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Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook has been really good on third down and in the red zone.

Wisconsin QB Alex Hornibrook shines under pressure; S D’Cota Dixon having a special season

Zach Heilprin

Wisconsin football and basketball are always the main topics in Bucky’s Breakfast, Land of 10’s daily Badgers notebook — but we cover news, notes and analysis across Badgers sports. Join us each morning to get caught up on everything you missed in the world of Wisconsin football, recruiting, basketball and more.

Alex Hornibrook is money under pressure

Few situations are more important to an offense than success on third down and cashing in on trips inside the red zone. Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook has been great at both this year, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel’s Jeff Potrykus.

D’Cota Dixon having a special season

Wisconsin safety D’Cota Dixon has combined a selfless nature with a remarkable work ethic to push himself toward a special junior season, writes Jesse Temple.

Wisconsin fan mailbag

We open up the fan mailbag to answer questions on Jonathan Taylor’s workload, the impact of Wisconsin’s schedule on its playoff push and new roles for several members of the basketball team.

Other RBs have played roles for the Badgers

Freshman Jonathan Taylor has, deservedly, gotten a majority of the attention in the Wisconsin backfield, but as Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal explains, he’s not the only running back that has made an impact for the Badgers this fall.

Games that shaped Camp Randall’s legacy

Wisconsin is celebrating the 100th year of Camp Randall Stadium this season, and it’s led to many reflections of all that’s taken place at the venue. The Wisconsin State Journal’s Tom Oates gives his take on the 20 games that shaped the stadium’s legacy.

Vince Biegel returns

After five months without playing football, former Badgers linebacker Vince Biegel returned to the practice field Wednesday. It was the first day the Green Bay Packers’ rookie was eligible to practice as he’s currently on the physically unable to perform list. The team now has three weeks to activate him.

Big Ten Media Day

Ethan Happ and D’Mitrik Trice, along with coach Greg Gard, will represent the Badgers at Big Ten Media Day in New York on Thursday. The event is being held at Madison Square Garden, the same place the conference tournament will take place next spring.

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