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VONTE JACKSON RUMORS

Notebook: Jackson's football career officially over

MADISON, Wis. -- Vonte Jackson's injury-plagued football career is officially over, Wisconsin coach Gary Andersen announced Thursday. Jackson, who suffered a knee injury on Aug. 9 and has not practiced since, has decided to walk away from the sport due to chronic knee troubles. The redshirt sophomore from Kenosha, Wis., tore three ACLs over the past three seasons before his latest...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Badgers notebook: Jackson endures injury setback

MADISON, Wis. -- After enduring three ACL tears in three seasons, Vonte Jackson entered fall camp fully healthy for the first time in a Wisconsin uniform. But during Saturday's practice at Camp Randall Stadium, he endured another setback, and the extent of his injury remains unknown. Jackson fell to the turf while attempting to make a cut on a running play during team drills...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

After three ACL tears, ex-RB Jackson competing for spot at safety

MADISON, Wis. -- When Vonte Jackson says his body feels good these days, it is a statement that should not go overlooked. For a player that hasn't made it past the first game in any of his last three football seasons, this is considered big news. First came the tear in his left anterior cruciate ligament as a high school senior during Kenosha Bradford's season opener against...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
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 http://t.co/rOPvHLa5op — Benjamin Worgull (@TheBadgerNation) June 21, 2013 This is heartbreaking news for Jackson, who's already torn his ACL in his right knee twice. BadgerNation.com...
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 in...
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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