Lost among Alex Hornibrook’s third-quarter interception, Rafael Gaglianone’s miss in the final minute and a final result that may have crushed the University of Wisconsin’s playoff hopes was one of the few Badgers players who enjoyed a milestone day in Saturday’s 24-21 loss to BYU. Running back Taiwan Deal, who missed 22 games over the past two seasons with ankle injuries, scored twice -- his first times reaching the end zone since his redshirt freshman season in 2015.
MADISON — The offense is nearly back to full strength at No. 6 Wisconsin. Tight end Zander Neuville returned last week from injury. Receiver Danny Davis is due back from suspension today when BYU visits Camp Randall Stadium. Two more targets for quarterback Alex Hornibrook — and that’s not even counting perhaps the best call in the Badgers’ playbook: a handoff to FBS rushing leader Jonathan Taylor. “Once everyone gets back in their groove, I think it can really
MADISON — Receiver Danny Davis is been cleared to play on Saturday for No. 6 Wisconsin against BYU after the sophomore completed his two-game suspension. “The suspension has been served and he’ll be ready to go,” coach Paul Chryst said Monday. “I’ve been proud of the way he took it and learned, and I’ve been proud of his response to this point.” Davis, who caught 26 passes for 418 yards and five touchdowns last year, was one of two Badgers
MADISON — A new-look secondary hopes to build on a successful debut for No. 4 Wisconsin. The Badgers broke in seven new defensive starters in their season opener, including Scott Nelson at safety, along with sophomore Caesar Williams and Faion Hicks at cornerback. Nelson and Hicks, both redshirt freshmen, also made their collegiate debuts in the 34-3 victory last week over Western Kentucky. Next up is a visit from New Mexico on Saturday. “They’re maturing but at the same