P.J. Rosowski and Aaron Moesch represent different sports and skill sets. But they've shared similar challenges academically as double-majors and athletically as walk-ons.
Make that former walk-ons.
Although neither saw it coming, and it was presented in different ways, Rosowski, 21, and Moesch, 22, had the same reaction to finally going on scholarship. They both got emotional.
Rosowski, a kickoff specialist and back-up punter, found out in a more conventional manner during a team meeting at the conclusion of Wisconsin's preseason training camp.
"At the end of the meeting, Coach (Paul) Chryst said, 'We have one more thing to announce … P.J. Rosowski is on scholarship,'" recounted Rosowski, a redshirt junior from Stoughton.
"It was very casual but it was definitely Coach Chryst's style. Every player was there (at the meeting) so that made it really special. I don't think there's a better way to do it honestly."
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