In this week’s edition of Jake’s Take, sports director Jake Zimmermann says Badger men’s basketball player Nigel Hayes will be missed for a variety of reasons. Jake says the former Badger, who’s taking part in the NBA combine in Chicago this week, will go down in school history as one of the best Badgers on the court and one of the most influential off the court.
This week Hayes wrote what he called a commencement address on the Players Tribune titled “Don’t Just Shut Up and Play.” The forward gave a couple of final messages.. his biggest? Telling his class to never stay in your lanes. In other words, just because they are athletes doesn’t mean they get to talk about sports. Hayes argues he has the right to speak his mind about a variety of issues. Jake Zimmermann agrees.
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This week sports director Jake Zimmermann argues that Badger guard Bronson Koenig is doing more harm than good if he’s playing while injured. Listen to this week’s Jake’s Take which also includes comments from former Badger Josh Gasser about Koenig’s injury.
MADISON | On Thursday the Badger football team announced that kicker Rafael Gaglianone would miss the rest of the season after undergoing back surgery. Wisconsin has already lost offensive lineman Dan Voltz and linebacker Chris Orr. But in this week’s Jake’s Take, sports director Jake Zimmermann says the Badgers are primed to handle this type of adversity.
In this week’s Jake’s Take, sports director Jake Zimmermann says the NFL putting the 53-man roster deadline at 3 p.m. central this Saturday is terrible timing | on the first college football Saturday of the season.