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Badgers Football: A recap of Wisconsin's first spring scrimmage Friday

Wisconsin closed out its second week of spring practice with a scrimmage Friday night.

MADISON – And on the seventh day, Wisconsin scrimmaged.

Approaching the midpoint of Wisconsin’s 15 spring practice schedule, the Badgers used their seventh practice for their first scrimmage of spring inside the McClain Center and got flashes from both their offensive and defensive units.

“I thought guys did a good job of coming back from spring break and it’s been a good week,” head coach Paul Chryst said after practice. “I thought we got some stuff done. We played a lot more situational football and ton of things to build on that were good, but a lot of those controllable procedure penalties and formation penalties. Those are things we just got to clean up.

“Every time with spring football, it’s great opportunities to learn, great opportunities to get better and I think there are a number of guys that are taken advantage of that.”

Redshirt sophomore Alex Hornibrook had the best day out of the quarterbacks, starting off hot early in 7-on-7 drills prior to the scrimmage with long completions to wide receiver Jazz Peavy and tight end Troy Fumagalli, the latter one hitting the redshirt senior in stride.

During the scrimmage portion, in which referees attended and first down chains were used, Hornibrook looked ...

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