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Thousands of Fans pack Camp Randall for Family Day

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The Badgers kick off their 2016 season officially, Monday morning with their first practice at Camp Randall, but for the fans the season starts with the badger's annual Football Family Fun  Day that took place on Sunday at Camp Randall.

An estimated 7,000 fans waited in line for autographs and meet and greets with their favorite Badgers. The players will tell you events like this give them an opportunity to interact with the fans during the season.

"To have them be able to see our personalities because we have helmets on all of the time. It's fun to talk to people, especially the little kids, having us sign stuff for them. So it's always fun."  Said senior running back Dare Ogunbowale.

It's a busy rest of the month for the Badgers, starting with their first practice on Monday. Fall camp runs through the next two weeks leading up to the season opener against LSU on September 3rd at Lambeau Field.

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