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Aaron Rodgers Expected Behind Wisconsin Bench For Sweet 16 Game vs. Florida At Madison Square Garden

A closeup of Aaron Rodgers in his Green Bay Packers helmet

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - OCTOBER 15: Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers warms up before a game against the Minnesota Vikings on October 15, 2017 at US Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Wisconsin faces off against Florida in the Sweet 16 on Friday night, and noted Badgers fan Aaron Rodgers is expected to be in the building.

According to ESPN's Andy Katz, Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers will likely be behind the Badgers bench when the team tips off against the Gators at Madison Square Garden on Friday night.

Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers is expected to be sitting behind the Wisconsin bench for the Badgers Sweet 16 game against Florida Friday night at Madison Square Garden, per UW. Rodgers, who went to Cal, has become a big fan of Wisconsin during his tenure with the Packers.

Rodgers was a notable attendee in the stands, and occasionally on the court and in the locker room, during the Badgers' back-to-back Final Four runs in 2014 and 2015.

Wisconsin knocked off No. 1 overall seed Villanova in the Round of 32, and advances to the second weekend as a No. 8 seed. Now, the Badgers are just a 1.5-point underdog to the No. 4 Gators, and just two games away from a third Final Four. We're sure the cameras will manage to find Rodgers a few times during the game.

No one tell Dennis Dodd.