We know the Badgers’ Big Ten contest against Nebraska is off, but plenty of uncertainties remain.

With team activities shut down and Saturday’s game at Nebraska canceled, the University of Wisconsin football team and its fans are in wait-and-see mode.

The Badgers — ranked ninth in the Associated Press Top 25 poll — are attempting to stop a COVID-19 outbreak within the program, one that prompted UW administrators to make the Badgers the first Big Ten Conference team to cancel a game this season.

No new information was released Friday by the UW athletics department, which said the program will provide further updates Saturday and that its players are being tested daily despite the shutdown.

With news regarding the Badgers’ COVID-19 outbreak changing by the day, here are answers to some frequently asked questions about the outbreak and what lies ahead for the Badgers:


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