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Wisconsin football game vs. Nebraska canceled amid COVID outbreak

Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst congratulates his team after a touchdown against Illinois on Oct. 23. Uwgrid24 4

The Wisconsin football game against Nebraska has been canceled this Saturday.

The Wisconsin football team has canceled their game this Saturday with Nebraska. It was announced that the Badgers would shut down all team-related activities for at least seven days.

Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez made the announcement.

“We have said from the beginning that the health and safety of our student-athletes, coaches and staff members comes first,” Alvarez said. “Over the past several days we have seen a rising number of student-athletes and staff contract the virus.