last year and made quite an impact. What a meteoric rise for him. He will replace Justin Wilcox, who took over as head coach at Cal.
Maryland became the first Big Ten school other than Ohio State, Michigan or Penn State to sign more than five ESPN 300 recruits.