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Wisconsin has a change in its special teams depth chart entering Iowa week

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Wisconsin has a change in its special teams depth chart entering Iowa week

Wisconsin kick returner Devin Chandler entered the transfer portal after the team’s victory over Army last week. The news came Monday afternoon, so Wisconsin had already released its depth chart for the contest at Purdue.

Both wide receiver Chimere Dike and cornerback Faion Hicks returned kicks for the Badgers on Saturday. Dike took two kicks back for 34 total yards and a 17-yard average. Hicks’ only return was a fair catch.

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Wisconsin’s special teams depth chart for Saturday’s game against Iowa sees a change at that position:

Punter: Andy Vujnovich

Wisconsin punter Andy Vujnovich punts during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Iowa, Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020, in Iowa City, Iowa. AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall

Kicker: Collin Larsh

Oct. 23, 2021; West Lafayette, Indiana; Wisconsin Badgers place kicker Collin Larsh (19) makes a field goal during the game at Ross-Ade Stadium. Robert Goddin-USA TODAY Sports

Kickoffs: Jack Van Dyke

Kelli Steffes, UW Athletics

Long Snapper: Peter Bowden

Sept. 21, 2019; Madison, Wisconsin; A Wisconsin Badgers helmet sits on the sidelines during the game against the Michigan Wolverines at Camp Randall Stadium. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Holder: Conor Schlichting

Oct. 6, 2018; Madison; Wisconsin Badgers helmets sit on the sidelines during the game against the Nebraska Cornhuskers at Camp Randall Stadium. Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Punt Returner: Dean Engram

Kelli Steffes, UW Athletics

Backup: Jack Dunn

Kick Returner: Chimere Dike

Wide receiver Chimere Dike #13 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs up the field during the first half between linebacker Nick Niemann #49 and defensive back Riley Moss #33 of the Iowa Hawkeyes at Kinnick Stadium on Dec. 12, 2020 in Iowa City, Iowa. Matthew Holst/Getty Images

Backup: Faion Hicks

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Wisconsin has a change in its special teams depth chart entering Iowa week