Monday before the opening game is always like Christmas for those of us covering college football teams, mainly because we sit in anticipation of the release of depth charts like kids waiting for their parents to get up to open presents under the tree.
Well, the first Badgers depth chart was released just a bit ago and there were a few surprises contained within it.
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No Darius Hillary on the two deep at cornerback is the biggest surprise of any on this list. In his place will be true freshman Sojourn Shelton. Shelton will line up with Peniel Jean opposite of him and will be backed up by fellow incoming freshman Jakkarie Washington.
The fact that Hillary isn't even on the two deep brings up an interesting question, one I'm sure we'll get answered when Andersen steps to the table at 12:30pm CT for his first weekly pre...