Position changes are nothing new in college football. Most times, players opt to do so, with the input of their coaches, as they look to gain playing time they otherwise wouldn’t receive at their original spot. For Wisconsin, that’s what happened with running back Jackson Acker, who played twice...
Paul Chryst is getting his team ready for the 2022 season. Though the Badgers lost some key pieces from the defensive unit, Chryst still believes there are some leaders returning to the field this year. One area where Chryst is especially positive for Wisconsin heading into fall camp is at...
Paul Chryst addressed the media Tuesday afternoon as Wisconsin prepares to embark on fall camp. One of the big storylines heading into the season is the development of QB Graham Mertz. Wisconsin has gone 13-7 with a pair of bowl wins the past 2 seasons with Mertz serving as the...
INDIANAPOLIS -- Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst addressed the media for roughly 11 minutes during Tuesday's Big Ten media day. The Badgers are coming off a 9-4 campaign in 2021, including a win over Arizona State in the Las Vegas Bowl. Chryst and UW will be looking to return to the Big Ten Championship game for the first time since 2019, the first two-year drought in the program's history since the title game was introduced in 2011.
Paul Chryst defends former Wisconsin assistant Bill Sheridan, who resigned after three months on the job
INDIANAPOLIS – Mark D’Onofrio wasn’t a factor when Paul Chryst brought in a veteran assistant in late February to coach Wisconsin’s inside linebackers. Less than four months after he was hired, Bill Sheridan was out as UW’s inside linebackers coach because of an ongoing NCAA investigation and D’Onofrio had taken his place, back in football for the first time since the 2018 season.
Big Ten Media Days: Wisconsin's Paul Chryst happy to have Jim Leonhard back after offer from Green Bay Packers
Jim Leonhard has been the defensive coordinator at Wisconsin since 2017, and he has become one of the most valuable coordinators in college football. Leonhard has done soe well with the Badgers that he even drew the attention of the Green Bay Packers this offseason, but he chose to remain in Madison for the foreseeable future.
Wisconsin just missed out on the Big Ten Championship Game in 2021, but head coach Paul Chryst is looking to correct that this year. The Badgers enter the 2022 season as Big Ten West contenders, and Chryst spoke about his squad at Big Ten Media Days. The Badgers head coach...
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Speaking during Big Ten media days, Wisconsin coach Paul Chryst spoke about the growth he’s seen in quarterback Graham Mertz as a leader. Mertz is entering his fourth year with Wisconsin as a redshirt junior, coming off a season with a less-than-stellar offensive production as a starter. Last season, Mertz finished with 1,958 yards and 10 touchdowns with 11 interceptions.
Wisconsin had to make a coaching change during the offseason after ILB coach Bill Sheridan stepped down. In a recent interview at B1G Media Days on Wednesday, Wisconsin HC Paul Chryst stated that he wasn’t happy with how the situation was handled according to Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Wisconsin had another strong season in 2021 with 9 wins and a bowl game. Unfortunately, the Badgers have not been back to the B1G Championship Game since 2019. As Paul Chryst prepares for 2022, Wisconsin enters a season as the heavy preseason favorites to win the West division and get back to Indianapolis. If the Badgers hope to achieve that, QB Graham Mertz will need to take a step forward.