On this week's edition of the BadgerBlitz.com Podcast John Veldhuis and Jon McNamara break down where they think the men's basketball team can do to replace Tyler Herro after his de-commitment from the Badgers. They also discuss what they saw in Wisconsin's game against Purdue, and make their predictions for UW's homecoming game against Maryland.
While there aren't many Week 8 marquee matchups on the national level there are a fair number of Power Five contests with close spreads. The Cats Illustrated staff makes their picks right here. Below are the season records to date. Warren Taylor: 32-20 Jeff Drummond: 28-23 Justin Rowland: 27-24 T.J. Walker: 27-26 Adam Luckett: 27-26
After a 23-10 loss to Virginia Tech two weeks ago, in which Boston College football couldn't get anything going on offense and the defense again struggled versus dual-threat quarterbacks, head coach Steve Addazio stood before the media and made a bold declaration. "It'll come together, and it'll be beautiful," Addazio said. At the time, the statement by Addazio, who is in his fifth year and whose BC record at that point was 26-31 and 10-25 in the ACC, was ridiculed by fans and the Twitter faithful. The way the Eagles had been blown out by ACC teams over the last two years, with the 202-24 margin against the conference's best teams in 2016 and early returns in 2017 not looking good, it was easy to criticize that, in this Year Five, BC should be much better than it was.
The 6-5, 225-pounder has been at or near the top of Michigan's tight end board for some time and after taking many visits, both officially and unofficially, he decided that he was finally ready to pull the trigger. He was originally going to wait until closer to National Signing Day but decided that now was the time. Muhammad had been considering offers from Clemson, Georgia, LSU, Notre Dame, Ohio State, Texas, Texas A&M, UCLA and USC but had always been viewed as a Michigan lean. Things started off well back when Jay Harbaugh was still coaching tight ends and U-M never relinquished the top spot. Michigan now has two tight ends committed in the 2018 class in Muhammad and Hamden Hall (Conn.) Hamden
EASTON, Pa. (AP) -- Colin Jonov returned an interception 95 yards in overtime, one of two Bucknell pick-6s, and the Bison slipped past Lafayette 13-7 on Saturday. It was the 600th win for the Bison (4-3, 1-1 Patriot League), making them the 19th FCS program