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Joe Zenzola
June 18, 2018 - 6:05 pm
Madison, WI - The Wisconsin Badgers have recurited a highly sought cornerback from Florida. Semar Melvin tweeted on Monday he is "2000% committed" to joining the Badgers football team. Melvin joins quarterback Graham Mertz, Kansas, among other top high school players in the nation headed to Madison...
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June 18, 2018 - 5:30 pm

Evan Flood, Wisconsin Insider for 247Sports.com, gives us the low-down on four-star QB prospect Graham Mertz. Are the Badgers in a great shape with their WRs, especially in the recruiting department? On the basketball side of things, is it unfair to say Greg Gard is on the hot seat?

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Joe Zenzola
June 14, 2018 - 9:14 pm
How many times have you heard this statement? Maybe you've said it yourself... "Why can't the Badgers ever recruit the best QB prospects?!" Well, Badgers fans, I have news for you...They finally got one. Playing his high school football out of Mission, Kansas, four-star QB Graham Mertz made an...
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May 29, 2018 - 9:35 pm
J.J. Watt's contributions and service to various community causes are well documented. Now, he's got another bit of "hardware" to place next to his Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. Baylor University has awarded the former Badger an honorary doctorate degree. Read more here .
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May 04, 2018 - 11:39 am
Former Badgers' defensive end Conor Sheehy is one of nine other Wisconsin Badgers to join an NFL team this season. As Zach Heilprin notes, Sheehy joins Nick Nelson, Troy Fumagali, Jack Cichy, Leon Jacobs, and others as the new representatives for the University of Wisconsin in the NFL. The Packers...
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Joe Zenzola
May 01, 2018 - 6:48 pm
Washington D.C. - Former Wisconsin basketball player Nigel Hayes says the Badgers were close to boycotting a game vs. Syracuse in November, 2016 to draw attention to student/player needs. Hayes once held a protest sign that read "Broke College Athlete." Hayes says the Badgers team took a vote and...
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April 28, 2018 - 11:03 pm
The 2018 NFL Draft came to an end, Saturday, with rounds four, five, six and seven the last chance for draft hopefuls. Coming in to the third and final day, none of the Wisconsin Badgers' prospects had heard their names called. That all changed when the Oakland Raiders ran their card to the podium...
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Mike Clemens
April 20, 2018 - 6:58 pm
Madison, WI - The University of Wisconsin has extended the contract of Greg Gard, head coach of the men's basketball program. Gard's deal has been renewed through May 31st, 2023. The Badgers basketball team missed the postseason for the first time in 20 years this season. Three other Badgers sports...
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April 17, 2018 - 7:36 pm
On Wisconsin! Cornerback Nick Nelson's got a reason to be optimistic following surgery to repair his partially-torn meniscus. He's expected to be back and ready to go in six weeks meaning he should be ready to go by training camp - a big plus for teams looking to acquire his services in the...
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