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Atlanta Falcons tight end Jacob Pedersen was released today in the final round of NFL roster cuts: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports In what we all hope to be a defining season-opening victory in Houston , Wisconsin fans must first deal with the NFL roster cuts that were handed out on Saturday afternoon.
With the college football season beginning in earnest on Thursday, now seems like as good a time as any to make bold predictions for Wisconsin's upcoming season.
There's Wisconsin's Melvin Gordon, a Heisman Trophy hopeful who's coming off a 1,600-yard season and comes into the season averaging 8.1 yards per carry, tops in the nation.
Wisconsin head coach Gary Andersen likes what he see so far from his Badgers. The season kicks off in Houston on Saturday at 8 p.m. against LSU.
It's been a really busy last couple of days here, so I apologize for the brevity of yesterday's Spam Report and the lateness of today's post.
So it begins, the run of meeting the SEC to open the year and seeing if the Wisconsin Badgers are worthy.
Founded in 1848, a band of fur trappers established the University of Wisconsin when they "killed 'em a few a cases of High Life and passed out where they lay."
LSU coach Les Miles has acknowledged he plans to use two quarterbacks - sophomore Anthony Jennings and freshman Brandon Harris - against Wisconsin on Saturday night in Houston.
Nov 16, 2013; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers defensive end Konrad Zagzebski during the game against the Indiana Hoosiers at Camp Randall Stadium.
Back at practice, senior linebacker Derek Landisch expects to be in the starting lineup when Wisconsin takes on LSU in the opener Saturday for both teams.
Arneson a 6' 3", 245-pound wrecking ball who earned All-State honors at tight end, quarterback and middle linebacker for Merrill High is now a senior and with the graduation of Jacob Pedersen, Brian Wozniak and Brock DeCicco, is also the elder statesman of the Badger group.
There are some similarities between LSU and Wisconsin over the years, which makes Saturday's game intriguing.
Wisconsin running back Melvin Gordon is one of the leading Heisman Trophy candidates and could be the best running back LSU faces all season.
The Big Ten used this year's additions of Rutgers and Maryland to restructure its football divisions, replacing the often-mocked Leaders and Legends titles with East and West.
When you're watching Big Ten football on opening weekend, be sure to read between the lines.
Updated: Sat Aug 30, 2014 04:20 pm
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