Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jeff Potrykus

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin, United States

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  • Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
Past:
  • USA TODAY
  • Post-Crescent Media
  • StevensPoint Journal
  • Fond du Lac Reporter
  • Packers News
  • Lansing StateJournal
  • Detroit Free Press
  • North Jersey News
  • St. Cloud Times
  • Marshfield News
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Recent articles by Jeff:

Live coverage: Wisconsin Badgers vs Illinois Illini college basketball game updates at Kohl Center

The Wisconsin Badgers play Illinois in a Big Ten college basketball game Saturday at the Kohl Center. Follow here for updates. → Read More

Wisconsin Badgers announce the addition of Matt Mitchell, who will coach the outside linebackers, special teams

The Badgers have announced the hiring of nine football assistants. The lone coach yet to be announced is Devon Spalding (running backs). → Read More

Chris Hodges taking small steps on a path he hopes will lead to him being a consistent contributor for Wisconsin

UW assistant Joe Krabbenhoft on Chris Hodges: "Where is Chris at? He has made significant progress, but it is all relative to where he was at.” → Read More

Tyler Wahl returns and Steven Crowl bounces back, helping Wisconsin score a big win over Penn State

Tyler Wahl was back in the lineup, Steven Crowl had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Connor Essegian made his first start in a win over Penn State. → Read More

Wisconsin Badgers leave their shooting touch in Madison, suffer their worst loss of the season at Indiana

The Badgers struggled to score for most of the game and their defense broke down after halftime. The result was an ugly loss to Indiana. → Read More

Live coverage: Wisconsin Badgers vs. Illinois Illini men's college basketball game updates

Chucky Hepburn and the Wisconsin Badgers basketball team faces Illinois on the road Saturday afternoon in a Big Ten game. → Read More

Wisconsin Badgers safety John Torchio removes all doubt, announces he will enter the 2023 NFL draft

Senior John Torchio said in November he was leaving UW. He then suggested he might return next season but announced Saturday he is entering the draft. → Read More

Live coverage: Wisconsin vs. Oklahoma State in Guaranteed Rate Bowl at Chase Field

UW faces Oklahoma State in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl Tuesday night. Get live updates from Phoenix. → Read More

UW's Luke Fickell believes that the transfer portal forces coaches to build relationships that last

Luke Fickell on the transfer portal: “It is going to help us build better relationships...because they (players) have options." → Read More

Wisconsin has its first addition from the transfer portal, a quarterback with four years of eligibility

UW entered the week with two scholarship quarterbacks on the roster. The addition of freshman Nick Evers helps bolster the depth. → Read More

Live coverage: Wisconsin vs. Iowa men's college basketball game updates

The Wisconsin Badgers look for a 2-0 start in Big Ten play when they face the Iowa Hawkeyes Sunday evening. Follow here for updates. → Read More

Badgers reportedly hiring Phil Longo away from North Carolina to coordinate Wisconsin's offense

Phil Longo has coordinated explosive offenses at North Carolina. His units have featured quarterbacks who are accomplished passers and runners. → Read More

Jim Leonhard announces he will not return as UW's defensive coordinator

Jim Leonhard, who was passed over for the Wisconsin Badgers' head coaching job in football, announces he won't return as defensive coordinator → Read More

Graham Mertz announces he plans to transfer. Here is what we know about UW's quarterback situation.

UW quarterback Graham Mertz announced Sunday he plans to transfer after four seasons with the program. He has two seasons of eligibility remaining. → Read More

Badgers set to face Oklahoma State in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl on Dec. 27 at Chase Field in Phoenix

Oklahoma State finished 4-5 in the Big 12 Conference and the Cowboys enter their bowl game vs. UW with a 7-5 overall record. → Read More

Jim Leonhard plans to return to Wisconsin under new head coach Luke Fickell, likely as defensive coordinator

Jim Leonhard, who played four seasons at UW and has been a member of the coaching staff for seven seasons, has decided his heart remains in Madison. → Read More

Luke Fickell takes over at Wisconsin with no intention of wiping away Jim Leonhard's footprint

Jim Leonhard will likely lead Wisconsin's bowl preparations, but Luke Fickell says he wants to spend as much time around the team as possible. → Read More

Luke Fickell has experienced championship-level college football and wants Wisconsin to as well

New UW coach Luke Fickell on his objective at Wisconsin: “This league, you're playing for a championship, amazing things can happen.” → Read More

Wisconsin plans to hire Cincinnati's Luke Fickell as its next football coach, according to source

Badgers interim coach Jim Leonhard was seen as a favorite in the search process but interest in Luke Fickell re-emerged Sunday morning. → Read More

Final drive by Wisconsin fizzles as Minnesota scores 10 points in the fourth quarter to keep the Paul Bunyan Axe

Led by redshirt freshman quarterback Athan Kliakmanis, Minnesota traveled to Camp Randall Stadium and ruined Wisconsin’s senior day. → Read More