Safeties Turn the Tide

After Wisconsin's offense scratched and clawed its way back into the football game, the Badger special teams and defense delivered with back-to-back safeties, giving UW the momentum it needed to hoist the axe once again.
November 15, 2008

Newkirk, Badgers Playing for Pride

With the Badgers losing five of their last six games, Wisconsin's seniors, particularly tackle Mike Newkirk, have put the past behind them and know that if UW wants to become bowl eligible, the Badgers have to start shooting themselves in the foot.
November 4, 2008

Michigan State Post Game - Mike Newkirk

Wisconsin defensive tackle Mike Newkirk addresses the media following the Badgers 25-24 lose to No.22 Michigan State in East Lansing Saturday.
November 1, 2008

Grimyser: Trying to Go Out On Top

Finishing the last season of a career is hard enough, but losing at least a third of your games is devastating. The lasting memory can be undone with just one bad season. Recently, the Wisconsin seniors have dealt with such concerns during this difficult season.
October 25, 2008

Mike Newkirk - Iowa Post Game

Although he and the rest of his teammates are hurting, senior tackle Mike Newkirk has faith that the Badgers can turn things around, especially since, "they aren't going to cancel the rest of the games."
October 18, 2008

Newkirk: 'It All Starts This Weekend'

With the Badgers struggling to find a rhythm, senior captain Mike Newkirk talks to Badger Nation about talk needing to step up to play as a team, find ways to win and needing to play solid through all four quarters.
October 8, 2008

Michigan Reaction - Mike Newkirk

Saying the Badgers are a team that is 'up in the air,' captain Mike Newkirk knows that Wisconsin needs to put Saturday's loss behind them because, 'the Buckeyes aren't going to feel sorry for us.'
September 28, 2008

Akron Reaction - Mike Newkirk

Discussing more negatives and positives from yesterday's 21-point win over Akron, senior defensive tackle Mike Newkirk looks forward to getting back on the field against Marshall.
August 31, 2008