MADISON, Wis. If Wisconsin's secondary depth contained questions during spring practices, those questions have already increased as the team's summer workouts begin.
According to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, safety Reggie Mitchell, a redshirt freshman, has left the Wisconsin program. WPXI-TV in Pittsburgh reported Mitchell had been released from his scholarship and would transfer to play for his hometown school, the University of Pittsburgh.
The move seemingly comes at a curious time because Mitchell was in the mix to be a starter at safety alongside senior Dezmen Southward next season. Mitchell competed in the spring with the No. 1 defense at safety, and Badgers coach Gary Andersen sounded pleased with his progress.
"I'm excited about what he did," Andersen told Sirius XM's College Sports Nation show in May. "I believe as a freshman coming in he is going to lock down one of those safety spots."
If Mitchell does indeed transfer to Pitt, he would be reunited with offensive co...