While the men's basketball team prepares for the NCAA tournament, the Wisconsin Badgers football team held its third spring practice on Thursday. The Bucky's 5th Quarter contingent was en route to St. Louis, but according to reporters in the crowd, guard Jon Dietzen played with the first team and practice concluded with a kicking competition between the classes.
LG Jon Dietzen worked with the 1s for the 2nd straight practice. Bart Houston and Alex Hornibrook continued to alternate practices w/ the 1s— Benjamin Worgull (@TheBadgerNation) March 17, 2016
Today's #Badgers competition: Snap, hold, kick -- no specialists allowed.— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) March 17, 2016
Ricky Finco's got the leg! https://t.co/KqNJBgYo5Z
Alex Hornibrook and Bart Houston split reps with the first team, with the redshirt senior finishing practice with the starting unit.
#Badgers practice in the books. More fundamental work today, but Houston finished w/ 1s at the end.— John Veldhuis (@JohnVeldhuis) March 17, 2016
New Badgers defensive coordinator Justin Wilcox wrapped up practice by talking with the media, and continues to maintain a positive outlook on his team's spring practices.
New #Badgers DC Justin Wilcox says early practices "very productive for everyone involved" https://t.co/mcjlRGrIP0— Wisconsin Football (@BadgerFootball) March 17, 2016