BuckAround: A Wisconsin Badgers Football Podcast

Rich and Max put a bow on the 2016 season with the latest edition of the Golden Buckys.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Don't expect any fancy editing
  • 3:00 A tradition like thousands of others... The Golden Bucky's
  • 4:15 Most Outstanding Player: Watt
  • 6:30 Offensive MVP: M:Fumagalli R: Ramczyk
  • 8:30 Defensive MVP: M: Musso R: TJ Edwards
  • 11:45 Unsung Hero: M: Sheahy R: James
  • 13:45 Frosh of the Year M: Shaw R: D Edwards
  • 15:30 Future Star M: TJ Edwards R: Cephus and P Johnson
  • 19:00 Biggest Disappointment M: Wheelwright R: B Benzschawel
  • 20:30 Worst Game: B1G Title Game
  • 21:15 Play of the Year M: Missouri scoop and score R: Watt pick 6
  • 22:30 Game of the Year M: MSU R: LSU
  • 25:00 Coach of the Year M: Wilcox R: Gilmore
  • 29:00 Where does the 2016 season rank among post Alvarez years?
  • 34:00 Prop bet results!
  • 38:15 Defensive Coordinator
Direct download: Episode_169.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 12:46am EST

Rich and Max look back at the 2016 season with Jason Galloway before wrapping the show on the biggest question there is: can Badger Football win a National Championship?

SHOW NOTES

  • 2:00 Rich's poetry
  • 4:00 Would you like hoodies? Tees? A vague idea of when and how much
  • 6:15 Welcome back for the fourth(?) time, Jason Galloway of the WSJ
  • 6:45 What was the rationale on Houston and Hornibrook's usage?
  • 10:45 QB going forward
  • 12:30 The most underrated aspect on offense
  • 17:00 Clement's legacy
  • 21:30 How did Wilcox put his stamp on the 2016 defense?
  • 23:45 Who, besides Musso, outperformed expectations?
  • 26:30 Two DL sets
  • 28:30 #Noteworthy things from the Cotton Bowl
  • 30:00 Steve in Portland, OR on the Lose-Lose Cotton Bowl
  • 32:30 Jake in Sun Prairie on 2017 breakouts
  • 34:45 Danny in Milwaukee on Team MVP's
  • 36:45 Tom of the train on the LSU win and 2017 schedule
  • 40:30 SILLY YAK! GO THERE (OR ORDER)! EAT! BE HAPPY!
  • 43:00 Does Wisconsin have a shot to win a football National Championship?
Direct download: Episode_168.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 11:40pm EST

Rich and Max dissect the 24-16 win over Western Michigan and look at the B1G's performance in bowl games overall as well as discuss the Minnesota hire of PJ Fleck.

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:30 Trailblazers blaze trails
  • 4:30 The voicemails
  • 8:15 Rich says he was wrong
  • 8:45 What this game did for Max
  • 10:45 What this game did for Rich
  • 18:30 Hornibrook and his two series
  • 20:15 Best win of the year?
  • 21:45 UR Player(s) of the Game
  • 25:15 Max watches the Badgers in the buff?
  • 31:00 Big games in the B1G (and beyond)
  • 37:45 Talking Minnesota becoming the Flecktones
  • 45:00 Talking Bielema and lingering resentment
Direct download: Episode_167.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 12:39am EST

Rich and Max look ahead to the last game of the season with the Badgers' Cotton Bowl matchup with Western Michigan plus talk about the draft prospects of Ryan Ramczyk and the potential addition of Malik Zaire as a graduate transfer. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:15 Broken glass, everywhere
  • 3:00 Nobody cares about the Cotton Bowl and l feel bad
  • 5:00 Rich dislikes records as much as awards
  • 6:45 Max is going to the Outback Bowl
  • 8:00 The no win Cotton Bowl
  • 12:15 Why should people watch?
  • 16:00 Max tells the tale of Western Michigan and PJ Fleck
  • 21:45 Max is getting upset! NIU tirade? Riff? Mention?
  • 23:45 Max disparages the MAC. Calls them weak!
  • 28:45 Ryan Ramczyk needs surgery... will he now return?
  • 32:30 Malik Zaire is the new Russell Wilson... or maybe Danny O'Brien
  • 36:00 Would he be an upgrade over Hornibrook?
  • 41:30 The Minnesota situation
Direct download: Episode_166.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 12:00am EST

Rich and Max search for meaning in the Badgers' collapse against Penn State in the B1G Championship Game. 

SHOW NOTES

  • 1:45 Salt free BuckAround
  • 2:30 Year round BuckAround
  • 3:45 The voicemails
  • 7:15 What happened to the defense?!?
  • 10:45 "Shooter McGavin" McSorley and the lack of pressure
  • 13:00 Depth on the defense
  • 15:15 Angry Dylan in VA on the offense and finishing
  • 18:30 Bart Houston played well
  • 20:00 Clement had a great game
  • 21:30 Peter in Madison on not challenging PSU deep
  • 24:15 Where does this rank on the pain scale?
  • 28:00 Rich on being a joyless Badger fan
  • 31:30 UR Player of the Game
  • 37:00 Big games in the B1G
  • 43:00 Rich is going home "Go to your HOME Rich! Are you too good for your HOME?!?"
Direct download: Episode_165.mp3
Category:2016 Season -- posted at: 10:46pm EST

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