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Report: UW hires Oakland Raiders WR coach Ted Gilmore

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Have the Badgers found their answer at wide receiver coach for 2015? They have according to a tweet from Sports Illustrated's Thayer Evans that says Ted Gilmore will be leaving the Oakland Raiders to take the same position with the Badgers.

Gilmore spent the last three years in Oakland, being hired off of a season with USC. He also spent four seasons as a recruiting coordinator with Nebraska, putting together classes no worse than 30th during his tenure, with two in the top 25 and landing a class that came in ranked 13th in 2007.

2016 Wisconsin RB commit Antonio Williams says he'll commit early

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On the day where the class of 2015 takes its final shape, Antonio Williams, the class of 2016 fan-favorite running back from North Stanly, N.C., has decided to take his love for Madison to the next level, announcing plans to enroll in early January of next year.

Until then, expect him to take the Kyle Penniston role of this class and attempt to put something together that doesn't fall apart in January and keep up the 3.9 GPA between running over, around and through those poor unfortunates tasked to tackle him.

Melvin Gordon has a message for Jordan Stevenson, Bradrick Shaw

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Melvin Gordon is watching. He was quick to tweet congratulations out to Wisconsin's top two running backs in the class of 2015, Jordan Stevenson and Bradrick Shaw, but he ended with a powerful message: keep the Badgers' running back tradition going.

Three-star LB Terez Hall signs NLI with Missouri

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Wisconsin linebacker target Terez Hall has signed with Missouri, as widely expected. The three-star, Lithonia, Ga., prospect visited UW last week and was also heavily considering Nebraska.

LB Jordan Griffin flips to Vanderbilt

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Three-star Seffner, Fla. (Armwood), linebacker Jordan Griffin has flipped to Vanderbilt. Chatter of the move had picked up in recent days, as the appeal of a strong academic school and proximity to home made Vanderbilt an increasingly more appealing choice for him.

Griffin initially committed to Wisconsin on Oct. 25. The 6'0, 207-pound linebacker is considered the No. 30 inside linebacker in 2015 by 247Sports, as well as the class' No. 103 player from Florida.

Wisconsin spring game set for April 25

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Wisconsin's 2015 Spring Game will be held April 25 at 3 p.m., at Camp Randall Stadium. It will once again air on BTN. Tickets go on sale Feb. 4 for $5 at UWBadgers.com. Proceeds this year will help fund the UW Office of Undergraduate Advertising. The Crazylegs Classic will begin at 10 a.m. on April 25.

LB Dominic Sheppard decommits from Wisconsin

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Three-star Miami (Gulliver Prep), Fla., linebacker Dominic Sheppard has decommitted from Wisconsin, according to Scout.com's Corey Bender. Sheppard visited Virginia this weekend, and while his decommitment was largely expected, it remains to be seen where he'll end up. 247Sports' Crystal Ball predictions are trending 50 percent toward Virginia and 44 percent toward Miami.

Wausau West LB Jake Whalen gets full offer from UW

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Wausau West (WI) linebacker Jake Whalen had his greyshirt offer upgraded to a full ride during his official visit to Madison over the weekend. A three-star prospect and the No. 9 2015 prospect in Wisconsin according to 247Composite, Whalen visited Iowa the weekend before and seems to be weighing his decision between the two schools. Wisconsin has offered him as a fullback.

Chase Drake squirts Gopher player with water bottle

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Wisconsin defenseman Chase Drake squirts a Gopher player skating by with water. h/t @cjzero

Report: Natrell Jamerson moving to cornerback

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Sophomore wide receiver Natrell Jamerson is moving to cornerback, according to Evan Flood of Badger247. An Instagram post from Jamerson seemed to reveal the position change, and Flood has since added confirmation.

Jamerson saw action in 10 games as a freshman, rushing once for 23 yards. He was a three-star recruit from Ocala, Fla., that came to UW as part of the highly touted trio of freshman receivers with George Rushing and Krenwick Sanders.

Wisconsin's secondary returns four starters from a year ago and pretty much only loses Peniel Jean from among the group of regular contributors.