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ALEX ERICKSON RUMORS

Former walk-on Erickson has improved from 'bad' WR to 'Mr. Dependable'

MADISON, Wis. -- While most members of Wisconsin's football team jogged off the practice field Tuesday evening to snag a protein shake, shower and eat dinner, Alex Erickson remained. For more than five minutes, he ran a series of routes with Tanner McEvoy, another opportunity for receiver and quarterback to develop a rapport. Another chance for Erickson to improve just a little...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Erickson seen as focal point of Badgers offense going forward

Walk-on to star player, it’s a story very familiar to the Wisconsin Badgers’ program. Whether we’re talking Jim Leonhard, JJ Watt or Jared Abbrederis — the story of Wisconsinites chasing dreams and excelling in the face of incredible odds is a tale as old as the BCS era.  Just ask the 15 former walk-ons that earned there way from there to the NFL just how potent the walk...
Via Madtown Badgers
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Erickson to 2014 Badger Football

After that little break we hit our first player in the 80′s as we are now only 86 days away from kickoff in Houston. Today we feature redshirt sophomore wide receiver, Alex Erickson. Erickson’s Story So Far: - Earned his first letter in 2013, after playing in all 13 games and starting in three. - Set career highs in receptions and receiving yards against Penn State with four...
Via Madtown Badgers
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 23: Alex Erickson

  FOX Sports Wisconsin's Jesse Temple analyzes the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin will fare...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Alex Erickson following in Jared Abbrederis' footsteps

MADISON, Wis. -- Here's a story about a small-school Wisconsin prep football player who earns first-team all-conference honors as a defensive back and quarterback. He doesn't garner a single Division I scholarship offer and chooses to attend the University of Wisconsin as a walk-on. He spends his first season on the scout team and converts into a wide receiver. By Year 2...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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