The Football Transfer Window is Now Open. When Does it Close and What Will Badgers Do?

Everything you need to know about the spring transfer window.
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The spring transfer window opens today and many new names will be entered into the portal. The window has been closed since January, but will now remain open for two weeks, closing again on April 30th. Any players choosing to transfer are entered into the portal database and schools are free to contact them at any point after. So what does that mean for Wisconsin?

A few players have already taken advantage and put their names into the portal. Backup quarterback Nick Evers and edge T.J. Bollers have both announced their intentions to enter. Evers saw the writing on the wall of a two player battle for the starting position and found himself on the outside looking in. Bollers has tried both linebacker and defensive end for the Badgers but didn’t seem to find a good fit at either.

We can expect some other players to also enter the portal before the window closes but who exactly remains to be seen. The good thing is, it opens up opportunities for the Badgers to bring in transfers of their own. Filling some needs on the defensive line come to mind. Fickell and his staff did some solid work in the early portal, bringing in Tyler Van Dyke and Tawee Walker to name a few, but to avoid another 7-6 season will need to get back on that grind to bring in new talent.

The next two weeks should see plenty of action, with Badgers both coming and going. The team is really only completely set at quarterback and running back, so any other position group could be fair game to target. Let’s just hope no key pieces decide their time in Madison is over.