BuckAround: A Wisconsin Badgers Football Podcast

Rich and Max look at the Badger's 13th straight win over the Gophers and look ahead to the meeting with Penn State and what it might mean for a playoff berth.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Thanksgiving's highlight side dish
  • 6:30 The Voicemails
  • 9:15 Is the score more comforting than watching the game?
  • 10:30 Did you panic in the first half?
  • 13:00 Does the camp Randall turf get slippery when cold?
  • 14:15 Why is Hacobs playing so much?
  • 17:00 Chuck in South Dakota on the Badgers run game versus Minnesota
  • 21:15 Balky in SLC on appreciating Clement
  • 25:15 UR Player of the Game
  • 31:15 Big Games in the B1G
  • 33:00 Chris from Minny on change at QB
  • 38:30 Looking ahead to the B1G Championship
  • 44:45 PLAYOFFS?!?
  • 52:00 Where do the Badgers play in the postseason?
  • 54:15 Wes from Little Chit on getting married in the day of the playoff
Direct download: Episode_164.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 11:45pm EST

Rich and Max attempt to take a novel approach to analysis after the Badgers 2nd overmatched opponent in a row. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Rich is fatigued
  • 7:00 Ross Ade Stadium... Max somehow ties this to Iowa
  • 8:45 Why did the Badgers start slow?
  • 15:45 Is Bradrick Shaw fast?
  • 17:45 Is Wheelwright just a guy?
  • 19:15 Is Figaro playing too much?
  • 23:30 What UW defensive plays rival Watt's pick six?
  • 26:30 UR Player of the Game (Connor Allen?!?)
  • 30:00 Game Notes Trivia
  • 32:00 Who is 2nd on the team in sacks?
  • 34:15 Does 2015 or 2016 defense have more sacks/game?
  • 35:15 Who's 3rd on team in tackles?
  • 38:30 Do top 3 receivers have more Rec/Game in 2015 or 2016?
  • 42:00 What is Hornibrook's QB rating? Houston's?
  • 44:00 What RB has the highest YPC?
  • 45:45 PJ Rosowski's touchback percentage?
  • 48:00 Big games in the B1G
  • 55:30 PLAYOFFS?!?
  • 58:00 Listen to Podcast Ain't Played Nobody Wednesday as Rich chose topic
Direct download: Epsiode_163.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 12:44am EST

With a resounding Badger win and a surprise upset by the Iowa Hawkeyes, this was possibly the greatest sports Saturday in the life of Maxwell Brusky

 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Max is happy
  • 4:45 Voicemails
  • 6:45 The running game
  • 8:15 Illinois' defense was... Not good
  • 11:15 Hornibrook didn't look good
  • 15:45 The defense turning Illini over
  • 17:00 Too many chunk plays allowed?
  • 21:00 Putting stuff on film
  • 21:45 Wilcox using less people on defense
  • 23:30 Why are Watt and Biegel on the field so late in a blowout?
  • 25:00 Illini offensive identity
  • 27:45 Serge Trezy... DB
  • 28:30 UR Player of the Game... Still not Connor Allen
  • 35:45 Big Games in the B1G
  • 36:15 Max Minute
  • 39:15 Jake in Sun Prairie on common opponents
  • 40:15 Scott in the Northeast on spacing tough opponents
  • 43:45 Max is coming to your city... If your city is West Lafayette
  • 49:00 Max Minute 2.0
  • 50:30 Badgers playoff hopes
Direct download: Episode_162.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 12:03am EST

For the first time in 17 years the Badgers won in Evanston. Rich and Max discuss the victory - and if that actually means anything.

 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 A boring week
  • 4:00 The Voicemails
  • 8:00 Did we learn anything
  • 9:15 WiscoBiscuits and Amanda in Madison on Shaw, Clement and movement
  • 18:45 David Edwards and the OL as a whole
  • 23:15 SacTown Andy on Chryst and the offense's lack of development
  • 26.30 The Redzone... No, not Galloway's pod. Listen to that too though
  • 30:30 Balky on the 2nd best defensive performance this year
  • 36:00 Jazz Peavy, the offenses top playmaker
  • 37:30 Paul Chryst and clock management
  • 39:30 UR Player of the Game (Connor Allen snubbed again)
  • 41:00 Max is coming to your city (if your city is Madison)
  • 46:15 Big Games in the B1G
Direct download: Episode_161.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 5:21pm EST

Does the Badgers' 23-17 overtime victory against Nebraska put them in the driver's seat for the B1G title game? What about the always dangerous Ryan Field this Saturday?

