College Football

Worst Kept Secret in Wisconsin

SSSSHHHHH…..don’t tell anyone. Barry Alvarez wants to keep Paul Chryst in Madison in case Bret Bielema leaves and have him be the coach-in-waiting for Wisconsin Badgers. That will be easier said than done. Chryst has developed a reputation... read more »


PD Sunday Sampler

The Wisconsin Badgers football team played in the Rose Bowl yesterday for only the 5th time in my lifetime.  I don’t remember the first one so well as I was only 3 years old at the time, and I doubt I’ll make much effort to remember... read more »


Immediate Post-Game Rose Bowl Overreaction

Well, that kinda stunk. Following are some of my immediate post-game thoughts after Wisconsin’s 21-19 loss to TCU: 1—TCU played a great game. No turnovers, great strategy to attack Wisconsin’s secondary, and classy post-game behavior. 2... read more »


We’re Smelling Roses

Courtesy of Jacki Bezak’s Twitter , we have the sequel to Teach Me How to Bucky .  As I say to my boys every time the Badgers score ‘When you said Wisconsin!, You’ve Said It All (ba-bump!)’ Tweet


CHICKS DIG SCARS: Way too much bird and football this weekend

Yes, Virginia, the Packers have a running game.....we think. Four days. Wall to wall football. You’d think that would be a football fan’s dream, but by Saturday night, I was spent. Thanksgiving, three games. Indifference has... read more »


Dreamy Dudes of Doppler – Inaugural Edition

Welcome to a new Pocket Doppler feature – this one to show the love to the guys out there from the female Pocket Doppler staff (Anita, Jayme and me) and viewing pleasure for anyone else who likes the male form. This will appear a... read more »


Some Quick Badger Postgame Observations

I am really, really happy for Montee Ball. What would have happened if the Badgers did not get the first down on the fake punt in the fourth quarter? They would have lost the game. Either way, I love the call. Playing in Iowa City, with a depleted... read more »


YAWNNNNNN…Badgers Keep the Axe

My family and I took in the Wisconsin-Minnesota football game on Saturday. The Badgers retain Paul Bunyan’s Axe in a game with all the drama of my walk each Sunday morning down the driveway to grab the Sunday paper (Yes!!! It’s There!) Following... read more »


Sunday Morning Musings

The big news in Packerland this week was the suspension of defensive end Johnny Jolly by the NFL for the entire 2010 season.   Jolly has had a court case pending in his hometown of Houston, Texas for over a year regarding charges of drug... read more »


Saturday Morning Musings

(Getting this out of the way early this week as I’ll be heading to Miller Park Sunday morning.) The “big” news in Badgerland this week was the addition of the University of Nebraska to the Big(12)Ten. After months of consideration... read more »