The Stateline will have the opportunity to watch the Wisconsin Badgers season opener against Alabama thanks to College Game Day and ESPN. Here's the scoop. 


According to, the first regular-season Badgers football game will be featured by ESPN's pre-game show. It will mark first since Oct. 22, 2011, when fourth-ranked U.W. played at No. 15 Michigan State.

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It will be the ninth time a UW game has been featured on the traveling studio show and the first time for a Badgers season opener.

The football season is getting close and national attention like this is a great sign of good things to come for Badger fans this season.