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Wisconsin Football Welcomes Back an Elite Big Ten Wide Receiver

Related Topics: Will Pauling, Big Ten Conference

Last offseason, Luke Fickell and the Wisconsin Badgers football program tapped heavily into the transfer portal, bringing in a large group of players to reshape the roster with personnel that better fit their new direction.

Redshirt junior wide receiver Will Pauling was one of those transfer additions. While it may not have received a ton of fanfare at the time, Pauling quickly established himself as one of the Badgers’ most impactful offensive weapons and enters 2024 as Wisconsin’s WR1.

According to Pro Football Focus, Pauling has the fifth-highest offensive grade (79.