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Picking the Right Spot

Picking the Right Spot

While the scholarship offers didn't reflect it, Ethan Hemer thought of himself as a Division 1 athlete. When Wisconsin presented him with a walk-on opportunity, Hemer took it, and has taken advantage of it by providing depth at the defensive tackle position.

MADISON - Ethan Hemer was simply looking to get better as a football player. He studied his opportunities for both scholarships and walk-ons, looking at the programs, the facilities and, most importantly, the players. Playing high school football only three hours from Madison, Hemer knew that four senior defensive tackles – Dan Cascone, Jordan Hein, Dan Moore and Jeff Stehle – would certainly...

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