For these UW–Madison employees, Saturdays and the weekdays leading up to them during football season are packed with action that doesn’t necessarily take place on the field, but that is essential to ensuring the quintessential game-day experience.
More than 80,000 Badger football fans will have a chance to prove they were present when Wisconsin takes on Nebraska this Saturday, Oct. 1 in the first of many Big Ten rivalry matchups, by participating in the “Camp Randall FanCam.”
To celebrate the start of the Big Ten season, Badgerville, the official tailgate party of Wisconsin Athletics will open at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, prior to the UW vs. Nebraska game which starts at 7 p.m.
Snow and frigid temps haven't stopped the roses from blooming in Madison - on T-shirts, mugs and hats commemorating the Badgers' trip to the 2011 Rose Bowl, which sprouted up in local stores shortly after the bowl picks were announced.
Among the millions who will be watching the University of Wisconsin–Madison Badgers take on Texas Christian University in the 2011 Rose Bowl will be the relative handful of men who know what it's like to play for the Badgers in the "granddaddy" of bowl games.
The Wisconsin Badgers are preparing for a return to the Rose Bowl on Saturday, Jan. 1, 2011, and fans can follow the team to Pasadena, Calif., as part of the official Badger Bowl Tour by the Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) and Wisconsin Athletics.