Wisconsin's former mainstay at left tackle heads to Baltimore. How will he fit?
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For the more NFL-inclined among us, today starts a discussion of Wisconsin's draft class. We'll start with the Badgers' former left tackle.
Reports were that Ball had a disappointing combine. But when the difference of three-tenths of a second causes a player's value to drop, are a lot of teams about to make a mistake?
The Cincinnati Bengals have at least one confirmed interview with an offensive tackle, but we expect that the team is interviewing as many players as possible.
Reports range from passing mentions of Wisconsin's former left tackle to overwhelmingly bad reviews.
Indiana beat Iowa over the weekend, setting up a suddenly weighty matchup in Bloomington. Wisconsin fans have every reason to be nervous. (Also, links!)
Ricky Wagner is another in a long line of talented Badger offensive lineman. Wisconsin's offensive line paved the way for a huge season from Montee Ball, and Wagner certainly played a hand in that. Check out his 2013 NFL Draft scouting notes.
Barry Alvarez advocates using a selection committee to determine the semifinalists in a four-team college football playoff format.