Mike Leckrone is as synonymous with the Badger spirit as Bucky. This year he’s saying his good-byes after 50 years with the UW Marching Band.
Chris Borland ’13 did the unthinkable: he abruptly retired from the NFL, bringing the unseen dangers of the sport to the forefront.
The former UW football star who made the Badgers a national force.
How the Lincoln, Nebraska, native chose the Badgers over the Cornhuskers.
Badger star Elroy Hirsch x’45 ran into fame — and his nickname — on the football field, but he also tried out a lesser-known film career.
Elroy “Crazylegs” Hirsch x’45 almost turned down the role of playing himself in a biographical film. “I received this letter from (producer) Hall Bartlett …
“Every few years, a professional athlete touches the heart and soul of a city in …
An NFL career left Brandon Williams ’16 bankrupt. But he’s reinvented himself and found success in multiple fields.
After some tough college defeats, a Super Bowl win.
Competition has always been a part of student life.
These UW coaches and players reached the highest levels in their sport.
UW program helps student-athletes chart a course for life after sports.
Long before “Jump Around” and the Fifth Quarter, the 50-acre lot on …
The former Badger walk-on is the youngest defensive coordinator in the Big Ten.
As the sport’s popularity swelled in the 1900s, a UW professor took on college football and tried to reform it, facing the wrath of students and fans.
Images and memorabilia from the early years of the UW’s football team.
The Badger kicker’s journey to Wisconsin began in Brazil.
Naheed Qureshi ’94 works for justice and equality for American Muslims, who face discrimination, violence and hateful rhetoric.
It’s become a signature display of UW pride: Badgers hold up both hands with thumbs touching and index fingers pointing outward to form a W. …
In the years following …
Troy Vincent was a standout in Badger and pro football, but these days he’s determined to reach a different goal line for the NFL — and it’s personal. He’s a survivor of domestic abuse determined to find ways to help others.
Freshman defensive lineman Olive Sagapolu won’t be doing backflips at Camp Randall anytime soon, but he’s taking lessons learned from being a high school cheerleader with him to the gridiron.
For veterans who feel adrift upon returning home, Jake Wood ’05 has a suggestion: come along with us.
These Badgers say that following a ritual can make all the difference on the field, court, or ice.
It might be because they've had to try harder, but Wisconsin's football walk-ons have gone on to remarkable success — on the gridiron and beyond.
Pete Christianson ’71, JD’77 is on a mission.
From left are Mike Artus, Kelli Trumble ’79, Emily Artus, Cindy Artus, and Ben Borcher. Emily Artus, who has Apert …
Introducing the new football coach: Paul Chryst ’88.
UW News in Brief.
Do Models Matter?
An excerpt from The Opening Kickoff explores how UW legend Pat O'Dea "put the foot in football" and gained long-overdue respect for the Wisconsin team during the early days of intercollegiate athletics.
Long before Badger football season gets underway ... certain lucky students make the equivalent of a touchdown pass by securing season-ticket packages.
Muppets, but no Mendota ...
UW scientists find that fruit flies can inform damage in humans.
News briefs from the Wisconsin Alumni Association
UW Athletic News in brief
Good luck, Coach Andersen
“It feels like just yesterday I was one of the young people in the [locker] room.”