Practice brief, April 15

Quick notes on the Badgers' pre-spring game walk through Friday afternoon

The UW football team completed its final practice before Saturday's spring game with a non-contact workout. The annual Cardinal and White game is set for 1 p.m. at Madison La Follette High School's Lussier Stadium.

The format for the first quarter of the contest will be standard, with the clock stopping as usual. However, the game clock will continuously run for the final three quarters. The White team, made up of the team's backups, will be given a 14-0 advantage to start the contest.

Friday's practice featured non-contact scrimmaging, two-minute drill simulations and positional drills. Players were not in pads.

The workout served as a showcase for starter John Stocco, with no pass rush as a result of the non-contact format. Stocco spread the ball all over the field and made sharp, precise passes throughout the practice.

The junior completed a deep post to Brandon Williams early in the day for a long gain. The pair hooked up again during the two-minute drill for a touchdown, with Williams making a sliding catch in the end zone.

Stocco also made nice throws on out patterns to tight ends Owen Daniels and Jason Pociask and wide receiver Paul Hubbard. Sophomore wideout Jarvis Minton also made several nice grabs.

Sophomore Tyler Donovan had an up and down day, with a highlight coming in two-minute drill work on a deep corner route to wide receiver Marcus Randle-El.

Kraig Urbik and Danny Kaye split time at right tackle with the first team.

On the defensive side, the sophomore duo of Kurt Ware and Brandon Kelly made nice plays along the line of scrimmage. Ware batted down a pass, while Kelly actually intercepted an attempt.

Linebacker Jammar Crane also made a nice leaping interception.

Defensive backs Jack Ikegwuonu and Zach Hampton continued their solid spring campaigns, each breaking up passes.

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