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FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2019, file photo, Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst gestures during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin will head into spring practice with plenty of questions as the Badgers attempt to replace their top playmakers from a team that reached the Rose Bowl last season. (AP Photo/Andy Manis, File)

Chryst stays patient as Badgers prepare for spring practice

Mar. 9, 2020 3:25 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin will head into spring practice with plenty of questions after losing much of the star power from a team that reached the Rose Bowl last season. “I’m anxious to see kind of who kind of emerges as genuine leaders of this team,” coach Paul Chryst said...

Ex-Packers WR coach Whitted takes same position at Wisconsin

Mar. 4, 2020 5:52 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Green Bay Packers wide receivers coach Alvis Whitted has accepted the same position at Wisconsin. Wisconsin announced Wednesday that Whitted has joined Badgers coach Paul Chryst’s staff. The Packers fired Whitted on Jan. 30 after one season. Whitted had been Colorado...

Michigan State hires Wisconsin's Gilmore as tight ends coach

Feb. 21, 2020 4:55 PM EST

EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State hired Wisconsin assistant Ted Gilmore on Friday as tight ends coach. Gilmore, 52, joins the Spartans after spending the past five seasons as the Badgers' wide receivers coach. Previously, he spent three seasons as wide receivers coach for the Oakland Raiders and...

Ex-Wisconsin receiver surrenders, charged in double-homicide

Feb. 15, 2020 9:12 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — A former University of Wisconsin football player who is the brother of a standout in the 2011 Super Bowl surrendered to Chicago police on Saturday in connection with the deaths of two people who were found with gunshot wounds on a road in Janesville, Wisconsin. Marcus Randle El, 33, turned...