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Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 25: Wisconsin recruiting news, 2019 CB James Williams interview

B5Q is back with a double shot of episodes this week, with this second show focusing on Wisconsin football recruiting news. Here's the full breakdown: [Start of show-12:00] We recap the past three weeks of official visitors to Wisconsin, including a handful of uncommitted targets in Madison this weekend. Plus, a discussion on four-star quarterback Graham Mertz reaffirming his commitment to the Badgers and what it means to this class. [12:05-end of show] From our June 4 conversation, we get...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 24: 2018 World Cup Preview with Wisconsin K Rafael Gaglianone

We return with an international edition of Bucky’s 5th Podcast, as Drew Hamm and Jake Kocorowski welcome Wisconsin kicker and diehard Brazil fan Rafael Gaglianone to the podcast to break down what we’ll see at the 2018 World Cup. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll nominate us for a podcasting award (OK, maybe not the latter, but please consider us). At least enjoy Drew poking fun at Jim Harbaugh and Michigan in pre-B1G Roast mode. Here’s the full preview from our nearly half-hour chat:...


Bucky’s 5th Quarter, Ep. 23: 2019 commit Marcus Graham; Trench Training takeover!

This week’s show features former and future Wisconsin Badgers, as we catch up on some news and notes from the week that was. Here’s the breakdown: [0:00-4:39] Some quick hitters, including some recruiting and scheduling news. Oh yeah, Ethan Happ will return to Wisconsin! [4:40-16:30] 2019 athlete Marcus Graham discussed his verbal commitment to Wisconsin, what stood out to him when he visited UW this spring, making the decision to give a verbal pledge early on, when he’ll take his official...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 22: Big Cat Country on Leon Jacobs and the Jacksonville Jaguars

We (finally) return with a fun podcast with Big Cat Country’s Ryan Day and his thoughts on what awaits former Wisconsin linebacker Leon Jacobs while we play a little catch up on some recent news. [0:05-6:45] We’ve been away for a few weeks, so we recap the de-commitments of 2019 recruits Bryson Shaw and Nolan Groulx, along with the verbal commitment of Janesville, Wis. (Craig), defensive lineman Keeanu Benton; plus, some Wisconsin softball talk and we break down which former Badgers were...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 21: 2018 NFL Draft Preview

The second episode of the week drops today, with Bucky’s 5th Quarter analyzing a huge weekend for your favorite Wisconsin Badgers with the NFL Draft approaching. Owen Riese and Jake Kocorowski discuss their NFL Draft memories watching as kids and teenagers, along with giving you updates as to which NFL teams some Badgers have visited, worked out for, or spoken to. In our “Four-Down Territory” breakdown, we answer these four questions: *Who shot up the most from end of the season until now?...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 20: Alec James, Garret Dooley 2018 NFL Draft Interviews

It’s NFL Draft Eve, and two Wisconsin Badgers--defensive end Alec James and outside linebacker Garret Dooley--await their fate and join us to talk about their journeys to the doorstep of professional football. Here’s the full breakdown: [1:00-19:20] Defensive end Alec James talks with B5Q about a multitude of topics, including training for Pro Day, his performance on that day, the East-West Shrine Game, where teams see him at the next level, as well as some conversation about his favorite...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 19: Wisconsin ILB Jack Cichy 2018 NFL Draft Interview

Another former Wisconsin Badgers walk-on has an opportunity to play in the NFL, and he joins Bucky’s 5th Quarter’s podcasts to talk about his journey and what’s ahead! Here’s the breakdown: [00:35-24:30] Inside linebacker Jack Cichy jumps on the show to discuss the visits and workouts he’s taken, along with how his knee is performing and the process of returning from his ACL tear. A great conversation that also touches base on some of his former teammates that are heading to the NFL in an...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 18: (Joe and Jake)Ferguson takeover of B5Q!

The start of another jam-packed week is upon us, with the brothers Ferguson highlighted on the show. Both discuss each other’s abilities, among other various topics unique to their current situations, and you should definitely stay for the story about some drywall being broken. Here’s the full breakdown: [0:00-30:40] Wisconsin Badgers safety Joe Ferguson joins the show to talk about his journey to the NFL, including his training, who he’s worked out with and his time at Wisconsin. A full...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 17: Austin Ramesh, Natrell Jamerson 2018 NFL Draft interviews

Two former Wisconsin Badgers standouts, fullback Austin Ramesh and safety Natrell Jamerson, are among a few from last year’s squad looking to make a splash in the NFL. They elaborate upon the pre-draft process and what’s ahead in this week’s episode! Here’s the full breakdown: [00:10-17:10] Ramesh discusses working out for two teams--the Arizona Cardinals and the Detroit Lions--along with visiting the Oakland Raiders and Green Bay Packers, along with meeting former ESPN football...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 16: Bryson Williams, Aron Cruickshank interviews; B1G Roast looks ahead

Spring football continues after a weeklong break for the Wisconsin Badgers, and three young players are adjusting to their first spring camp. They tell us more in this week’s episode, plus the return of The B1G Roast! Here’s the full breakdown: [1:40-8:00] True freshman Bryson Williams chats about his now-famous squats video, extra work he is putting in, along with what he has learned from will-be senior Olive Sagapolu so far during spring camp. [8:05-28:35] Drew Hamm once again joins B5P...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 15: Wisconsin commit Tai Strickland; Derrick Tindal on NFL, Avengers

Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 15: 2018 PG Tai Strickland talks Wisconsin commitment; Derrick Tindal on NFL prep, Avengers hype I teased it at the end of Tuesday’s show, and today we deliver it! Two Wisconsin Badgers--one about to come to Madison, the other who just finished his collegiate playing career in late December--join a special, Sunshine State edition of the podcast. [00:00-12:20] The Wisconsin men’s basketball team landed a big commitment for its 2018 class with the likes of Florida...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 14: Wisconsin spring football observations through two weeks

We return with a look back on the first two weeks of Wisconsin spring football practices that have been open to the media, along with answering your questions! Full break down here: [0:00 to 30:30] BadgerBlitz.com’s John Veldhuis joins the show and helps Jake break down some spring football, giving their general thoughts through six practices, who and what has stood out early on, along with a look at some key positions worth watching. Plus, we kickoff the segment with some talk on the...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 12: “The B1G Roast takes on March Madness”

Better late than never! Jake and Drew discuss Andy Van Vliet leaving Wisconsin, then break down the NCAA Tournament in their attempt to conquer a Badgers-less edition of March Madness.


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 11: Wisconsin 2018 spring football roster; OL/DL preview

The Wisconsin Badgers 2018 spring roster is released, and we also break down some offensive and defensive line! [00:00-12:00] Jake and B5Q's Owen Riese discuss the roster moves, the position changes and who reportedly will not be participating in spring practice and what this all means for Wisconsin. [12:15-End of Show] We're nearing the end of our 2018 spring position previews as we dissect the Badgers' offensive and defensive lines in separate Four-Down Territory segments.


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 10: Wisconsin women’s hockey/NCAA Tournament preview; “The B1G Roast”

Episode two is now live and ready for your listening pleasure with some great guests and insight. Once again, here’s the full breakdown: [00:15-32:45] Wisconsin women’s hockey takes center stage at LaBahn Arena on Saturday as the No. 2 Badgers welcome No. 5 Minnesota to Madison in the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal game. Nicole Haase--formerly from B5Q and currently writing for USCHO and Victory Press--and Bob Wiedenhoeft break down what happened last weekend at the WCHA Final Faceoff, the...


Bucky’s 5th Podcast, Ep. 9: 2018 Wisconsin spring TE/FB/ILB previews; 2019 commit Bryson Shaw

The first of two episodes this week for Wisconsin Badgers fans. We’re leaning heavily on football to start it off with our continuing 2018 spring position preview series, plus a great conversation with a 2019 Wisconsin commit. Here’s the full breakdown: [00:15–13:45] We start this 40-minute Badger barrage with a look at the tight ends and fullbacks with Land of 10’s Jesse Temple. In Four-Down Territory, we look at how Wisconsin could replace Troy Fumagalli and Austin Ramesh. [14:00–28;55]...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 8: Wisconsin 2018 spring OLB, WR previews, Badgers at the NFL Combine

A supersized Wisconsin-centric show with some amazing guests Here’s the full breakdown: [0:00 to 14:50] Our 2018 spring position previews continue, as BadgerBlitz.com’s John Veldhuis stops by for the first of two breakdowns in our “Four Down Territory” segment. We kick off the show discussing the outside linebackers, and who will step up for new position coach Bobby April III alongside Andrew Van Ginkel. [15:10 to 38:20] The NFL Combine kicks off this week, and B5Q’s Owen Riese looks at...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 7: Wisconsin 2018 spring RB preview, "The B1G Roast" returns

A #strong week of #content for Bucky's 5th Podcast Be sure to subscribe on iTunes, Google and TuneIn! [0:00 to 15:15] The Wisconsin State Journal’s Jason Galloway jumps back on to continue our 2018 Wisconsin spring football position previews as we look at the running backs. In “Four-Down Territory,” we ask what this loaded backfield could bring to the Wisconsin offense with the likes of Jonathan Taylor, Bradrick Shaw, Chris James and Garrett Groshek. [15:30-33:45] “The B1G Roast” returns...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 6: 2018 Badgers safeties preview; Matt Ferris, RB Julius Davis interviews

Another amazing episode of Bucky’s 5th Podcast, and the first of two this week (#content is strong this week). Here’s the full breakdown of the only Wisconsin-centric podcast to have its own silky saxophone intro song: [0:00 to 12:00] The Wisconsin State Journal’s Jason Galloway provides a glimpse of what the safety competition could be in the spring as part of our 2018 spring position previews, all in our “Four Down Territory” format. Who steps up with two seniors--Natrell Jamerson and...


Bucky's 5th Podcast, Ep. 5: Frank Kaminsky's greatest Wisconsin moments

00:10-15:00: It will be Frank Kaminsky Night at the Kohl Center on Thursday evening when the Wisconsin Badgers face the Purdue Boilermakers. We welcome back former B5Q writer Luke Mueller, who covered Wisconsin’s 2014-15 team that came within striking distance of the NCAA championship, to reminisce about Kaminsky and what stood out about the big man. 15:15-25:00: The first of our 2018 spring football position previews, I look at the Wisconsin Badgers cornerbacks in our “Four Down...