Report: Logan Brown Entering Transfer Portal Is Because Of An Altercation At Practice

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Wisconsin offensive lineman Logan Brown announced on Wednesday that he was entering the transfer portal. However, officials with knowledge of the situation have reported that the reason for Brown’s departure from the school is the result of interim head coach Jim Leonhard dismissing him from the team.

The updated transfer rules give student-athletes 30 days to enter the transfer portal in the event of a change in coaching. Wisconsin fired former head coach Paul Chryst on October 2nd. On early Thursday morning, the interim head coach disclosed his reason for releasing Brown via Zoom call. Leonhard stated that a physical altercation took place between Brown and another teammate during practice. Brown is accused of striking his teammate first.

“The reality of what happened is that there was an internal incident here within the program and Logan Brown was dismissed from the program. It was not a choice. He was dismissed from the program,” Leonhard said.

When announcing his departure, Brown thanked the University of Wisconsin and the Badgers football team for the time he got to spend with them. The announcement was kept brief by the redshirt junior.

“To Wisconsin Football, thank you for the opportunity for the last four years. I will be entering the transfer portal and will be continuing my academic and football career elsewhere,” he said.

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