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Vonte Jackson moves from running back to safety

University of Wisconsin sophomore Vonte Jackson, who is attempting a comeback after suffering three torn anterior cruciate knee ligaments in less than two years, is changing positions. In an attempt to get more speed and athleticism in the football team's secondary, Jackson is moving from running back to safety, a UW source said on Tuesday. Jackson, from Kenosha Bradford, is...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Bears Fan Learns One Is The Loneliest Number

One would assume that a college program as large as Wisconsin’s would have players from all over the country filling its roster, but by going from the above reaction video of the team watching the end of the Packers-Bears game on Sunday one would have to surmise that Badgers love cheese with one notable exception, freshman running back Vonte Jackson. Jackson wears his broken heart...
Via Kissing Suzy Kolber
December 30, 2013  |  Discuss

No Quit in Jackson

Despite three ACL tears in 22 months and doubt starting to creep in, redshirt freshman tailback Vonte Jackson is not prepared to give up on his dream of playing for Wisconsin.
August 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bad luck hits Badgers' Jackson once again?

Man, if it weren't for bad luck Vonte Jackson wouldn't have any at all....  Badger Nation has been told redshirt freshman Vonte Jackson has suffered another knee injury #Badgers — Benjamin Worgull (@TheBadgerNation) June 21, 2013 This is heartbreaking news for Jackson, who's already torn his ACL in his right knee twice.
Via Madtown Badgers
June 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Injuries Cost Season for Jackson, Career for Byers

Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema updated the media after practice yesterday and confirmed what was thought about freshman running back Vonte Jackson, that he suffered a season ending ACL tear. However, he also informed us that sophomore linebacker Cody Byers' career has come to a close before it ever got started because of a history of concussions. Byers, who never saw...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 07, 2012  |  Discuss

Badgers emotional after Jackson's injury

MADISON, Wis. Months of rehabilitation on a torn left anterior cruciate ligament put running back Vonte Jackson in position to return on time for his freshman season of football at Wisconsin. Now, his season is over. And in order to return, even more months of rehabilitation lay ahead.Badgers coach Bret Bielema confirmed on Thursday that Jackson had suffered a torn ACL, this time...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 06, 2012  |  Discuss
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