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2016 Schedule
11-3, 1st in Big Ten - West

TJ Watt compared to Clay Matthews

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.

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.


Scott Tolzien joins Jason Wilde

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.

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What's the biggest spring storyline for each top 25 team?

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.

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5dJesse Temple

Biggest questions for teams in Big Ten West

Nebraska, Iowa and Minnesota must pick QBs. Northwestern and Purdue need playmakers. Wisconsin and Illinois need help on the defensive front.

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8dJesse Temple

Biggest strengths of teams in Big Ten West

From Iowa's running game to Wisconsin's linebackers, we examine the biggest strengths of each team in the Big Ten West division.


Joe Thomas on Wilde and Tausch

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.

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14dTodd McShay

McShay's Top 32: Ramczyk is best OT

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.

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18dJesse Temple

Instant impact recruit: Wisconsin Badgers

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.


James White on ESPN Wisconsin

Super Bowl legend, and former Badgers RB, James White chats with Tony Cartagena and Greg Scalzo about that historic game and partying with Gronk.


Jim Leonhard (kind of) and Brandon Williams

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?

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25dJesse Temple

Wisconsin promotes DB coach Leonhard to DC

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.

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