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Packers rookie WR Abbrederis confirms ACL injury, out for year

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Every catch that Jared Abbrederis made during the early days of training camp was met with loud applause from the Green Bay Packers fans in attendance. But after tearing his ACL in practice this week, the rookie wide receiver who grew up 80 miles from Lambeau Field will have to wait until 2015 to make his first official grab for his childhood team. Abbrederis,...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 Wisconsin Badgers Preseason Preview: Wide Receivers

Big Ten Media Days are done, Wisconsin got its media day out of the way on Friday and that means all that’s left is to talk actual football. Today we begin our preseason look at the 2014 Wisconsin Badgers, and we start it off with arguably one of the most important positions heading in to the season — wide receiver. At times, OK, all of last season it was a one man game at wide...
Via Madtown Badgers
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Abbrederis quietly embracing hometown-hero role with Packers

GREEN BAY, Wis. -- Jared Abbrederis isn't a spotlight type of guy. The former walk-on at the University of Wisconsin has the demeanor of a player who's had to earn every bit of respect on the football field. However, being born and raised less than 90 miles from Lambeau Field and being the first Badgers player drafted by the Green Bay Packers since 2001, Abbrederis is in...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Draft preview: Jared Abbrederis

It’s certain that Jared Abbrederis will be selected in the 2014 NFL draft. What isn’t certain is when. The former walk-on joined the University of Wisconsin in 2009 as a to-be quarterback. Now Abbrederis looks to make a splash into the NFL. At this point, Abbrederis is expected to be selected between the third and the fifth round. In five years at Wisconsin, Abbrederis has grown...
May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Andersen hoping receivers around Abbrederis make plays

Wisconsin football coach Gary Andersen spoke with the media Tuesday morning on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference in advance of the Badgers' Saturday home game against Northwestern. Andersen discussed his thoughts on Northwestern's two-quarterback system,, what makes wide receiver Jared Abbrederis a special player and the job Tanner McEvoy has done for Wisconsin...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
October 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Bye week rooting interest

  Ohio State faces a big challenge this week against Northwestern. Following last week’s close loss against Ohio State, the Wisconsin Badgers will spend this Saturday idle for the first of their two bye weeks. While traditional coachspeak will tell you that Wisconsin is just looking ahead to next week, just needs to focus on playing good football, etc., the Badgers do have some...
October 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Wisconsin Football: Keeping hold of the roses

It’s difficult to underestimate the importance of this weekend’s matchup between Wisconsin and Ohio State. Fresh off a victory against Purdue in their conference opener, the three-time defending Big Ten champions travel to The Horseshoe to take on the vaunted Buckeyes. It is a venue that the Badgers have not won at since 2004. Wisconsin has been to three straight Rose Bowls but...
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Big Ten Football week 1 previews and predictions

Welcome back…(and to those newcomers…welcome) to the 8th straight season I will be boldly going where many, many people go on a regular basis….and that is predicting the outcome of Big Ten football games. Over the previous seven seasons, I have amassed a 489-172 (73.2%) record.  It has dipped in the last few years, but that..just like many other things in the Big Ten..I will...
August 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Upper-body injuries may not halt Abbrederis

MADISON, Wis. It appears there is an outside chance Wisconsin wide receiver Jared Abbrederis could return to play for Saturday's game against Utah State.That's the word from Badgers coach Bret Bielema, who said Abbrederis' status is "still up in the air." Abbrederis suffered a chest contusion and mild concussion during Wisconsin's 10-7 loss to Oregon State...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Abbrederis: 'All the hard work has paid off'

MADISON, Wis. -- It took longer than Jared Abbrederis had initially hoped, but he's finally earned a scholarship to play football at the University of Wisconsin. Abbrederis, a 6-foot-2 redshirt sophomore from Wautoma, Wis., tweeted on Monday that, after nearly three years, he would no longer be paying his own way to play for the Badgers. "Praise God for blessing me with...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss
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