Here are some reasons why Alabama vs. Wisconsin should be a close call.
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Phil Steele likes Bama's chances to cover
Steele isn't worried about Alabama's unclear quarterback situation against Wisconsin. He believes the Tide will be extra motivated against another Big Ten foe. Steele's best bets (Insider)
There are some intriguing and challenging nonconference matchups to start the 2015 season.
Wisconsin to face SEC foe in Florida?
Both Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy think the Badgers will face an SEC opponent in the Buffalo Wild Wings Citrus Bowl in Orlando. Bowl projections
From Thursday's big road tests to the prime time showdown on Monday, a look at this week's action in the Big Ten.
The Ohio State Buckeyes top our big Ten predictions, led by Ezekiel Elliott, Joey Bosa and J.T. Barrett,
Can Alabama cover double-digit spread?
Can the Crimson Tide offense, with an unclear quarterback situation, cover an 11-point spread against the Badgers in Arlington? Week 1 bets (Insider)
Value available for Wisconsin
Wisconsin is busy getting ready for their Lone Star State showdown against the Crimson Tide this weekend. Bettors may want place a few wagers before kickoff. Find out why. CFB Betting Guide (Insider)
Aranda already prepped for HC gig
Dave Aranda may have done the best coaching job of his Wisconsin tenure last season. His background has prepared him for a potential head coaching move, but when will one come? Best head-coaching candidates (Insider)
Wisconsin quarterback Joel Stave is also a talented musician
Chad Millman, Stanford Steve, Chris Fallica and Bob Scucci share their thoughts on the top matchups in Week 1 of the CFB season, the best bets for the CFB Playoff and more.
On the cusp of the start to this season, our Big Ten writers share their thoughts on the unique traits of the league's home venues.
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Damn it feels good to be a Badger!
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Keep this in mind while watching the Big Ten debuts this week of Jim Harbaugh, Mike Riley and Paul Chryst: Twenty FBS coaches started with new programs last year. Eleven won their openers. Together, they posted a 43-50 record before Oct. 1.
Corey Clement's arrival as the potential next great Wisconsin Badgers starting tailback comes on one of the biggest stages imaginable.
What if the first-year Big Ten coaches, including Jim Harbaugh, Mike Riley and Paul Chryst, all lose this week in their debuts?
The Tide defensive line is at least two deep, and Wisconsin doesn't play the uptempo pace that will prevent Alabama from subbing in fresh bodies.