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BuckAround is the first and only podcast focused exclusively on Wisconsin football. An outgrowth of the popular blog founded in 2012, the BuckAround podcast is for the Badger fan who can never get enough Bucky!

BuckAround is the first and only podcast focused exclusively on Wisconsin football. An outgrowth of the popular blog founded in 2012, the BuckAround podcast is for the Badger fan who can never get enough Bucky!
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BuckAround is the first and only podcast focused exclusively on Wisconsin football. An outgrowth of the popular blog founded in 2012, the BuckAround podcast is for the Badger fan who can never get enough Bucky!






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Episode 253 - Welp, That's a Wrap

Rich and Max conclude the BuckAround podcast with a look at what the 2019 depth chart will look like, a round of listener mail, and a final goodbye to the podcast's loyal listenership.


Episode 252 - Wrapping up 2018 with Jason Galloway

Jason Galloway returns to talk about the Badgers 2018 campaign


Episode 251 - The Golden Buckys: Penultimate Edition

Rich and Max do their last go around with the Golden Buckys and get a Prop Bet Wrap up with F.O.T.S. Andy Schaaf.


Episode 250 - Pinstripe Bowl Wrap Up

Rich and Max discuss the Badgers 35-3 win over Miami in the Bronx.


Episode 249 - Pinstripe Bowl Preview

Rich and Max look at the Badgers newly minted recruiting class and preview the rematch with Miami in the Pinstripe Bowl.


Episode 248 - Week 13: Minnesota

Minnesota retakes the Axe after a 14 year drought. All good things must come to an end.


Episode 247 - Week 12: Purdue

Rich and Max recount the Badgers thrilling 47-44 overtime win against Purdue


Episode 246 - Week 11: Penn State

The Badgers dropped to 6-4 after their 22-10 loss at Penn State. Rich and Max analyze where the team can go from here.


Episode 245 - Week 10: Rutgers

Rich and Max review the Badgers 31-17 victory over the Scarlet Knights SHOW NOTES 1:15 Max is in a dark place 3:45 Rich tells us about negativity 6:45 Yards per play by quarter 9:45 Hornibrook’s performance 24:15 Coan’s performance 30:00 The running game 32:30 What is happening at LT? 33:30 Why didn’t Cruikshank redshirt?!? 35:00 Zach in Roberts on play calling 42:15 This defense is young and improving 44:00 Christian Bell is a DE playing LB 47:00 Ian in Madison on a DL grad transfer and...


Episode 244 - Week 9: Northwestern

Rich and Max wade through the existential crisis that was the Badgers 31-17 loss to Northwestern SHOW NOTES 2:00 Rich is excited about the potential of divergent thoughts on this pod 4:15 The Talkaround 8:00 Shoutout to the official tailgate 9:45 Conclusions about Coan 11:00 New or original thoughts on the defense? 11:30 UR Players of the Game 14:00 Ryan in Chicago on Groschek 26:15 Jordan in Chicago on holding Chryst accountable 36:15 Heath in Houston on how this game reflects on...


Episode 243 - Week 8: Illinois

Rich and Max discuss the state of the offense after the Badgers 49-20 win over Illinois SHOW NOTES 1:30 If you beat Illinois and no one cares does it make a sound? 2:30 Rich has an unpopular opinion and Max agrees 4:30 Our defense has issues when attacked on the edge 8:45 The secondary 11:30 Rich sings the praises of his golden god 13:00 Chryst calling TO’s 15:45 FINE... we’ll talk about Hornibrook in the context of B1G QB’s 37:00 Hornibrook is the tip of the iceberg though as the offense...


Episode 242 - Week 7: Michigan

Rich and Max navigate the disaster that was the 38-13 loss to Michigan. SHOW NOTES 1:30 We do our best work after losses 2:45 There are no silver linings coming 3:00 The Talkaround 7:00 Sarah in NYC on Leonard getting hired away 11:00 The importance of Van Ginkel 14:30 Ryan in Chicago on the potential of the DB’s 17:30 Many people are talking about Alex Hornibrook 25:30 We are NOT changing QB’s 27:15 Matt in Milwaukee on what is wrong with the murder machine and missing Cephus 32:30 How to...


Episode 241 - Week 6: Nebraska

Rich and Max discuss the Badgers 5th straight win over Nebraska SHOW NOTES 1:00 The Buckaround returns at full strength 3:15 Nebraska’s D is really bad 4:30 400 yards of offense for Nebraska 7:00 Rich lays the blame at the feet of the D Line 10:15 The hosts believe in the secondary 14:30 The Year of Ray Ball candidates 16:15 The freshman tracker 18:00 Tyler Johnson looks like he is back 18:45 Why can’t Nebraska’s OL pass protect 25:00 The playcalling 29:00 Talking Hornibrook 31:30 Getting...