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Larry Culpepper
  • 4:30 Voicemails
  • 7:30 ROLL CHEESE!!!
  • 9:30 Return of the Dare
  • 12:00 Balky in SLC, Jason from Wiscy Wear and Luke in Australia on RB usage
  • 16:00 D'Cota Dixon is preeeetty darn good
  • 19:45 A QB conversation
  • 23:00 Mac in Osh Kosh via Kenowhere on hometown pride and passing on 1st down
  • 28:00 The schedule and possible letdowns
  • 30:00 John from Madison on the OL
  • 37:00 The kicking situation
  • 38:15 Matthew in WI on punters
  • 41:00 The Badgers not putting the Huskers away
  • 45:00 Armstrong is Nebraska's Stave
  • 48:00 UR Player of the Game
  • 51:15 Tindal is the new Hillary... And is invited to Rich's next birthday 
  • 53:45 Big Games in the B1G
  • 55:30 Looking to Northwestern
  • 59:30 Beyond Northwestern
  • 1:01:15 Bill in Indy and recruiting
Direct download: Episode_160.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 2:31pm EST

Rich and Max break down the Badger's 17-9 victory over Iowa and look ahead to the matchup with Nebraska

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:30 Voicemails
  • 5:00 The QB situation
  • 6:45 Steve from Portland, OR on QB usage
  • 12:00 "What's the deal with the OL?" - Jerry Seinfeld
  • 19:00 Clement seems to be healthy... And frustrated
  • 21:45 Balky from SLC on suggestions for Chryst
  • 25:00 WR's and playing time or lack thereof
  • 31:30 Carl from Graves Lake on arm tackling
  • 38:00 Sliding into Nebraska talk
  • 43:00 Max clarifies his relationship with Iowa
  • 46:30 Where does Iowa go from here?
  • 49:45 UR Players of the Game
  • 56:15 Big Games in the B1G
  • 1:03:00 A pod recommendation and a meet up that Rich doesn't want to call a meet up
Direct download: Episode_159.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 1:10am EST

Should Badger fans be happy after Wisconsin's 30-23 overtime loss to the Buckeyes? Rich and Max think they should. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:45 Rich is an old man
  • 5:30 Voicemails
  • 11:00 Why did the Badgers lose?
  • 16:00 The margin for error
  • 17:45 D'Cota Dixon is the new Hillary
  • 19:00 The defense is ALMOST elite
  • 22:00 Hornibrook's performance
  • 27:00 The Offensive Line
  • 34:00 Jared from WauKe$ha has he'd enough with the moral victories
  • 35:00 Grant from Winona on the future being bright
  • 44:00 UR Player of the Game
  • 49:15 Big games in the B1G
  • 54:15 Are the Badgers better than Team X?
Direct download: Episode_158.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 12:40am EST

Madison.com's Jason Galloway discusses what he's seen of the Badgers 5 games into the season and looks ahead to the Ohio State matchup.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Max is celebrating his anniversary... By podcasting for us
  • 6:15 Welcome back Jason Galloway of the WSJ
  • 7:00 A QB position discussion
  • 10:30 Hornibrook's UM game performance
  • 12:45 Tom in SF on playing Houston again
  • 14:45 The OL
  • 20:00 Missing old Dare
  • 21:45 Is Clement healthy?
  • 24:00 Why not play the FR WR's against Michigan?
  • 26:00 George Rushing's performance
  • 27:15 The defenses performance versus expectations
  • 30:45 Alec James and Chikwe Obasih
  • 32:30 Jason's UR Player of the first half
  • 34:00 Let's talk punters
  • 37:00 Is the team okay with the QB switch?
  • 39:15 Watson in Wrigleyville on injuries under Chryst
  • 48:30 Grant from Winona on where a Badger win vs OSU would rank
  • 50:30 Max turns it into an Iowa mention
  • 51:15 OSU game predictions
Direct download: Episode_157.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 9:45pm EST

Rich is laid low by influenza so Max is joined by Arman Belding to break down the Michigan loss and Week 5 in the B1G.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:15 YouTube Master Arman Belding joins the show
  • 3:45 Immediate reactions
  • 16:30 WiscoInferno on play calling
  • 26:30 TJ in Phoenix on Hornibrook not being ready
  • 31:30 Jesse in LaCrosse on Clement not showing up
  • 45:30 UR Player of the Game
  • 51:00 Big picture in the B1G
  • 53:45 This is where you expect Iowa talk.
  • 1:00:00 Looking ahead to an Ohio State University
Direct download: Episode_156.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 8:54am EST

The Badgers are 4-0. The Badgers are 4-0? THE BADGERS ARE 4-0!!! Rich and Max get together to discuss Wisconsin's strong start to the season and what it means for the future.

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Dads first
  • 3:45 The voicemails
  • 6:30 Surprisingly chippy
  • 10:45 What is Alex Hornibrook?
  • 14:15 Brinn from the Scoreboard on the QB switch
  • 18:00 Riverboat Chryst
  • 19:00 See www.Buckaround.com for Dan from DC on fourth downs
  • 25:00 Brett Connors and the DL
  • 29:45 The drive at the end of the first half
  • 32:30 Why were the starters in so long?
  • 34:30 Even Rich can't be negative about the defense
  • 36:30 Paper Tigers
  • 39:00 Jared from WauKe$ha on the defense in the next two games
  • 44:00 Leon Jacobs played a lot
  • 47:45 UR Player of the Game
  • 57:00 Big Games in the B1G
  • 59:00 THERE IS A TEAM MAX DOESN'T LIKE!!!
Direct download: Episode_155.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 5:37pm EST