The Badgers released their official depth chart on Monday and at least two guys were disappointed enough with where they stood to leave the program. Manasseh Garner, a third-string WR, and Jameson Wright, who was so far down the chart he didn’t rate at all, will no longer be Wisconsin Badgers, having chosen to explore their transfer options.
“I met with Manasseh and Jameson and they both informed me they wanted to pursue their options of playing somewhere else,” coach Bret Bielema said. “In talking to them, I realized this was a tough decision for each of them because they enjoyed their time as Badgers but it was something they felt was in their best interests.”
Garner was once thought to have a shot at a prominent receiving role after years as a special teams player, but with the emergence of guys like Jordan Frederick, Kenzel Doe and Chase Hammond, he found himself the odd man out. Redshirt sophomore Wright had yet to see any action on the field with the Badgers and was never a factor in their plans.
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