Thursday, September 18, 2014

Badgers 2014 Not Too Impressive So Far | Big Ten Looking Sloppy Overall

Badgers 2014
The Badgers came into the 2014 season with high hopes and a new quarterback. Through the first two games of the season, I’m not impressed with this team, period. Joel Stave was the starter for the Badgers for the last two seasons. However that doesn’t mean he played well. He started out okay as the season began a year ago, and got worse as the season progressed to the point of which the bowl game against South Carolina was one of the worst performances by a quarterback I have ever seen in my 28 years I’ve spent on this planet. Simply put, Stave just looked outmatched at every turn for 60 minutes. This led to a quarterback change this off season in Madison. Out steps Joel Stave, in steps South Carolina transfer Tanner McEvoy. To tell you the truth, McEvoy has not looked that much better running this offense. Unless he improves, it looks like the Badgers will need to find yet another quarterback. In fact, I would say it is time for them to expend some out of State recruiting resources into find a solid quarterback.

As far as the rest of this team is concerned, I’m not impressed with the rest of you all either. I was not impressed with the defensive meltdown against LSU to open the season. I was not impressed with the fact that they had a one score lead entering the third quarter, at home, against Western Illinois. That was a team they should have buried by halftime if they were as good as their ranking says they are.

The Badgers have a game upcoming this Saturday at home against Bowling Green. The line has the Badgers as 27 point favorites, but with the way this season has started, I am not sure if it should be that high. I think they will win, but the final score may be much closer than that, say 34-20.

Big Ten Looking Bad So Far

Here is the good news for the Badgers, the rest of the Big Ten hasn’t looked that much better either. Michigan State’s defense blew a lead against Oregon and lost, although that is no big deal. Ohio State lost at home to Virginia Tech who turned around and lost last Saturday to East Carolina. The Badgers are still the favorites to come out of their own division to play in the Big Ten title game, so they could coast all the way there with all sorts of problems and not have to do anything about them. I will tell you this, no Big Ten team will be in the playoff this year.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Top 25 NCAA Football | Week #3

Well, I missed last week’s top 25, so let’s move right on to this week’s top 25. Note, Wisconsin has dropped out of the top 25. We’ll see if our Badgers make it back to the spotlight in the coming weeks. For now, can anyone debate the top pick of Florida State?

 1. Florida State
 2. Oregon
 3. Oklahoma
 4. Auburn
 5. Alabama
 6. UCLA
 7. Mississippi
 8. Baylor
 9. Kansas State
10. Arizona State
11. LSU
12. Mississippi State
13. Iowa
14. North Carolina
15. Washington
16. Michigan State
17. Stanford
18. Cincinnati
19. Texas A&M
20. Clemson
21. South Carolina
22. Georgia
23. Minnesota
24. Virginia Tech

25. Nebraska 

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Preseason Top 25 College Football Teams 2014

Hello, everyone, here is a new feature being added to this blog. Each week, I will give out my own top 25. Here is my preseason top 25. Mine are a little bit different than most other prognosticators.  As for you Wisconsin Badgers fans, I have them starting the season at 19. We’ll see if these numbers hold throughout the weeks.  

 1. Florida State
 2. Oklahoma
 3. Oregon
 4. Auburn
 5. Michigan State
 6. Alabama
 7. UCLA
 8. South Carolina
 9. Baylor
10. Stanford
11. Mississippi
12. Kansas State
13. Arizona State
14. LSU
15. Clemson
16. Mississippi State
17. Iowa
18. North Carolina
19. Wisconsin
20. Washington
21. Cincinnati
22. Nebraska
23. Georgia
24. Minnesota

25. Duke

Friday, June 13, 2014

Badgers New Uniform Designs | Bucky Gets A Makeover

Adidas Version of Bucky's Uniform

Big news in the Wisconsin Badgers fashion department this week. The football team revealed that designers were working on over 20 possible alternate uniform combinations this off-season, even releasing pictures from a recent photo-shoot highlighting some of the options. The pictures showed linebacker Sherard Cadougan donning a red jersey-red pants combination that had never been seen before, topped-off with one of two alternate helmets the team released last year. Another picture from the photo-shoot featured sophomore corner Sojourn Shelton in a rare appearance of the white jersey-red pants combination that has been used before.

The Badgers history over the past few years with alternate jersey designs has been ill-received. For a game against Nebraska in 2013, Adidas designed a special-addition alternate uniform that was mocked by fans and critics, despite paying homage to the team's jerseys of the late 1960s.