PG Tai Strickland commits to Wisconsin; LB Jack Cichy to work out for NFL team
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Tai Strickland commits
Wisconsin added 3-star point guard Tai Strickland to its 2018 recruiting class on Tuesday. The St. Petersburg, Fla., native chose the Badgers over Rutgers and Minnesota. As Jesse Temple writes, Strickland believes he’s ready to compete for playing time right away.
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Jack Cichy to work out for Atlanta
According to Draft Analyst’s Tony Pauline, the Atlanta Falcons will work out former Wisconsin linebacker Jack Cichy this week. Pauline believes Cichy will go much higher in the draft than many are predicting.
Our latest recruiting notebook includes checking in on 4-star quarterback commit Graham Mertz, recapping another state title for basketball signee Taylor Currie and the latest scholarship offer the Badgers handed out.
Looking for a scholarship
The Badgers already have two offensive linemen committed in the Class of 2019 and have offered several more highly ranked players. But that hasn’t stopped in-state lineman Austin Ertl from doing everything he can to earn a scholarship offer for himself.
Joe Schobert reacts to new rule
The NFL passed a rule Tuesday that could lead to the ejection of a player for lowering their head when tackling. It wasn’t well received by certain players, including former Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert.
Wisconsin ties to Tennessee documents
A treasure trove of documents regarding the Tennessee coaching search were released this week and a couple of former Wisconsin coaches were mentioned, according to Dennis Dodd of CBSSports.com.
Former Wisconsin guard going to Final Four
His team isn’t in the Final Four but Jordan Hill will be in San Antonio anyway. The former Wisconsin guard is one of four players from the Western Athletic Conference that will take part in a 3-on-3 tournament. Hill spent four years with the Badgers before transferring to Seattle last years for his senior season.
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