Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Badger Football is Florida Bound

It's official: The University of Wisconsin football team is headed back to Florida to play in a January bowl game for the fourth straight year.
UW athletic director Barry Alvarez announced Wednesday the Badgers have accepted an invitation to play in the Outback Bowl in Tampa, Fla., on Jan. 1, against an undetermined opponent from the Southeastern Conference.
It's the first time in school history the Badgers (9-3) will have played in four straight January bowl games. They appeared in the Capital One Bowl in Orlando, Fla., the past two seasons and played in the Outback the year before that.
It also will be the fifth straight bowl opponent from the SEC and the 19th bowl game overall in school history. GO BUCKY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Monday, November 26, 2007

Badger Football climbs in polls.

Wisconsin’s football team, which was idle this weekend after having completed its regular season on Nov. 17, moved up four spots to No. 16 in the USA Today Coaches Poll released Sunday. The Badgers were also on the rise in the AP Poll, moving up to 19th.
In the new BCS Rankings, Wisconsin moved up to No. 18. After another wild weekend in college football, the top of the rankings were shook up again. Missouri took over the top spot in the BCS, followed by West Virginia, Ohio State, Georgia and Kansas.
The Badgers, who are 9-3 overall and have won four of their last five games, are still waiting to find out which bowl game they will play in.
The coaches voted West Virginia as the new No. 1 team, followed by Missouri and Ohio State. Georgia is ranked fourth, with Virginia Tech and Kansas tied for fifth. The only other Big Ten school in the coaches top 25 is Illinois at No. 14.
The AP Poll has Missouri as the No. 1 team in the nation, while West Virginia is No. 2, Ohio State third, Georgia fourth and LSU rounding out the top-five. GO BUCKY!!!!!!!