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Football: Badgers forced to cancel game against Nebraska amid team COVID-19 outbreak

Several reports confirmed the matchup between the No. 9 University of Wisconsin football team and the Nebraska Cornhuskers in Lincoln scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 31 is canceled.

Just as Badger fans thought things couldn’t get any worse following the announcement of positive COVID-19 tests for quarterbacks Graham Mertz and Chase Wolf, four other players and six coaches tested positive for COVID-19, including Head Coach Paul Chryst, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

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The Badgers’ current test positivity rate passed the threshold set by the league (5%) that requires teams to stop regular practice and competition for a minimum of seven days.