Wisconsin LB Jack Cichy headed to the NFL; short-handed Badgers look to rebound

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Jack Cichy turning pro

It was going to be a long shot anyway, but linebacker Jack Cichy has decided not to apply for a sixth year of eligibility at Wisconsin. The former walk-on wrote in the Players’ Tribune on Tuesday that while he’ll always be with the Badgers, he’s making himself available for the 2018 NFL Draft.

Badgers look to rebound

Wisconsin is off to its worst basketball start in more than 30 years and just lost two important pieces in its backcourt. Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel looks at the Badgers’ attempt to regroup with still so much of the season to play.

Recruiting notebook

Last weekend was big on the recruiting front for Wisconsin as a double-digit number of commits were on-campus for their official visits. In our latest recruiting notebook, we recap those visits and give an overview of 2018 targets still on the board.

Nate Reuvers learning on the fly

Going from certain redshirt to key member of the rotation has happened quickly for Wisconsin forward Nate Reuvers, but as Jesse Temple writes, the freshman seems to be catching on.

Jonathan Taylor back to work

Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor took full advantage of his red-carpet experience at the college football awards show last week, but the freshman was eager to get back on the practice field this week to start preparing for the Dec. 30 Orange Bowl game against Miami.

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Mark Tauscher chosen for Packers HOF

It was announced Tuesday that former Wisconsin offensive lineman Mark Tauscher had been chosen along with kicker Ryan Longwell to be inducted into the Green Bay Packers Hall of Fame next summer.

Wisconsin players on ESPN All-America teams

ESPN released its All-America teams this week and a pair of Badgers were on them. Junior T.J. Edwards was a first-team All-America selection at linebacker, while running back Jonathan Taylor was a first-team selection for the 2017 Freshman All-America team.

Wisconsin comes in 13th among fan bases

In a very subjective ranking, the Badgers came in 13th among all college fanbases in the country, according to fansided.com. Ohio State was No. 1.

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