Wisconsin Rumors & News

  • Wisconsin extends Paul Chryst's contract through 2023

    Yardbarker "The University of Wisconsin is very satisfied with the job head football coach Paul Chryst is doing and has rewarded him with a contract extension. On Friday, the university’s Athletic Board approved a contract that keeps Chryst locked in through Jan. 31, 2023, per FOX 11 in Madison, Wisc. This..." January 20

  • Jonathan Taylor breaks FBS record for most rushing yards by freshman

    Sporting News "Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor broke Adrian Peterson's record for most rushing yards by a freshman Saturday during the second quarter of the Orange Bowl. Peterson rushed for 1,925 yards a freshman for Oklahoma in 2004. Taylor gashed Miami early, despite losing a fumble in the first..." December 31

  • Wisconsin WRs George Rushing, Jazz Peavy no longer with team

    Land of 10 "Wisconsin wide receivers George Rushing and Jazz Peavy have been “out” with leg injuries, according to past Badgers injury reports. However, Thursday’s edition didn’t include either player, prompting reporters to ask coach Paul Chryst about their statuses. “For different reasons, both are not..." November 17

  • Wisconsin loses its leading receiver for the year, and it could be a playoff problem

    CBS Sports "If Wisconsin is going to win the Big Ten and get to the College Football Playoff, it will have to do so without its leading receiver. Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst announced that wide receiver Quintez Cephus will miss the rest of the season after having surgery on his right leg. "For every..." November 09

  • Cornerback Titus Booker leaves Badgers

    Fox Sports Wisconsin "Once-prized recruit Titus Booker is no longer a member of Wisconsin’s football team. A Badgers team official confirmed to FOX Sports Wisconsin that the redshirt sophomore cornerback is off Wisconsin’s roster. No reason was given for the sudden move. Booker was rated a four-star recruit by..." October 27

  • Wisconsin’s Jonathan Taylor ties FBS record for quickest freshman to 1,000 yards

    Land of 10 "Jonathan Taylor has been a workhorse for Wisconsin, and he already has passed 1,000 yards rushing in seven games. He passed 1,000 yards in the first quarter against Maryland on Saturday, putting himself in some elite company. Taylor is tied for the fewest games for a freshman to reach 1,000..." October 21

  • Wisconsin fans cleaned out Provo's 2 bars during BYU game

    Sporting News - NCAAF "Many Wisconsin fans apparently traveled to see the No. 10 Badgers take on BYU way out in Provo, Utah. The town, home to the LDS-affiliated university (Mormons don't consume alcohol), has only two bars — ABG’s Libation Emporium and City Limits Tavern — both of which decided to open two hours..." September 19

  • True freshman Jonathan Taylor named co-starter at running back for Wisconsin

    Wisconsin State Journal "When the University of Wisconsin football team closed practice to the media beginning Aug. 12, true freshman Jonathan Taylor appeared a certainty to redshirt in his first year with the Badgers. Four players — Bradrick Shaw, Chris James, Taiwan Deal and Rachid Ibrahim — were thought to be ahead..." August 28