ESPN.com’s Adam Rittenberg continued his countdown of the top players in the Big Ten on Friday and Wisconsin wide receiver Jared Abbrederis came in at No. 21. Abbrederis joins teammate Mike Taylor as the second Badger listed in the top-25.

Sticking with the Big Ten blog, Brian Bennett released his list of the top linebackers in the conference and Taylor and Chris Borland are both featured on the list. Wisconsin is one of just three Big Ten schools to place more than one player on the list.

The Wisconsin State Journal continues its breakdown of the Badgers heading into camp. The latest installment of the preseason series takes a look at the defensive line, a unit that will be one of the biggest question marks heading into the season.

The Big Ten announced that ESPN and Big Ten Network will air select volleyball matches for the 2012 season of both a live and tape-delayed basis. The October 19 match against Indiana and the November 4 tilt with Penn State will be aired live on BTN and ESPN 2 respectively. The October 5 match with Michigan State will be aired on tape-delay on BTN.