Wisconsin’s latest ‘Dudes of the Week’ has a notable addition

Wisconsin strength coach Brady Collins released the program’s latest ‘Dudes of the Week’ on Saturday, this offseason’s fifth edition of the honor.

Included on the list: transfer OLB Leon Lowery, S Kamo’i Latu, transfer LB John Pius, DB Max Lofy, TE Mike Cerniglia, C Jake Renfro, RB Gideon Ituka, transfer WR Tyrell Henry, TE Riley Nowakowski, QB Nick Evers, DB Amare Snowden and veteran OLB Aaron Witt.

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We are focusing on the last addition: Aaron Witt — a talented outside linebacker who has played in just two games since Wisconsin’s Duke’s Mayo Bowl win over Wake Forest in December 2020.

The veteran defender’s only action came in the Badgers’ last two games of the 2023 season. He recorded just one tackle against LSU in Wisconsin’s narrow ReliaQuest Bowl loss.

For those who remember the Duke’s Mayo Bowl well, all we need is a hint that Witt may be healthy and effective entering the season. Because when he’s seen the field, this has happened:

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