Episode 240 - Week 4: Iowa

Rich and Max analyze the Badgers’ 28-17 win over Iowa SHOW NOTES 1:30 Rich is catching a cold 3:45 The TalkAround 9:00 Max wants to talk about Hornibrook 13:30 Are Badger fans QB expectations off due to Favre and Rodgers? 17:15 Balky is SLC on JT and fumbles 20:00 Media Break: Klatt was good 21:45 Deal and the RB usage 24:00 Is the offense meeting expectations? 29:45 Linemen playing Tight End 32:00 Rich Recites Rules Really Respectfully 33:45 Musical chairs in the secondary 38:15 The DL is...


Episode 239- Week 3: BYU

Rich and Max discuss the stunning 24-21 upset at the hands of BYU. SHOW NOTES 2:00 “Our best shows are after losses.” 4:15 The Talkaround 8:00 The energy of the crowd 8:45 A look at Hornibrook 19:45 The WR’s... Danny Davis is really good 21:45 Step aside Hillary and TJ there’s a new player with Rich’s heart (TE talk) 27:00 JT had a good game 28:00 What is going on with the O Line?!? 33:00 Moving to the defense... no easy solves 41:00 Nelson playing young 44:00 Keith in Houston on Special...


Episode 238 - Week 2: New Mexico

Rich recaps the Badgers 45-14 victory over New Mexico SHOW NOTES 1:00 Rich flies solo and forfeits the right to say “... and joined as always” 2:45 The Talkaround 5:15 Not a lot to say about the defense 7:30 Welcome back Loudermilk 9:15 The dropoff from Connelly to Orr 11:15 Madison Cone can play 12:30 JS Jesse on the early gameplans 19:00 Chryst didn’t let off the gas 23:00 Tyler formerly of Stevens Point on getting excited about AJ Taylor 25:00 Get ready for 2.8 more years of Rich gushing...


Episode 237 - Week 1: Western Kentucky

Rich and Max review the Badgers' 34-3 victory over Western Kentucky SHOW NOTES 3:00 The Viewing was better the second time around 4:45 The Talkaround 7:45 Alex Hornibrook looked better moving around 13:30 Groschek was #noteworthy 16:45 Taiwan Deal’s playing time 19:00 The OL and conspiracy theories 26:15 Penalties 27:30 Jake Ferguson is gonna be good 32:45 Scott Nelson is gone be good 35:00 But Zach Baun has the Kung Fu grip 37:00 Christian Bell looks vastly improved 37:45 The CB’s and DCW’s...


Episode 236 - B1G Picture: Penn State

David Jones joins a solo Max to preview Penn State plus Max rolls through the annual bold predictions. SHOW NOTES 1:00 No Rich... he will never get to talk to this guest 2:30 Welcome David Jones of the Harrisburg Patriot News 3:00 Recapping the 2017 season 5:45 The loss of Barkley and Moorhead 9:30 What to expect from the defense 12:00 The 2018 B1G East outlook 14:30 Why does David think Bucky can win the B1G 19:15 30 Max minutes back to back 20:45 Bold predictions 21:00 Mochy on WR yardage...


Episode 235 - Wrapping up Camp with Jesse Temple

Rich and Max enter game week with the beat writer's perspective from Jesse Temple SHOW NOTES 1:30 It’s game week 3:30 Welcome back Jesse Temple if The Athletic 4:15 Has Hornibrook progressed? 9:15 Dunn & Krumholz and their potential impact 12:30 Talk about Cruikshank 14:45 Danny in Stalis (sp) on other WR’s who could make an impact 17:00 How will the carries shake out behind Taylor? 19:45 Who wins out at LT? 21:15 Should Badgers fans be concerned about the DL? 26:00 How many snaps can Olive...


Episode 234 - We Just Want to Talk About Football

Rich and Max react to the news of the suspension of Quintez Cephus plus discuss latest news from Badger Camp. SHOW NOTES 1:15 The first time we don’t want to be here 3:00 Max is just sad 4:00 The impact ON the field 5:00 The #1 WR is gone for at least the year 6:45 Danny Davis gone too? 8:00 Playing our the worst case scenario 10:15 Settle loves Taiwan 15:15 Even worst case this passing game is light years ahead of 2010 23:45 DCW in the Chateau Bow Wow 26:30 The Captains 28:45 Has The...