Abbrederis Finally Gets UW Scholarship

After playing a major role in the Badgers offense the past two seasons, Jared Abbrederis is finally getting what he came for at the University of Wisconsin: an athletic scholarship.

Abbrederis has been a walk-on for the Badgers program during the past two seasons.

Last year, he gained 814 receiving yards and was named an All-American honorable mention by Sports He also averaged 16.1 yards per punt return, which is second best all time at the University of Wisconsin. Abbrederis will be a redshirt junior next season.

Defensive tackle Ethan Hemer, who also became a starter this season, will get a scholarship this fall as well.