2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
8-5, 2nd in Big Ten - West
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11dTom Luginbill

How Top 25 teams addressed needs on signing day

National championship contenders don't rebuild, they reload. Check out how each Top 25 team has used recruiting and the transfer market to replenish talent this offseason.

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12dAdam Rittenberg

Wisconsin OL Dietzen retiring due to injuries

Wisconsin Badgers offensive lineman Jon Dietzen announced his decision to retire because of injuries sustained during his playing career.

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31dTom VanHaaren

Breaking down the Big Ten recruiting classes

The usual suspects -- Michigan and Ohio State -- are near the top of the recruiting rankings again, but the most surprising classes in the conference are at places like Nebraska, Purdue and Wisconsin.

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31dESPN

Biggest concern for each Top 25 team

When will Justin Fields debut at QB for Ohio State? How much turnover can Alabama handle? All of the Top 25 teams have issues to be resolved.

43d

Mertz Mania on Trenches

Derek Engler and Jim Rutledge discuss the hype surrounding Graham Mertz and his arrival on campus. Is there too much pressure on him?

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46dMark Schlabach

The 2019 Way-Too-Early Top 25

Clemson is the new king, but Alabama will be back, along with Georgia, Ohio State and Notre Dame, while a couple of teams from Texas elbow their way into the top 10.

50d

Showalter and Brust on In The Trenches

Former Wisconsin Basketball stars Zak Showalter and Ben Brust sub in on In The Trenches to breakdown Badger Basketball and their expectations this season.

57d

Pinstripe Bowl Champions

Jim Rutledge and Tarek Saleh react to the Badgers winning the 2018 Pinstripe Bowl. How does this team project going in to next season?

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Wisconsin's Paul Chryst ties Michigan's Fielding Yost for second-most wins in the first four years among Big Ten coaches. Chryst is 42-12 overall. Only Urban Meyer (50) has recorded more wins in his first four years as a Big Ten coach.

Taylor, Badgers overpower Miami in New Era Pinstripe Bowl (1:39)
QB Coan fools defense for another Wisconsin TD (0:15)
Taylor's 41-yard run sets up Wisconsin TD (0:46)
Miami QB Rosier runs over defender (0:34)
Rosier's INT leads to Taylor TD on next play (1:09)
Coan hits Pryor for 35-yard Wisconsin TD (0:42)
NFL prospects to watch from Miami-Wisconsin Pinstripe Bowl (1:04)
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65dAdam Rittenberg

QB Coan to start for Badgers in Pinstripe Bowl

Wisconsin sophomore quarterback Jack Coan will give up a redshirt season to start against Miami in next week's New Era Pinstripe Bowl, coach Paul Chryst confirmed Thursday.

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Both Miami and Wisconsin will be without key defenders for the Pinstripe Bowl. Hurricanes All-America defensive tackle Gerald Willis is out following a hand injury that will end his college career. Wisconsin linebacker Ryan Connelly is out after undergoing surgery for an unspecified injury that had bothered him late in the regular season.

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