In a Badger Nation exclusive, former Badger Lance Smith talks about leaving Wisconsin, the misconceptions surrounding him and how much he's looking forward to his fresh start in Memphis.
September 5, 2008
With Wisconsin football opening up its 2008 fall camp in preparation for the season opener August 30th against Akron, Badger Nation opens up the mailbag an answers the pressing questions involving the Badgers. Today, we answer your running back questions.
From issues about Lance Smith, the report from the injury front and the maturation of Daven Jones, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema had plenty to smile about after the Badgers wrapped their first practice of the fall season.
With more troubles plaguing Lance Smith, causing him to be suspended from the team before fall camp began, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema and Smith himself agree that a change of scenery is in order for the junior running back.
Although the Lance Smith issue was prominent Thursday night, Wisconsin head coach Bret Bielema had plenty of good news to report on the injury front, on sidelined wide receivers coach Henry Mason and who might be his starting quarterback August 30.
With four healthy running backs all bringing a dfferent talent to the table, Wisconsin's backfield was the most impressive position during the 2008 spring camp.
Dusting off the lens one more time, Badger Nation's senior photo editor documents the annual UW Spring Game.
With a healthy P.J. Hill, a multi-tooled Lance Smith and a physical John Clay all showcasing their talents Saturday, the Wisconsin running backs showed why they have one of the deepest backfields in the nation.