The Big Ten has a huge new TV rights deal, a football landscape with a rising profile, and relatively few worries heading into the football season.
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Three things to know about the Wisconsin Badgers heading into Big Ten media days.
Packers reporter Jason Wilde and former Badgers lineman and current UW coach Bill Nagy join Homer & Gabe.
Former UW athletic director Pat Richter gives his thoughts on the growth of major conferences around the country, Steve Stricker at The Open Championship and more.
Wisconsin's football program has seen consistent success this century, thanks in part to future NFL superstars J.J. Watt and Russell Wilson.
The Jump Around looks at the latest Wisconsin preseason watch-list nominee and the countdown to the LSU game.
Wisconsin's Corey Clement is one of nine Big Ten rushers named to the Doak Walker Award preseason watch list. Penn State's Saquon Barkley and Indiana's Devine Redding also highlight the list.
Pat gives his take on the relationship between Aaron Rodgers and his brother and how media coverage of pro athletes has changed since his playing days.
What Vegas expects from Big Ten teams
The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook expects 10 wins from the Wolverines. Rival Ohio State is right behind them in over/under win total.
Not all blowouts and big wins are created equally. Phil Steele's game grades takes into account a variety of factors and names the truly dominating performances over the past three years.
From crazy road trips to pillow-soft starts to the season to games that leave you wondering how they ever got scheduled in the first place, a look through the 2016 schedule is eye-opening.
The Badgers will turn to QB Bart Houston and WR Robert Wheelwright to propel the passing game; a healthy Corey Clement could revive the running game.
Conference media days are here, which means questions for coaches (some good, some bad) are coming. There are a few that need to be asked before the season arrives. Will they be answered?
The Jump Around looks at summer headlines from the Badgers football program and the guys talk about an upcoming ESPN Madison event with Frank Kaminsky.
Badgers boast consistency
With the eighth-highest winning percentage in the last decade, Wisconsin is impressive in its ability to sustain excellence. But if the Badgers have been so good lately, what gives our panel pause when considering their future outlook? Underachievers, sleepers in 2016 Future Power Rankings (Insider)
The Nittany Lions still are looking up in a tough division; Michigan's defense should look stout against a weak nonconference slate.
Multiple teams react on social media to their players being named to award watch lists.
Every Big Ten team boasted at least one candidate on one of the watch lists for the Maxwell and Bednarik awards. Here's a breakdown, by team.
Wisconsin's defense should be a strength once again, but a brutal schedule could prevent the Badgers from winning 10 games in 2016.
Who will play quarterback at Michigan? And can any one player fill the massive hole left by Ezekiel Elliott at Ohio State? The Big Ten has some interesting position battles to watch.
Former Badgers standout Tarek Saleh, host of In The Trenches on ESPN Wisconsin, joins Homer to discuss Buddy Ryan's impact, the upcoming football season and more.
Quarterback issues in the SEC? What if LSU and Alabama could trade some of their stud defensive players for established signal-callers? Those are just two of the deals we'd love to see happen.
Wisconsin vs LSU Tigers
Lambeau Field - Sat 9/3