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Stocco returning to Badgers

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Former Badgers quarterback John Stocco is returning to the university. He has been hired as Director of Development in the athletics department. According to a press release, Stocco will focus on "prospect identification, cultivation and solicitation of major gifts to fund student-athlete scholarships and capital projects."

Stocco was a three-year starter for the Badgers. He has the second-highest win percentage of any starting quarterback in school history. He is third in school history in career passing yards, passing touchdowns, completions and attempts. He previously spent four years as the Athletic Director at Chicago Bulls College Prep, a high school in Chicago.

The school also announced the hiring of Derek Steinbach. The former UW track and field athlete will be the Director of Development for Premium Seating and Major Gifts.

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