Wisconsin owns Big Ten West; Jon Leuer was too much for Draymond Green
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Big Ten West title goes through Wisconsin
AthlonSports.com released its full 2018 Big Ten preview and it came to the same conclusion many others have. The Big Ten West belongs to Wisconsin, and it’s not really close right now.
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Jon Leuer owned Draymond Green
You don’t normally hear guys like Draymond Green admit weaknesses. But that’s exactly what the Golden State Warriors forward did in an article by ESPN’s Jackie MacMullen. As part of a piece on childhood nemeses, Green, who played for Michigan State, tabbed former Badgers big man Jon Leuer as the guy who gave him the most trouble.
Big recruiting weekend
Though 4-star quarterback Graham Mertz grabs most of the headlines, it’s 5-star tackle Logan Brown who is the highest-rated member of Wisconsin’s 2019 recruiting class. And he, like many of his fellow commits, can’t wait for his official visit this weekend.
Natrell Jamerson adjusting to CB
Former Wisconsin defensive back Natrell Jamerson played cornerback for two seasons with the Badgers, but it was his breakout season at safety last year that got NFL teams interested. However, since being drafted by the New Orleans Saints, Jamerson is having to adjust to a move back to cornerback.
Wisconsin looking for an advantage
College athletic programs are always looking for the next big thing to give them an advantage on the field. For Wisconsin, it’s Cherry Switchel, according to WKOW in Madison.
James White on anthem ruling
Much has been made about the new rules put in place by the NFL recently regarding the national anthem. Former Wisconsin running back James White, now with the New England Patriots, weighed in with his take this week.
Camp Randall movie night canceled
A popular tradition has been canceled, for this year at least. Wisconsin officials announced this week that due to a mechanical issue that was recently discovered, the annual movie night at Camp Randall Stadium had to be canceled.
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