Wisconsin TE Zander Neuville retires from football

Wisconsin Badgers tight end Zander Neuville is retiring from football, according to a post on Neuville's social media account on Wednesday.

Neuville cited injuries as the reason he is stepping away.

"Unfortunately, I have sustained another injury, one that means an end to my football career," wrote Neuville. "While this is disappointing, I am extremely grateful for the opportunity I had htis year and throughout my time at Wisconsin."

Neuville thanked coaches, trainers, staff, family, fans, and his hometown of Waupaca. He also indicated he will attend medical school next fall.

Neuville has been named Academic All-Big Ten four times and played in 42 games, including 14 starts.

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