Jeff Potrykus, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Jeff Potrykus

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Wisconsin, United States

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Recent articles by Jeff:

UW quarterback Jack Coan is back at practice and ready to play if needed

With Jack Coan back, the Badgers should have their full complement of quarterbacks available for Saturday's game against Indiana. → Read More

Tom Allen has transformed the Indiana football program from a doormat into a title contender

UW's Paul Chryst on Indiana: “I think they are doing all the things that you should – from the outside looking in – truly building it." → Read More

Wisconsin 82, UW-Green Bay 42: Tyler Wahl provides a spark for the Badgers who were sluggish early

Sophomore forward Tyler Wahl contributed 11 points, 15 rebounds, four assists, two blocks and two steals in 20 minutes. → Read More

Indiana has lost its No. 1 quarterback to a knee injury. His replacement is a player UW recruited.

Faion Hicks on UW facing the Hoosiers without their No. 1 QB: “They’re still a really good offense. He’s not the only one who made plays for them." → Read More

UW's lack of depth at wide receiver was exacerbated by injuries to seniors Kendric Pryor and Danny Davis

Can Taj Mustapha and A.J. Abbott develop quickly enough to give UW more options at wide receiver? → Read More

Wisconsin 92, Arkansas-Pine Bluff 58: Badgers score the first 25 points of the game in another easy victory

The opposition will get tougher, particularly in Big Ten play, but UW shows it will win with depth and balanced scoring. → Read More

Injured Wisconsin cornerback Rachad Wildgoose is leaving early to get ready for the 2021 NFL draft

The cornerback, who suffered a shoulder injury in UW's loss at Northwestern, thanked UW coaches and other in a long tweet Friday. → Read More

UW 77, Eastern Illinois 67: Freshmen show in opener they are prepared to contribute immediately

The Badgers built a 43-20 halftime lead but struggled on both ends of the court in the second half of their opener against Eastern Illinois → Read More

Wisconsin's home game Saturday against Minnesota has been canceled

Wisconsin already lost two games due to an outbreak within the program. Finding another opponent is a long shot but may be possible. → Read More

Badgers uncertain whether wide receivers Kendric Pryor, Danny Davis will be ready to face Minnesota

Quarterback Graham Mertz his footwork and timing contributed to some mistakes he made in the loss to Northwestern. → Read More

UW sophomore linebacker Leo Chenal, more vocal on the field this season, has played well in his first two starts

UW's Jack Sanborn on Leo Chenal: "I've seen him grow as a player. I'm excited to continue to play with him and hopefully he can make more strides." → Read More

Wisconsin's Big Ten basketball schedule includes three of the final four games on the road

UW opens Big Ten play Dec. 21 against Nebraska and is scheduled to close the season March 7 at Iowa with three of the final four games on the road. → Read More

Wisconsin will have some key players back for Northwestern after they missed the Michigan game

Defensive end Garrett Rand, tailback Garrett Groshek, cornerback Rachad Wildgoose and guard Josh Seltzner should be ready to play for UW on Saturday. → Read More

UW safety Eric Burrell is confident he'll play Saturday after suffering an ankle injury against Michigan

UW safety Eric Burrell suffered an ankle injury early in the second half Saturday. He was one of four Badgers hurt in the Michigan game. → Read More

Badgers coordinators Leonhard and Rudolph prepping to be short-handed against Michigan because of COVID-19

COVID-19 numbers suggest Wisconsin will be without several players when it faces Michigan on Saturday night in Ann Arbor. → Read More

UW men's basketball adds three players who committed to the program more than a year ago and never wavered

Guard Chucky Hepburn and forwards Matthew Mors and Chris Hodges are expected to bring toughness and versatility to the UW men's basketball program. → Read More

With coronavirus numbers apparently under control, UW players and coaches must now deal with the lengthy layoff

UW linebacker Jack Sanborn on the extended time off: “The last two weeks definitely have been rough. This kind of year, it seems like it is normal." → Read More

Badgers, idle for a second consecutive week, drop three spots to No. 14 in the Amway coaches poll

UW is set to face unranked Michigan this week in Ann Arbor. The Badgers haven't played since Oct. 23, when they routed Illinois in the opener. → Read More

Badgers resume limited conditioning work on the field as number of active coronavirus cases drops to 14 from 27

UW had 27 active coronavirus cases on Tuesday, including 15 players and 12 staffers. As of Saturday, those numbers are 14 total cases (nine/five). → Read More

UW secures commitment from Ohio wide receiver who had offers from Michigan, Michigan State and other Big Ten schools

Wide receiver Markus Allen, who committed to UW on Friday, caught 60 passes for 884 yards and 14 touchdowns in eight games this season. → Read More