"Why not Wisconsin?" was the rallying cry for the 1993 season as the University of Wisconsin Badgers headed toward their first Rose Bowl victory under Head Coach Barry Alvarez. But the Badgers football legacy began nearly 100 years earlier at the turn of the century when College Football Hall of Famer Pat O'Dea, the "Kangaroo Kicker," thrilled fans around the nation. This action-packed and fascinating DVD explores the famous names, games and plays that formed the great football traditions of this Big Ten Favorite. Shot on location at Camp Randall, "The History Of Wisconsin Football" highlights the stories of Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, Heisman Trophy winners Alan "Th Horse" Ameche and Ron "The Great" Dayne, the Hard Rocks team of the '50s, the Vandar Kelen to Richter combination of the '60s, Rufus "Roadrunner" Ferguson, and the back-to-back Rose Bowl teams in the blue-collar, smash-mouth era of Barry Alvarez.
Featuring over twenty interviews with famous football alumni, sportswriters and stars, including Barry Alvarez, Pat Richter, Joe Panos, Billy Marek, Bret Bielema, Pat O'Donahue, Al Toon and Randy Wright, this DVD is a must-own for any Badgers fan.
|Studio Name:||Warner Home Video|
|DVD Release Date:||09/04/2007|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||60 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Dolby Digital 2.0 Surround|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.25|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||0.5 x 5.5 x 7.44|
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