Report: Danny O'Brien No Longer at Wisconsin

By Kyle Rowland on June 10, 2013 at 1:51p
Not Russell Wilson.

The Russell Wilson-Wisconsin marriage was a fruitful one. So much so that the Badgers went the transfer route again when Wilson graduated. They found Maryland’s Danny O’Brien, who had been a quality starter for the Terrapins. He was the freshman of the year in the ACC after 22 touchdowns and eight interceptions in 2010.

But O'Briens first season in Madison did not produce the same results, even though Wisconsin won another Big Ten championship* and appeared in the Rose Bowl.

O’Brien appeared in just seven games with inconsistent results. He completed more than 60 percent of his passes for 523 yards, three touchdowns and one interception, and was benched in favor of senior Curt Phillips and freshman Joel Stave. Since his stellar rookie campaign, O'Brien has thrown 10 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.

It appears now that the O’Brien experiment is over.

Source: @B5Q


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bodast67's picture

Does he have a degree ? I guess what's next is to get to work.




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cajunbuckeye's picture

The local want adds would be a great place for Danny to start.

An angry fan...rooting for an angry team...led by angry coaches

CharlotteBuckeye's picture

2013 NFL Supplemental Draft scheduled for July 11?
LOL, just kidding. Get that resume ready Danny!

1. Coach is always right.

2. See rule #1.

osubuck57's picture

Go to the well enough and eventually it's gonna dry up. That's what happens when you can't recruit a top tier QB!! You roll the dice and crap out.


9Route's picture

more proof that the B1G > ACC

I'm just happy to be here

Buckeyevstheworld's picture

Wasn't Russell Wilson from the ACC?

"YOLO" = I'm about to do something extremely ignorant/stupid & I need an excuse to do it.

osu07asu10's picture

and didn't we beat him?

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Buckeyevstheworld's picture

That wasn't the point.

"YOLO" = I'm about to do something extremely ignorant/stupid & I need an excuse to do it.

OSUs12-OH's picture

That's too bad...

"I want a hungry team. I want a team that can't wait to get out there. I want an angry team! You're the Ohio State Buckeyes. You're an angry football team. You're a hungry football team and I'm proud to be your coach." UFM

One Bad Buckeye's picture

Unemployment.....wait, you have to be employed first in order to collect unemployment.  

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Run_Fido_Run's picture

Who is the next QB in line to transfer to Wisconsin? Maybe they can steal Cam Coffman from Indiana.

Hovenaut's picture

I'm thinking Arkansas won't be on his list.

CentralFloridaBuckeye's picture

Time to start interviewing for jobs like we all had to do.

airborne082385's picture

Kid looked as if he had talent at Maryland, ACC Freshman of the year.  Guess the ACC is really that weak.  Dude looks like Joe Flacco in pads guess the game doesn't equate though.  

southbymidwest's picture

He was great under Friedgen, who was fired after his freshman year, if I recall correctly. Randy Edsall came in, and just totally shredded his confidence, from what my UMd friends said. He graduated in 3 years, and then made the colossal mistake of going to Wisconsin, with our buddy Bielema. He must be battling some pretty big "what ifs".
And on a totally different and unrelated note, Bad Company is on Leno- wow do they look like they should be on a PBS 70's Stars show. A bit geezerish looking.

Knarcisi's picture

Go find your own QB Wisconsin, rather than finding loopholes in transfers. 

GlueFingers Lavelli's picture

If Stave or old man Phillips beat Danny O' Brien , I'd say they did get their own QB. I hear the Bart Houston kid is supposed to be legit as well. With Bert and Chryst gone, maybe Andersen can get the QB play Badgers fans have waited for, outside of Wilson of course.

Dustin Fox was our leading tackler as a corner.... because his guy always caught the ball.

steensn's picture

Seems like the kid just keeps giving up. Sounds like he's not much of a fighter...