MADISON, Wis. -- In an unofficial poll of Wisconsin football players, Badgers linebacker Ethan Armstrong would likely finish second in the voting for best movie-star looks (behind quarterback Joel Stave and his flowing blonde mane, of course). One of the defining characteristics of Armstrong's appearance has been his long hair, which he'd spent more than a year growing out.
On Thursday afternoon in the team locker room, however, Armstrong sacrificed that hair for a good cause. He was among a group of eight players to take part in Wisconsin's "Shave to Save" function to raise awareness and funding for childhood cancer research at the American Family Children's Hospital.
"As soon as they kind of said it's for the kids, it's for a great cause and everything, I just kind of jumped at the chance," Armstrong said. "I knew it was an opportunity I couldn't pass up on."
The other Wisconsin players that volunteered to have their hea...