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Aaron Witt joins Badgers' 2020 class after previously committing to Iowa and Minnesota
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Aaron Witt joins Badgers' 2020 class after previously committing to Iowa and Minnesota

Paul Chryst on sidelines 2018, State Journal generic file photo

Wisconsin Head Coach Paul Chryst on the sidelines against BYU at Camp Randall Stadium on Saturday Sept. 15, 2018.

University of Wisconsin football recruit Aaron Witt already has made a couple of enemies in the Big Ten West Division.

Witt, a 6-foot-5, 230-pound defensive end from Winona, Minnesota, orally committed to the Badgers on Monday night. He’s the 14th known commitment in UW’s 2020 recruiting class.

A three-star recruit, Witt had 18 tackles for loss, seven sacks, four forced fumbles and an interception as a junior last season, according to the Winona Daily News.

The recruiting process has been, well, eventful for Witt.

He originally committed to Minnesota last November but changed his mind in May. After a visit to Iowa in June, he committed to the Hawkeyes.

But Witt changed his mind again and went with the Badgers.

While Witt is listed as a defensive end, he could play outside linebacker at UW, according to



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Aubrey, a Sun Prairie native, was at Camp Randall Stadium last September as UW’s special guest for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. Just a few weeks earlier, she had been diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a cancer that originates in the lymphatic system.

Wilder met Aubrey while his teammates were going through pregame warmups. He listened to her story and couldn’t help but be impressed by her positive attitude. He walked away feeling a connection with her.

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