Badgers dismissed RB Jalen Berger from football program


FILE – Wisconsin running back Jalen Berger (8) rushes in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game against Michigan in Ann Arbor, Mich., in this Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020, file photo. Wisconsin’s run-oriented tradition coaxed former NFL assistant Gary Brown into the college ranks after a bout with cancer caused him to spend a year away from the game. The Badgers’ new running backs coach wants to get Wisconsin back among the nation’s elite rushing attacks as he mentors a group returning Berger and adding Clemson transfer Chez Mellusi and freshman Braelon Allen. (AP Photo/Tony Ding, File)

(WFRV) – The Wisconsin Badgers and Head Coach Paul Chryst announced Sunday the football program is dismissing redshirt freshman running back Jalen Berger.

The former four-star recruit carried the ball 84 times for 389 yards and scored three touchdowns in seven career appearances for Wisconsin.

The reasoning is unknown.

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