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Yahoo Sports: Russell Wilson sacrifices baseball green, goodwill for Wisconsin, your new Big Ten favorite

Refill your mugs and cue up House of Pain, Wisconsin: As of this afternoon, ex-N.C. State star turned free-agent quarterback Russell Wilson is officially a Badger. Coach Bret Bielema confirmed Wilson's commitment to spend his final season of eligibility in Madison and expects his new recruit to compete for the starting job straightaway, pending his acceptance to graduate school and a waiver from the NCAA affirming his eligibility for the upcoming season. Mere formalities. For Wisconsin, the initial reaction is relief. There's a reason the Badgers wanted Wilson so badly: The competition to replace underrated senior Scott Tolzien in the ...

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