Saturday was graduation day for basketball players (l-r) Matt Ferris, Ethan Happ, T.J. Schlundt and Aaron Moesch.

Wisconsin athletes celebrate graduation; football signee wins state title

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Badgers celebrate graduation

It wasn’t between the third and fourth quarters, and there was no game being played, but that didn’t stop a number of Badgers and thousands of their classmates from celebrating graduation by jumping around on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Among the athletes earning their diplomas was All-Big Ten center Ethan Happ.

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Big weekend on the track

Wisconsin will have at least one state champion in its 2018 recruiting class. Cornerback Travion Blaylock took home the Texas state title for the triple jump on Saturday.

Q&A with Jack Sanborn

The highest-rated member of Wisconsin’s 2018 recruiting class, Jack Sanborn was chased by a bunch of schools before choosing the Badgers. The linebacker talks about that and more in this Q&A with Jesse Temple.

Fans need to relax, de-commitments happen

With the uproar among Badgers fans following the de-commitments of two players, the Wisconsin State Journal’s Tom Oates writes that people need to stop with the vitriol toward high school kids.

Michael Furtney can’t wait to get started

Wisconsin’s only scholarship lineman in its Class of 2018, Michael Furtney is “beyond excited” to get to Madison and begin his career with the Badgers.

Wisconsin lands in-state recruit

After two de-commitments in recent weeks, the Badgers finally added a piece to their 2019 recruiting class on Friday with the commitment of defensive lineman Keeanu Benton.

TE commit sets official visit

If anyone was worried about Wisconsin losing tight end Hayden Rucci to another school, they shouldn’t be any more. He made that clear with a tweet announcing his official visit for June.

New Orleans high on Natrell Jamerson

Former Wisconsin safety Natrell Jamerson joined a local New Orleans radio show to chat about what he believes he can do for the Saints in his rookie year.

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