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The official home for audio programming from Bucky's 5th Quarter, SB Nation's community for fans of the University of Wisconsin Badgers.

    Bucky’s 5th Podcast, ep. 251: Spring football report card, defensive edition

    Bucky’s 5th Podcast, ep. 251: Spring football report card, defensive edition

    On today’s episode of Bucky’s 5th Podcast, we first hit on the news for Wisconsin basketball as they landed transfer big man Chris Vogt to the rotation. After that, we get into our second half of report cards for the Spring season. If you missed the first half which focuses on the offensive side of the football, take a listen here.
    Today we focus on the defensive side of the football and deep dive into the positions that had strong springs and graded out well vs those who we were still hoping to hear more from. How did the defensive line grade out after questions coming in to start? Which positions impressed us heading into the summer? Which spots are we still concerned about? Find out here!
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    Spring Football Report Card, Offense Edition

    Spring Football Report Card, Offense Edition

    On today’s episode of Bucky’s 5th Podcast, we’ve got news and a lot of football to discuss. In the front part of the show we discuss some positive returns for the Wisconsin volleyball team, Jonathan Davis getting invited to the World Cup tryouts, and some football transfer follow up.
    In the back half of the show, we hand out grades for each position group on the offensive side of the football. In our conversation, we discuss some rooms that we feel confident in like the tight ends, and some groups that have major concerns like the running back room. Where will each group grade out? Listen in to find out as the Badgers head for summer condition. Next week we’ll have the same episode style focusing on the defensive side of the football. Enjoy!
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    • 42 min
    NFL Draft roundup

    NFL Draft roundup

    On today’s episode of Bucky’s 5th Podcast, we’ve got a whole lot of football to discuss at the collegiate and professional level. First, we hit some news including the transfer portal announcement of Malik Reed. Later, we discuss some young standouts at spring football as those sessions have now come to an end. We’ll have a full Spring football recap episode later this week and into next week.
    After that, we discuss the NFL draft and free-agent signings for each of the 7 players that joined an NFL roster over the weekend. In our conversation, we talk about the fit for each player, and how they may impact their respective teams at the next level. For the likes of the undrafted players, we discuss how likely they are to push for a roster spot.
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    • 43 min
    Bucky’s 5th Podcast, ep. 248: NFL Draft Preview with Owen Riese

    Bucky’s 5th Podcast, ep. 248: NFL Draft Preview with Owen Riese

    Apologies for the hiatus on the podcast everyone but we think you’ll enjoy our latest drop! On today’s show, we’ve got some news to get to for Wisconsin football as the Badgers look to make a run at former Clemson tailback to join the UW running back room. Later on, we talk about some other news surrounding both the basketball and football programs.
    After that, we are joined by B5Q contributor and NFL draft/scouting guru Owen Riese. In our conversation, Owen comes on to break down how he thinks the NFL draft will start, where the home state Green Bay Packers might look, and how the Wisconsin Badgers in this year's class will stack up. We think you’ll really enjoy it. If you do, be sure to check out Owen’s new podcast The Voice of Reisen here!
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    • 45 min
    Who is trending up, and trending down, for Wisconsin football?

    Who is trending up, and trending down, for Wisconsin football?

    On today’s episode of Bucky’s 5th Podcast we’ve got a little bit of everything to send you into the weekend. To start, we break down the unfortunate loss for Wisconsin volleyball in the Final Four at the hands of the Texas Longhorns. Later on, we discuss some basketball news as Joe Hedstrom finds a new home in the Missouri Valley.
    To end the show, we discuss which players and position groups are trending up, and which are trending down after hearing from each group in the media. In our conversation we talk about the running back room, some tight ends emerging, some corners struggling, and the lineman continuing to impress on both sides of the football. Listen in and enjoy! We’ll be back next week to discuss some NFL draft!
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    • 47 min
    Bucky’s 5th Podcast, ep. 246: WISCONSIN VOLLEYBALL IS HEADED TO THE FINAL FOUR

    Bucky’s 5th Podcast, ep. 246: WISCONSIN VOLLEYBALL IS HEADED TO THE FINAL FOUR

    On today’s episode of Bucky’s 5th Podcast we’ve got a little bit of everything to discuss. First, we talk about Wisconsin volleyball and their nailbiter win over the Florida Gators in the Elite Eight. It was a thrilling, back and forth match, but the Badgers survived in five sets to advance to the Final Four where they will take on the Texas Longhorns Thursday night.
    After that, we get into some football talk and break down some positions that have some emerging players. In our discussion, we talk about the inside linebacker depth starting to emerge, the cornerback room with some interesting contenders for playing time, and the strengths of some of the tight ends as Spring football continues to roll on.
    To round things out we discuss the latest on Wisconsin basketball recruiting as the 2021 class is officially set after Markus Ilver signed with UW. Enjoy!
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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

4.4 out of 5
61 Ratings

61 Ratings

Badger7117 ,

Great Show, but..

Love the show, especially the recruiting breakdown. But, Tyler has to stop saying “obviously,” drives me batty.

Toaster Mic ,

Toaster mic

The sound quality makes the podcast almost unlistenable. Please stop recording the pod on a toaster!

One of many Chucks ,

Uneven quality

The commentators are well intentioned but the content and delivery of the shows is uneven. One show can be really listenable and engaging, the next a hodgepodge. I assume that is a reflection of how much prep went into a given episode. Also, while I understand this is a sports podcast the frequent malapropisms drive me a bit crazy and I have to walk away for a week or two and then come back. Recent example, “the players are itching at the bit”...

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