Wisconsin adds 2 more pieces to future recruiting class; former Badgers at Pro Bowl
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Wisconsin strikes on recruiting trail
It was a busy recruiting weekend for Coach Paul Chryst and his staff as the Badgers continued to build their 2019 class.
- 3-star safety Bryson Shaw committed on Saturday night.
- 3-star wide receiver Nolan Groulx followed suit on Sunday.
- Top tight end prospect Hudson Henry was also on campus for a visit.
- Wisconsin’s class sits at No. 1 in the Big Ten and third nationally.
Badgers at the Pro Bowl
Former Wisconsin linebacker Joe Schobert had 4 tackles as his AFC team beat the NFC 24-23 in the Pro Bowl on Sunday. After not winning a single game in 2017 with the Cleveland Browns, Schobert was savoring the victory. Two other former Badgers — quarterback Russell Wilson and center Travis Frederick — played on the losing side.
We’re No. 1!
Preseason rankings, especially those put together in January, mean little. Still, it’s noteworthy that at least one reporter believes the Badgers should be No. 1 in the country to start 2018 football season.
Julius Davis could be special
Though he entered his junior season without a single scholarship offer, Julius Davis soon showed Wisconsin and others what type of running he could be. Now, after committing to the Badgers, he’s ready and expecting to have a ‘bigger target’ on him.
Players not worried about head injuries
Despite growing evidence about the impact playing football has on the brain, many Wisconsin players downplay the warnings, according to the Wisconsin Center for Investigative Journalism.
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Taylor Currie earned his scholarship
He once struggled to get playing time on his traveling team in middle school. Now, through hard work and even some tears, forward Taylor Currie is set to join Wisconsin as part of its 2018 recruiting class. Jim Polzin has his story.
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