Photo gallery A festival of Badger fans and players

August 3, 2018

With the college football season coming up soon, the Wisconsin Badgers held a Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1. The free, annual outreach event provides thousands of Badger fans of all ages with an opportunity to meet Wisconsin football team players up close, receive free team posters and have sports memorabilia autographed.

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Badger fan "Junior" poses with, from left to right, Donte Burton (4), Reggie Pearson (3), Izayah Green-May (50), Jaylan Franklin (42), and Taj Mustapha (81). Photo by: Jeff Miller

A young fan looks on as Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook (12) signs a football.

A young fan looks on as Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook (12) signs a football. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Wisconsin outside linebacker Tyler Biadasz (61) poses for a photo with mother Nicole Fritz and her children Leani (being held), J.R., and Daisy. Leani has spinal muscular atrophy and is a patient at the American Family Children's Hospital at UW-Madison.

Wisconsin outside linebacker Tyler Biadasz (61) poses for a photo with mother Nicole Fritz and her children Leani (being held), J.R., and Daisy. Leani has spinal muscular atrophy and is a patient at the American Family Children's Hospital at UW-Madison. Photo by: Jeff Miller

A player's large hands  dwarf a novelty helmet as he signs it.

A player's large hands dwarf a novelty helmet as he signs it. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Players sign autographs, and meet, Badger fans.

Players sign autographs, and meet, Badger fans. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Badger fans line up to collect autographs  from a number of varsity Wisconsin football players.

Badger fans line up to collect autographs from a number of varsity Wisconsin football players. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Ryan Koch takes a picture of his children Mason, 4, and Kaylie, 8, sitting on the motion W logo at center field during Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1.

Ryan Koch takes a picture of his children Mason, 4, and Kaylie, 8, sitting on the motion W logo at center field during Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Badger fans dot the field during Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1.

Badger fans dot the field during Football Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 1. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Clockwise from left, Dave, Val, Vin and Nat Schroeder pose for a family photo on the field at Camp Randall Stadium.

Clockwise from left, Dave, Val, Vin and Nat Schroeder pose for a family photo on the field at Camp Randall Stadium. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Player signatures adorn a young fan's jersey.

Player signatures adorn a young fan's jersey. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Isabella Stevens, 5, looks up in awe as she tries on shoulder pads and a helmet.

Isabella Stevens, 5, looks up in awe as she tries on shoulder pads and a helmet. Photo by: Jeff Miller

A young fan carries an autographed football.

A young fan carries an autographed football. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Wisconsin nose tackle Olive Sagapolu (99) signs a fan's shirt.

Wisconsin nose tackle Olive Sagapolu (99) signs a fan's shirt. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Football coach Paul Chryst signs Amia Riddle-Corey's book, The Lorax.

Football coach Paul Chryst signs Amia Riddle-Corey's book, The Lorax. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Bucky Badger and two cheerleaders welcome a young fan.

Bucky Badger and two cheerleaders welcome a young fan. Photo by: Jeff Miller

Young fans collect an autograph from tight end Kyle Penniston during Football Family Fun Day.

Young fans collect an autograph from tight end Kyle Penniston during Football Family Fun Day. Photo by Beeki Gurung

Head football coach Paul Chryst 
poses for a picture with young fans.

Head football coach Paul Chryst poses for a picture with young fans. Photo by Beeki Gurung

Badger fans dot the field during Football Family Fun Day.

Badger fans dot the field during Football Family Fun Day. Photo by Beeki Gurung

A woman photographs children playing in the field.

A woman photographs children playing in the field. Photo by Beeki Gurung

Wisconsin nose tackle Bryson Williams (91) autographs a fan's poster.

Wisconsin nose tackle Bryson Williams (91) autographs a fan's poster. Photo by Beeki Gurung

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