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It’s nice enough just to get to play your first NFL home game in front of thousands of adoring fans — one of whom is your mother, watching her first professional game.
But to score a touchdown?
PK Eddy Pineiro was named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week after propelling the Bears to their first victory by drilling a 53-yard game-winning field goal as the clock expired in Denver Sunday.
Aaron Jones carried a career-high 23 times for 116 yards and a touchdown, and also caught four passes for 34 yards.
With No. 13 Wisconsin opening Big Ten play Saturday against No. 11 Michigan, State Journal reporters Jim Polzin and Colten Bartholomew sat down for a Facebook Live chat.
As Nebraska prepares to enter Big Ten play, the contributions Tony Tuioti has made to the staff are becoming clearer and clearer.
Nebraska freshman running back Rahmir Johnson said he plans to run track for the Huskers during the outdoor season. Make no mistake, though, he has football on his mind at the moment, particularly after experiencing his first college action Saturday in a 44-8 win against Northern Illinois.
Isaiah Stalbird has a pretty good idea of what the reaction was after the first depth chart of the Nebraska football season came out before the South Alabama game, and Stalbird was listed as No. 2 at one of the safety spots.
Star contributor Carrie Cecil also chimes in on the ZonaZoo's big support and plans for two major charity events.
BOISE — There’s no shying away or denying it for the players and coaches on the Boise State football team. Playing Air Force just feels different.
NEW YORK - New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees will undergo surgery on his throwing hand Wednesday in Los Angeles, according a report from ESPN.
AUBURN — True freshman defensive lineman Charles Moore has left the program. A team spokesman confirmed a 247Sports report shortly after head coach Gus Malzahn's regular Tuesday news conference.
AUBURN — College football programs don’t play preseason games the way NFL teams do, but in a sense, Auburn just finished that portion of its schedule.
The Wolverines defense has been terrific under coordinator Don Brown, who joined the staff following the 2015 season. Michigan hasn’t found a way to shut down UW tailback Jonathan Taylor (above) — 233 yards on 36 carries in two games — but it has made the Badgers one-dimensional in three games under Brown’s direction.
Things have come so easily for the Badgers in the first two games, and it’s fair to wonder how they’ll respond when faced with adversity. There figures to be some against the Wolverines, who will test UW in all three phases.
Context is critical in life. Whether reading, observing your fellow humans, or studying football, understanding the big picture macro level is essential to diagnosing the micro level.
With the 2019 NFL regular season rolling along, here's a look at some notable performances from former Wisconsin Badgers players in Week 2.
An impressive first quarter of offense gave way to zero points the rest of the way in the Packers' 21-16 victory against the Vikings on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
With Bryson Williams out with a left leg injury, Keeanu Benton — a freshman from Janesville Craig — will get the start at nose tackle vs. Michigan.
Bryson Williams will miss his second consecutive game with a left leg injury. True freshman Keeanu Benton started in Williams’ place in a 61-0 win over Central Michigan on Sept. 7.
The University of Wisconsin's football game against Northwestern on Sept. 28 at Camp Randall Stadium will start at 11 a.m., it was announced on Monday.
Nebraska head coach Scott Frost typically doesn't comment on injured players unless a player suffers an injury that would knock him out for the rest of the season.
Former Nebraska secondary coach George Darlington says the Husker defense has improved, especially up front. "But if that one kid (safety Cam Taylor-Britt) is out, there could be problems. All in all, the defense is better, but it's still not where anybody wants it to be talentwise. There are warts at some positions. I'm not talking about effort or anything like that. They just need to be a little more talented in some places."
When Nebraska's initial depth chart came out before the season opener and had Bryce Benhart listed as the No. 2 right tackle, most figured it was probably just a matter of time before the touted recruit got onto the field.
Auburn quarterback Bo Nix will play his first true road game Saturday at Kyle Field as the eighth-ranked Tigers open Southeastern Conference play against 17th-ranked Texas A&M.