Former coaches show support for Jack Cichy, outlet picks Minnesota to upset Wisconsin and more
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Jack Cichy has support
Mike Lucas of UWBadgers.com details the hours after inside linebacker Jack Cichy learned his senior season was done after tearing the ACL in his right knee. Among those that reached out in the aftermath were three former Wisconsin coaches.
Minnesota will beat Wisconsin
Don’t kill the messenger. That isn’t our belief. It’s Athlon Sports that listed the 10 biggest upsets in the Big Ten for 2017 and has Minnesota beating the Badgers to snap Wisconsin’s 13-game winning streak in the series. It wasn’t the only game on the list involving Wisconsin, either.
Wisconsin, Notre Dame series comes with a price
The Badgers announced on Monday they would be playing a pair of games against the Fighting Irish in 2020 and 2021 to be played at Lambeau Field and Soldier Field, respectively. While the allure of playing in NFL stadiums and the money that comes with it is understandable, it doesn’t come without a cost, writes Tom Oates of the Wisconsin State Journal.
Meanwhile, Todd Milewski of Madison.com has the details on the two-game contract.
How does Steele Chambers view Wisconsin?
The Badgers on Aug. 3 became the latest Power 5 school to offer 4-star running back Steele Chambers from Roswell, Ga. In his latest recruiting notebook, Jesse Temple talks with his coach, and offers an update on 5-star tackle Jackson Carman.
Tyler Biadaz ahead of the curve
Nearly everyone associated with the Badgers football program has been blown away at the development and maturity of redshirt freshman Tyler Biadasz, who is slated to start at center against Utah State on Sept. 1.
Brevin Pritzl goes for 28
It was just an exhibition game against a pro team in New Zealand, but the early returns were pretty positive for Wisconsin sophomore Brevin Pritzl. Starting at guard, the redshirt sophomore scored 28 points, including going 7 of 9 from beyond the arc, in the Badgers 85-75 victory early Tuesday morning.
Ethan Happ a Blue Ribbon All-American
One of the most respected college basketball preseason publications, the Blue Ribbon Yearbook, has Wisconsin forward Ethan Happ among its first-team All-Americans.
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