Hornibrook leaves Wisconsin football team

MADISON, Wisc. (www.uwbadgers.com) Quarterback Alex Hornibrook has decided to leave the Badgers football team, head coach Paul Chryst announced on Wednesday..

“Alex informed us of his decision to leave the team earlier today,” Chryst said. “He contributed to a lot of our recent success and we want to thank him for all he did for our program. We wish him the best of luck," he told www.uwbadgers.com.

Hornibrook went 26-6 in three seasons as starter for Wisconsin, including a 20-4 record in Big Ten games. His .813 winning percentage is the best of any quarterback in program history. He started nine games as a junior last season, throwing for 1,532 yards and 13 touchdowns.

Hornibrook ranks in a tie for third all-time at Wisconsin in touchdown passes (47), fourth in completion percentage (60.5%) and fifth in passing yards (5,438).