Updated Wisconsin roster accidentally posted; NT Bryson Williams wows in weight room
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Updated roster posted
The Badgers spring roster was accidentally posted for a short time Thursday, and the Wisconsin State Journal’s Jason Galloway managed to get a look at it. He shared some of the changes, including the move of senior Arrington Farrar from inside linebacker to outside linebacker.
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Bryson Williams opens eyes in the weight room
He’s just a true freshman who should actually still be in high school. But none of that mattered to nose tackle Bryson Williams. The early enrollee posted a video on Twitter showing him squatting 550 pounds three times while his new teammates cheered him on.
Top RB likes Wisconsin
In his latest recruiting notebook, Jesse Temple writes that 4-star running back Steele Chambers has the Badgers among his top 3 or 4 teams.
Kraig Urbik retires
There is one less former Wisconsin offensive lineman in the NFL. Kraig Urbik announced his retirement on Thursday after nine years in the league.
Impact of the spring game
Coach Paul Chryst doesn’t put a lot of stock into the spring game or the buzz that surrounds it. However, if the past is any indication, the game can foreshadow success.
Less depth along the DL
Defensive lineman Billy Hirschfeld left the Wisconsin football program at midseason last fall, but it was unclear if his time was truly done with the Badgers. Now, we know it is. An official confirmed he’d left the team, but is still in school and pursuing a future in journalism.
Wisconsin basketball in Florida
Wisconsin basketball coach Greg Gard will travel to Florida on Friday to watch 2018 point guard Tai Strickland in the state semifinals.
Wisconsin’s leading scorer signs
Senior Ryan Wagner has found a professional home. The Badgers’ leading scorer in a disappointing season for the men’s hockey team, Wagner signed with the AHL’s Chicago Wolves, according to Todd Milewski of Madison.com.
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