From Beaver Dam to Madison

Bill Rentmeester weighs his options and has decided to play his college football for the Badgers.

Beaver Dam, Wisconsin fullback Bill Rentmeester was named honorable mention all-state in 2003. Several small schools were interested in Rentmeester's services but he's decided that he wants to play his college football in the Big Ten.

"I'm going to Madison," said Rentmeester. "I looked at all my options and decided that I wanted to play for the Badgers.

Was Rentmeester offered a scholarship?

"I'm going to walk-on next year and I've been guaranteed a scholarship in 2005. That's the deal the coaches made with me.

"I'm going to be on the team next year, I just won't be on scholarship."

Bill Rentmeester rushed for rushed for 1,462 yards and 20 touchdowns as a senior. He'll play fullback for Barry Alvarez and the Badgers.

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