Hornibrook Leaving UW Football Program

Wisconsin quarterback Alex Hornibrook is transferring after three seasons as the starter. Coach Paul Chryst said Hornibrook told the Wisconsin staff Wednesday that he planned to leave the team. Hornibrook started 32 games for Wisconsin and ranks third in school history in touchdown passes (47) and fifth in yards passing (5,438). Hornibrook missed four games last season with a concussion, and passed for 1,532 yards with 13 touchdowns and 11 interceptions.The Badgers have four scholarship quarterbacks left, but only one with significant experience. Junior Jack Coan played five games last year and passed for 515 yards and five touchdowns. Graham Mertz, a four-star freshman, has enrolled early.