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Wisconsin football: Barry Alvarez found the right guy with Paul Chryst

It’s official. Paul Chryst was announced as Wisconsin football’s 30th head coach at Wednesday’s press conference. It’s become cliché for schools hiring their new head coach to say, “We got our guy.” Oftentimes, that’s not really the case, but for Wisconsin, Chryst just might be the absolute perfect coach for the Badgers. “The first person I thought of when Gary Andersen...
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Top 10 Melvin Gordon plays of 2014 season

Melvin Gordon may not have won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night, but there’s little doubt about the incredible season he has had. Rushing for over 2,300 yards and needing less than 300 yards in the bowl game to become the single-season rushing record holder should tell you all you need to know. But there is more…like joining Barry Sanders as the only two players to rush for...
Via Madtown Badgers
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin RB Melvin Gordon Says Pittsburgh’s Paul Chryst Would Be A “Great” Hire For The Badgers

In all likelihood, Melvin Gordon’s final game as a Wisconsin Badger will come playing under Barry Alvarez, who is coaching the team’s bowl game against Auburn Jan. 1. Gordon, a redshirt junior, is likely to declare for the NFL following this season.  So, the Badgers’ Heisman finalist doesn’t really have to worry about who will be replacing departed coach Gary Andersen. Still...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Melvin Gordon wishes he played more in record game

On November 15, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon had one of the most impressive games in college football history, rushing for 408 yards and four touchdowns on just 25 carries. Even more impressively, all of that production came in three quarters; Gordon didn’t get a single touch in the fourth quarter with his Badgers up big. The effort broke the single-game rushing record...
Via College Spun
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon Lose His Shot at the Heisman With Poor Big Ten Championship Game?

When the list of Heisman finalist was announced it did not come as a surprise that Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon was included on the list. After all, he did join the exclusive 2000+ yard club and momentarily held the mark for best single rushing game in college football history. Had he not been invited it would have been an absolute injustice to football fans everywhere.But...
Via FatManWriting
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Montee Ball, Melvin Gordon shocked over Gary Andersen’s departure

Current Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon and former Badgers star RB Montee Ball had a Twitter exchange on Wednesday evening where they expressed shock over the departure of Gary Andersen. Andersen surprisingly left Wisconsin to take the Oregon State job, meaning the Badgers will be looking for their third head coach since 2012. The conversation...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Gary Andersen leaves Wisconsin for Oregon State

One of the most entertaining features of any bowl season is the latest developments in the coaching silly season, and this year’s edition of musical chairs took quite an unexpected turn on Wednesday evening with the news that Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen has resigned to take the same position at Oregon State. Andersen leaves Wisconsin with a record of 19-7 in two seasons...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

3 reasons why Wisconsin looked terrible

Wisconsin let the game get out of hand early and lost 59-0 to Ohio State in the Big Ten Championship Game. The No. 13 Badgers were dominated on both sides of the ball against the fifth-ranked Buckeyes, who may have played themselves into the College Football Playoff. Here is a short list of the many things that went wrong for the Badgers. Another slow start Wisconsin won the...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Backup RB Pokes Fun At Sports Illustrated For Mistakenly Using His Photo In Melvin Gordon Feature

Back on November 15, Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon set a new FBS record for most rushing yards in a game (425) against Nebraska. That number has since been eclipsed by Oklahoma tailback Samaje Perine, but the fact remains that it was still one of the most impressive performances in college football history. Not surprisingly, Sports Illustrated chose to do a feature on Gordon...
Via College Spun
18 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Melvin Gordon breaks record with 408 rushing yards

When TCU’s LaDainian Tomlinson rushed for an eye-popping 406 yards on Nov. 20, 1999, it seemed unlikely that anyone would come close to matching his total. Except Melvin Gordon just did it. In three quarters. The Wisconson running back racked up 408 rushing yards on just 25 carries in three quarters against Nebraska on Saturday, breaking Tomlinson’s record for the most rushing...
November 15, 2014  |  Discuss

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