Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive TacklesThe Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.
Hoge’s NFL Draft Notebook: The Crazy Story Of A Healthy Player Failing An NFL Combine PhysicalA mix-up cost Wisconsin defensive back Dezmen Southward a chance to perform in Indianapolis.
Wisconsin Stuffs No. 19 Northwestern 35-6Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.
Ball Has Career Day As Wisconsin Beats Purdue 38-14Montee Ball ran for a career-high 247 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Wisconsin beat Purdue 38-14 on Saturday afternoon.
No. 7 Badgers Overpower Northern Illinois 49-7Russell Wilson threw for 347 yards and three scores, Montee Ball rushed for another two touchdowns and No. 7 Wisconsin piled up more than 600 yards of total offense Saturday in a 49-7 rout of Northern Illinois at Soldier Field.
Persa, Scheelhaase Honored On Big Ten Players To Watch ListBig Ten coaches voted to eliminate the annual preseason media poll and instead have instituted a much less exciting "Players To Watch List".