Wisconsin football players catch 450-pound shark days before Orange Bowl win

  • Stephen Pianovich, Landof10.com
7:01 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017 Sports

You can’t do this at every bowl destination. Wisconsin’s football team landed in Miami for the Orange Bowl earlier in the week, and between practices and team outings, a few teammates had the chance to schedule some deep-sea fishing.

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Members of Wisconsin’s football team went fishing somewhere near Miami this week and caught a 450-pound hammerhead shark. The Badgers’ Twitter account posted a photo of the impressive catch Wednesday.

The Badgers’ Orange Bowl gift bag included a PlayStation 4, wireless headphones, a 39-inch television and more, but none of the gadgets compare to a huge hammerhead. 

Wisconsin went on to defeat Miami 34-24 on Saturday night.

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