Former Wisconsin RB James White shines in NFL playoffs; defining moments of 2017 season
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.
Badgers in the NFL playoffs
Former Wisconsin running back James White scored two touchdowns in New England’s win over Tennessee on Saturday, while punter Brad Nortman and the Jacksonville Jaguars pulled the upset and beat the Steelers in Pittsburgh on Sunday. Those two teams will meet for the AFC title, meaning at least one former Wisconsin player will be in Super Bowl 52.
On the NFC side, running back Corey Clement had 31 yards on five catches in Philadelphia’s win over the Atlanta Falcons. The Eagles will face the Minnesota Vikings in the conference championship.
Biggest moments of Wisconsin’s season
The 2017 season was a special one for the Badgers, and it was defined by a variety of plays, drives and games. Here’s Jesse Temple on the five biggest moments of a historic ride to a school-record 13 wins.
Welcome to the newest Badgers
Five members of Wisconsin’s 2018 recruiting class will arrive in Madison this week as early enrollees. We’ve been profiling a few of them in recent days, including DL Bryson Williams, WR Aron Cruickshank, and CB Donte Burton.
NFL folks like Jonathan Taylor
Following his record-breaking freshman season, Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor is among the top college prospects to watch in the sophomore class, according to NFL.com.
You shouldn’t panic about Wisconsin basketball
Despite being 9-9 on the year and in danger of missing the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1998, you shouldn’t be panicking about the future of the Badgers basketball team, writes Tom Oates of the Wisconsin State Journal.
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Wisconsin remembers Keith Jackson
Legendary announcer Keith Jackson, who passed away Friday, called some of the more memorable games in Wisconsin history. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel details those here.
Wisconsin earns a split
The Wisconsin hockey team earned a split of its weekend series with Michigan State, as the Badgers snapped their winless streak at five. Todd Milewski of Madison.com has the recap.
Badgers fall to Penn State
The Wisconsin women’s basketball team fell to Penn State at the Kohl Center on Sunday 69-62.
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