The Wisconsin Badgers will have a new offensive look for 2023. The Badgers lost their 2022 starting quarterback, Graham Mertz, to the transfer portal last week. New head coach Luke Fickell recently brought in one of the top offensive coordinators in the country, Phil Longo. The move appeared to pacify some members of the Badgers’ offense who hit the portal but chose to remain in Madison. One offensive lineman recently delivered more transfer portal football news to the Badgers. According to Jesse Temple with The Athletic, Badgers fifth-year senior Michael Furtney chose to stay with the program.
Wisconsin offensive lineman Michael Furtney has withdrawn from the transfer portal, The Athletic has learned.
— Jesse Temple (@jessetemple) December 12, 2022
Micahel Furtney Forgoes Transfer Portal: Wisconsin Football Impact
Michael Furtney has a lot of experience on the Wisconsin offensive line. He has appeared in 31 games for the Badgers since he arrived on campus in 2018. The three-time Academic All-Big Ten athlete redshirted his freshman year. Furtney started eight games for the Badgers this season and played in all 12 contests. He will have one more year of eligibility due to the Covid-19 waiver.
More news from the transfer portal will hit Wisconsin Football, so stay tuned here at Wisconsin Sports Heroics for the latest.