8,569 Badger fans gathered in Camp Randall Stadium on a sunny Saturday afternoon to watch Wisconsin's annual spring football game and witnessed the White squad defeat the Cardinal team 30-17.
The White squad was spotted 20 points to open the game. 1:40 into the game the Cardinal team's Anthony Davis scored on a 47-yard run. The Cardinal squad scored another touchdown with 56 seconds left in the half when quarterback Matt Schabert completed a 26-yard pass to sophomore receiver Brandon White.
The lone score of the second half came with 3:03 left in the third quarter as defensive back Levonne Rowan intercepted a pass and ran it back 55 yards for the white team's only touchdown.
Jerone Pettus led all rushers with 73 yards on seven carries for the Cardinal squad. The leading receiver for the Cardinal squad was White, who caught three passes for 51 yards and a touchdown.
The leading rusher for the White team was Phillip fuller with 45 yards on 13 carries. Byron Brown was the game's leading receiver, grabbing six passes for 64 yards.
Head coach Barry Alvarez was pleased with the team's performance. Some questions about the upcoming season were answered by the team's performance, which helped him to isolate a few things the team needs to work on. Alvarez is confident in quarterback Jim Sorgi's abilities as a player and a team leader.
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