Category Archives: College Football

BuckyCap: Axe Leaves Madison After Woeful Badgers Effort

It finally happened. It took 15 years, but Minnesota broke the streak against Wisconsin. Golden Gophers had lost 14 straight times to Wisconsin, and they were hell bent on not making it a 15th. For the second consecutive year, P.J. Fleck’s team had a 5-6

SnoTapWI Badgers Preview: Wisconsin vs. Minnesota

The battle for the axe has been a part of rivalry weekend for years now. In the next couple of years, Wisconsin-Iowa will take its place. Why? Well, Wisconsin-Minnesota hasn’t been a rivalry for the last 15 years. Badgers dominated Minnesota throughout those 15 years.

BuckyCap: Jonathan Taylor Puts the Team on His Back

Jonathan Taylor is a top-five running back in the country. No one disputes that about him. We hadn’t seen a big Taylor performance all year where he rattled off some big runs and finished with an absurd amount of yards until Saturday. Taylor had his

SnoTapWI Badgers Preview: Wisconsin vs. Purdue

After Northwestern took the Big Ten West, some might ask what are the Badgers playing for? It’s a good question considering they’re already bowl eligible, and the team is one of the biggest disappointments in college football. If Wisconsin finishes strong, they still get an

Alex Illikainen Never Put It All Together At Wisconsin

Wisconsin will be down a player starting today as Alex Illikainen will be leaving the team. The forward stays at the university, but he will have a year of eligibility to play somewhere next season if possible. Part of a now infamous 2015 class that

Badger Musings: Wisconsin’s Offense Goes Silent in Happy Valley

After Saturday’s 22-10 defeat by Penn State, Wisconsin is now a four loss team. It is the first time in the Paul Chryst era that this team lost four games, and the first time Wisconsin reached four losses since 2013. The offense became the major

Badger Musings: An Ugly Bounceback for the Badgers

WHen you see Rutgers on the schedule in early November, it appears to be a bouceback game. A get right sort of game to put you on the path to success for the rest of the season especially after a bad loss at Northwestern. That

Badgers Musings: Wildcats Deliver Death Blow to Badgers

Northwestern Wildcats do not get the respect they deserve in the Big Ten. Northwestern won 12 of their last 13 Big Ten games including on Saturday. That’s not an excuse for the Wisconsin Badgers who fell to their neighbors from the south, 31-17, in an

SnoTapWI Badgers Preview: Wisconsin vs. Northwestern

Ryan Field in Evanston, Illinois played host to some of the worst losses in recent Badgers history. Wisconsin seems to play the worst possible game versus the Wildcats. They did win here two years ago, but that was their first win at Ryan Field in

Badgers Musings: Wisconsin Pulverises Illinois For Easy Win

You know the saying ‘Just what the doctor ordered.’ That’s the best way to describe Illinois football. They’re like an antibiotic to make you feel better about your football team. Wisconsin pounded Illinois into the ground with a dominating 49-20 victory to give the fans