Wisconsin safety Scott Nelson (25) is in the running for a starting spot this season.

Wisconsin Scott Nelson fighting for starting safety spot; Paul Chryst talks scrimmage

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Scott Nelson fighting for starting job

Redshirt freshman Scott Nelson was one of the hardest workers in the secondary last season even though he knew he wasn’t going to play. All that effort is paying off now as he fights for a starting spot at safety, writes Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal.

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Paul Chryst speaks

The Badgers held their first scrimmage of spring on Friday. Here’s what coach Paul Chryst said afterwards.

Wisconsin lands commit No. 9

Athlete Marcus Graham became the ninth commitment for Wisconsin in the Class of 2019 on Friday. It left the Badgers with No. 2 recruiting class in the Big Ten, according to 247Sports.

Nick Nelson injury

Former Wisconsin cornerback Nick Nelson sustained a knee injury while working out with an NFL team last Thursday. The All-Big Ten performer attended the Badgers’ practice on Friday and seemed upbeat, according to Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Wisconsin OLB injured

Junior Zack Baun missed all of last season with a foot injury. The outside linebacker injured that same foot Friday night in the Badgers scrimmage.

Catching up with Isaiah Mullens

Defensive end Isaiah Mullens chose the Badgers, but he took his time in doing so. Jesse Temple caught up with the 3-star 2018 recruit.

Devin Harris can still fill it up

He may be in his 13th year in the NBA, but former Badgers guard Devin Harris can still light up the scoreboard.

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