Originally written on Fox Sports Wisconsin  |  Last updated 11/18/14
MADISON, Wis. Months of rehabilitation on a torn left anterior cruciate ligament put running back Vonte Jackson in position to return on time for his freshman season of football at Wisconsin. Now, his season is over. And in order to return, even more months of rehabilitation lay ahead.Badgers coach Bret Bielema confirmed on Thursday that Jackson had suffered a torn ACL, this time in his right knee. Bielema said Jackson underwent successful surgery on Wednesday and would take a redshirt year."It was hard," Bielema said. "It was a very emotional time. He knew he did it right away. For those of you that have never popped an ACL I've popped two of them you know."Bielema said Jackson was running down on the scout cover team for a punt return in practice last week when the injury occurred. "The ball was going outside of him and he just tried to plant," Bielema said. "It was really a non-contact deal. He was very emotional. The good news is his dad came up that night and kind of calmed ...
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