Originally written on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 8/20/12
The news of Danny O'Brien winning the starting quarterback job probably came as little to no surprise to anyone, but the other bit of news coming out of Badgers camp this weekend probably does surprise a few people and that news is there is a real battle going on at the Kicker spot. A lot of people (myself included) assumed that Kyle French had the starking place kicking duties all to himself after seeing game action last season and having a strong showing this spring. But, apparently this needs a "Not so fast my friends," as freshman Jack Russell has stepped up in fall camp and is giving French a real challenge at the spot. According to Head Coach Bret Bielema after Saturday's scrimmage Kyle French has been struggling as of late, but that's not the case for Russell, the Waunakee native. "On the flip side of it Jack Russell did very well today," said Bielema. The competition between the French and Russell is real and apparently has been since camp opened up, not just in the pa...
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