Wisconsin football outside linebacker CJ Goetz is officially taking his talents to the NFL after six seasons with the Badgers.
On Thursday, the graduate linebacker announced in an Instagram post that he was entering his name into the NFL Draft.
“Ever since I was a kid, I have always dreamed of one day playing for Wisconsin,” Goetz wrote. “The last several years, I was able to accomplish my childhood dream. Thank you to Coach Chryst, Coach Haering, Coach Fickell, and Coach Mitchell for all the opportunities that you have provided me throughout my career.
“With that being said, I am blessed to announce that I am declaring for the 2024 NFL Draft. On Wisconsin!”
View this post on Instagram
Wisconsin Football Outside Linebacker CJ Goetz Enters NFL Draft
CJ Goetz initially joined the Wisconsin football program as a member of the 2018 recruiting class as a three-star prospect out of Catholic Memorial High School under then-Badgers coach Paul Chryst.
The 6-foot-3 outside linebacker appeared in 59 games during his career at UW, finishing with 149 tackles, 50 pressures, 25.5 TFLs, nine sacks, five pass deflections, one forced fumble, and an INT.
Goetz was a starter for the Wisconsin Badgers defense in the last two seasons, playing opposite Nick Herbig and Darryl Peterson, respectively.
Thank you for taking time out of your busy day to read our work at BadgerNotes.com. For more Wisconsin Badgers Athletics and Big Ten content, follow us on Twitter & Facebook. You can also subscribe to our YouTube Channel. For feedback, questions, or to apply for a writing position, please email our Publisher @DillonGraff at Dillon.T.Graff@gmail.com.
Also, be sure to check out our shop, subscribe to our newsletter, and the BadgerNotes After Dark podcast, which is available on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and all other streaming platforms. Because of your support, we have become one of the fastest-growing independent media outlets focused on giving a voice to the fans!
Wisconsin Football to Host Newly Offered 4-Star Running Back on Visit
Wisconsin Badgers Forward Serah Williams Dominates in Fourth Straight Win Over Minnesota
Wisconsin Basketball to Lean on Core Contributors Down the Stretch
Former Wisconsin Basketball Star Frank Kaminsky Inks New Deal
Wisconsin Football Student Section Was Embarrassing vs. Ohio State
Paul Chryst Emerging as Top Target for Big Ten Coaching Vacancy
FB Recruiting3 days ago
Wisconsin Football Recruiting Target Picks up Unfortunate Crystal Ball
Football3 days ago
Wisconsin Football Bolstered Its Secondary With a Top-Graded Transfer
FB Recruiting3 days ago
Source: Wisconsin Football Losing Ground in Pursuit of Top 150 Recruiting Target
Basketball4 days ago
High-Flying Dunk by AJ Storr Causes Social Media Buzz