State Sports

Would Like To Return

Thirty-one-year-old free agent defensive lineman Mike Daniels says he is in the best shape of his eight-year career. Daniels lost time to injuries the last two seasons and COVID-19 has stopped him from working out for teams this off-season. He says he’d like to be a Packer again – where he played his first seven…

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Rodgers Excited

He gave an idea of what he is capable of accomplishing during a promising 2018 rookie season at wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers. After sifting out 2019 with an injury, Equanimeous St. Brown could be a big factor for his team if and when the N-F-L season starts. Quarterback Aaron Rodgers says St.…

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High Marks

His Menomonie High School coach says Minnesota Vikings rookie quarterback Nate Stanley can be successful in the N-F-L. Stanley was a seventh-round pick in the 2020 N-F-L Draft after starting three seasons for the Iowa Hawkeyes. Mustangs coach Joe LaBuda says his former star has the physical tools, the work ethic and intelligence to do…

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7 Offers In 6 Days

The scholarship offers are piling up for six-foot-eight basketball standout James Graham of Nicolet High School. Things were quiet on the recruiting front, then it started to pick up in May – 11 scholarship offers so far, including seven over a span of six days. Graham started getting more attention when the Maryland Terrapins made…

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Already Working Out

Packers second-round draft pick A-J Dillon is already in Green Bay, getting ready for his rookie N-F-L season. Dillon says the day after the season ended for his Boston College team he was back in the weight room getting ready for the N-F-L combine. Dillon is working out a Synergy sports right now and has…

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Best On ‘Money-Down’

The statistics show two Green Bay Packers defenders were among the N-FL’s best on what is called “the money down.” Edge rusher Za’Darius Smith and defensive lineman Kenny Clark finished among the league’s top five for third-down pressures during the 2019 season. Each had 23, while the Ram’s Aaron Donald was at the top with…

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Chryst ranked 17th

Wisconsin Badgers head football coach Paul Chryst is ranked 17″‘-best in the country among Power-5 coaches, according to a panel of seven analysts. Chryst is moving up six spots after checking in at number-23 last year. The C-B-S Sports panel says “he never gets as much credit as he deserves” after going 52-and-16 in five…

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High On Potential

Green Bay Packers head coach Matt LaFleur says he’s looking forward to finding out what wide receiver Reggie Begelton brings to the team. The Packers signed him after he spent three years in the Canadian Football League. Begelton caught 102 passes for 14-hundred-44 yards and 10 touchdowns for Calgary last season. LaFleur says he is…

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Like ‘House Arrest’

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is comparing the current COVID-19 restrictions to being on house arrest. It isn’t clear if the pandemic will affect plans for the start of the 2020 N-F-L season yet. Rodgers says he wants the season to start on time, but there are bigger problems facing the country. He points…

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Offer Scholarship

The competition is fierce, but the Wisconsin Badgers are in the mix for three-star wide receiver prospect Omar Cooper of Lawrence High School in Indianapolis. Cooper’s a 2022 prospect just approaching his junior year. As a sophomore, he had 13 touchdowns on 53 catches good for one-thousand24 yards. Recruiters say he is fast and tough,…

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