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MADISON, Wis. -- When Vonte Jackson says his body feels good these days, it is a statement that should not go overlooked. For a player that hasn't made it past the first game in any of his last three football seasons, this is considered big news.
First came the tear in his left anterior cruciate ligament as a high school senior during Kenosha Bradford's season opener against Milwaukee Riverside back on Aug. 19, 2011. Then came the ACL tear in his right knee a year later in the last week of the 2012 fall camp at Wisconsin. And finally, there was the ACL tear again in the right knee during workouts last summer.
Each time, Jackson has summoned the strength to push on, to continue toiling away in the training room, enduring hours of physical therapy with no guarantees of ever appearing in a college game for the Badgers.
"I love the sport," Jackson said. "If I didn't love it, I would have been done a long time ago. Honestly, the only time I really ever thi...
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For most college basketball players, much of the offseason is spent in the weight room. This is apparently especially true of Wisconsin forward Sam Dekker. Dekker, who averaged 12.4 points and 6.1 rebounds a game as a sophomore last season, checked in at 6-foot-8, 220 pounds in 2013-14. He’s gotten bigger and, most likely, a lot stronger. #Badgers Summer conditioning is in...
MADISON, Wis. -- Four days of football practice does not solidify a team's depth chart. Not even close. But based on what he's seen thus far, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen anticipates an especially large freshman class suiting up for the Badgers this fall.
Andersen, in fact, went so far Thursday as to conservatively suggest "a minimum of seven freshmen" would not...