Talking about the Badgers

With its big win over Miami in Tuesday's Champs Sports Bowl, the Wisconsin football team seems to have assumed a place back on the college football radar. A 10-win team expected to return 16 of its 22 starters and both of its kickers will tend to do that.

Here is a quick sampling of some of the things written about the Badgers in the hours following their 20-14 win over the 14th-ranked Hurricanes (I guess it's never too early to look ahead to 2010):

SI.com - Clay, Wisconsin show future may be rosy in bowl win over Miami
ESPN.com - Instant Analysis: Wisconsin 20, Miami 14
Wisconsin State Journal - Badgers prove they're for real
BigTenNetwork.com - Highlights from the Champs Sports Bowl
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