Back to the Gonzaga Bulldogs Newsfeed

For ex-Badgers star Joe Schobert, a whirlwind 10 days: Fatherhood, a new NFL team and quarantine

GREEN BAY — Joe Schobert considered the question and searched for the most diplomatic answer he could.

Certainly it’s been nice having Grandma and Grandpa to lend a helping hand with baby Simon, who was born on March 14. And his wife Megan’s parents have been generous in allowing the ex-University of Wisconsin linebacker to commandeer the basement of their Waukesha home and turn it into a makeshift gym so he can get his offseason workouts in.

But had Schobert known the COVID-19 crisis was going to force Wisconsinites to shelter-in-place for the next month, would he have agreed to move into his in-laws’ home while he was in-between NFL gigs?