Incredibly enough, the Wisconsin Badgers begin spring practice on March 9, a date quickly approaching that has been lost with the whirlwind surrounding the NFL Scouting Combine.
This spring, there will be more eyes on the Badgers because of the coaching change and several position battles that will take place because of both Gary Andersen's arrival and players lost to graduation or the NFL draft.
Just about everything is up for grabs now in Wisconsin, and while there are two early enrolled freshmen, most of the attention will be focused on the quarterback competition, as well as how the Badgers will make up for the loss of Montee Ball at running back.
A lot of players will be looking to make an impression on the new coaching staff, especially those trying to earn a starting spot—or hold on to one. Here are the five players with the most to gain in spring practices leading up to the spring game.