Jared Abbrederis

Dezman Southward. (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Hoge’s NFL Draft Notebook: The Crazy Story Of A Healthy Player Failing An NFL Combine Physical

A mix-up cost Wisconsin defensive back Dezmen Southward a chance to perform in Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

: Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs with the football during the first half of play against the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Stuffs No. 19 Northwestern 35-6

Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.

10/12/2013

University of Illinois Fighting Illini Football

Stave, Ball Lead Wisconsin Over Illinois 31-14

Joel Stave threw two touchdown passes and Wisconsin’s running game showed signs of life as the Badgers defeated Illinois 31-14 on Saturday.

10/06/2012

MADISON, WI - NOVEMBER 26: Russell Wilson #16 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs past Sean Stanley #90 and Nate Stupar #34 of the Penn State Nittany Lions on his way to a first down at Camp Randall Stadium on November 26, 2011 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Badgers Top Penn State 45-7, play for B10 title

Montee Ball scored four more touchdowns in his pursuit of an NCAA record, powering No. 15 Wisconsin to a 45-7 rout of No. 20 Penn State and a spot in next week’s Big Ten championship game.

11/26/2011

Russell Wilson put himself in the middle of the Heisman talk Saturday night in Madison. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Hoge: Wisconsin Is Big Ten’s Only Hope

On a day where most of the Big Ten looked futile, the Wisconsin Badgers stepped up and toyed with the only the team that supposedly could hang with them.

CBS Chicago–10/02/2011