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Bollinger, Tolzien excited about Hornibrook’s future

MADISON — Brooks Bollinger left Wisconsin as its all-time wins leader, including helping the Badgers to a Rose Bowl title in 2000. His credentials and play as a quarterback were so good, in fact, that he will be among 10 former athletes to be inducted into the UW Athletics Hall of Fame this September. But […]

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Wisconsin adds commitment No. 15 to its 2018 recruiting class

The state of Michigan continues to be very good to the Wisconsin football team. Just a day after 3-star wide receiver Taj Mustapha gave his verbal commitment to the Badgers, his teammate – 2-star WR A.J. Abbott – also committed to Wisconsin. The duo from West Bloomfield (Mich.) brings the total number of commitments in […]

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Koenig to sign a two-way deal with Milwaukee, Hayes heads to New York

Bronson Koenig has reportedly found an NBA home, and he won’t be going far. According to Michael Scotto of the Basketball Insiders, the former Wisconsin guard has agreed to join the Milwaukee Bucks. Though not finalized, Koenig is expected to sign a two-way deal, according to the La Crosse Tribune. The deals are a part […]

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Wisconsin picks up commitment No. 14 in its 2018 recruiting class

Wisconsin added commitment No. 14 in its 2018 recruiting class on Thursday night. 3-star wide receiver Taj Mustapha announced his decision on Twitter. https://twitter.com/taj_m22/status/878055120113553409 The West Bloomfield (Mich.) product is rated as the 23rd-best player in Michigan and the 155th ranked WR in the country, according to 247 Sports. Mustapha didn’t own a scholarship offer […]

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Wisconsin adds 3-star RB to its 2018 recruiting class

MADISON — The Wisconsin football team’s 2018 recruiting class now stands at 11 members. The Badgers picked up a commitment from Austin Westlake (Texas) 3-star running back Nakia Watson on Saturday. “I would like to thank all the universities that gave me the opportunity to take my talents to the next level,” Watson tweeted. “With […]

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Wisconsin will face Virginia in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge

MADISON — For a third time in six years Wisconsin will face Virginia in the Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The conferences made that announcement Thursday morning, setting the stage for the 19th year of the event that pits two of the best basketball conferences in the country against one another every November. The Badgers and Cavaliers […]

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Wisconsin to open the season at night against Utah State

For the first time since 2011, the Wisconsin football team will open its season at night inside Camp Randall Stadium. The national TV schedule for the first week of games was released on Thursday, and it showed the Badgers’ matchup with Utah State on Friday, Sept. 1 will get underway at 8 p.m. It will […]

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Bart Houston signed by the Steelers

Bart Houston is a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. The former Wisconsin quarterback tweeted Tuesday afternoon that he had signed with the AFC North power. It comes after Houston was a tryout candidate with the Oakland Raiders at their rookie orientation camp earlier this month. Houston started just five games at Wisconsin, finishing with 1,540 […]

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Former QB commit issues statement on Wisconsin pulling his scholarship offer

MADISON — When news broke Friday night that quarterback Ben Bryant (La Grange, Ill.) was no longer committed to the University of Wisconsin, questions about the surprising development greatly exceeded the answers. In an effort to fill in the blanks, the 3-star recruit issued a lengthy statement on Twitter Saturday night that detailed his side […]

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UW-Green Bay’s Trevor Anderson transferring to Wisconsin

Trevor Anderson is fulfilling a lifelong dream. Wisconsin’s Mr. Basketball in 2016, the Stevens Point native announced yesterday he was leaving UW-Green Bay after just one season and transferring to Wisconsin as a walk-on. “Growing up in Wisconsin, it was always my personal dream to play for the Badgers,” Anderson wrote in a tweet announcing […]

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