J.J. Watt, Frank Kaminsky and other Wisconsin greats wish Badgers luck against Ohio State

Badgers Nation is getting ready for Wisconsin’s Big Ten Championship game against Ohio State on Saturday. That includes some former Badgers legends.

J.J. Watt, Frank Kaminsky and other sent well wishes to the football team in a video Tweeted out Friday afternoon. Check out what they had to say:

Watt, who recorded 62 tackles and seven sacks as a sophomore in 2010, has established himself as one of the NFL’s dominant defensive ends since getting drafted by the Houston Texans with the 11th overall pick in the 2011 NFL Draft. He’s gone to play seven seasons, with each of the past two cut short by injury, and been named to the Pro Bowl four times with.

“As a guy who played in the program, and talking to all the other guys in the program, it’s been an incredible year to watch you guys,” Watt said in the video. “We all take so much pride in what you’ve accomplished. You’ve done something that nobody’s ever done before. None of us have ever done it before.”

Wisconsin can achieve another program first this season in earning spot in the College Football Playoff. The Badgers sit at No. 4 in the current CFP rankings and are expected to earn a spot if they can beat Ohio State this weekend.

In addition to Watt and Kaminsky, a power forward for the Charlotte Hornets, five former Badgers field hockey players on the United States national team, long distance runner Mohammed Ahmed and Los Angeles Chargers running back Melvin Gordon offered their support for Wisconsin in the video.

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