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WISCONSIN SPORTS BRIEFS: UW grids ranked No. 23 preseason coaches poll

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MADISON - Gary Andersen will start his football coaching tenure at the University of Wisconsin with a nationally-ranked team. The USA Today pre-season coaches’ poll ranked the Badgers at No. 23, after they played in their third consecutive Rose Bowl in January.


Defending national champion Alabama is No. 1 in the new poll. Ohio State is second, after going 12-0 last fall under new coach Urban Meyer. The Badgers will play at Ohio State on September 28th.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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