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Seattle Seahawks Russell Wilson announced as UW’s 2016 spring commencement speaker

MADISON, Wis. (CHANNEL 3000)-

University of Wisconsin-Madison officials announced that former Badger and current Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be the 2016 spring commencement speaker.

The announcement was made in a YouTube video that was posted Monday.

“UW-Madison has scored a big name commencement speaker for this spring’s ceremony,” the announcement said. “This orator has won points for his professional achievements in his field and is glad to be returning to a venue that holds so many positive memories for him.”

Spring commencement will be held at noon on May 14 at Camp Randall Stadium.

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