Wisconsin OL Dietzen retires from football

Wisconsin offensive lineman Jon Dietzen announced Monday that he is retiring from football, citing numerous injuries throughout his career.”This was not an easy decision, as I have enjoyed every second of my football career, especially those as a Wisconsin Badger,” Dietzen wrote on Twitter. “It was an opportunity of a lifetime to be part of the Wisconsin football team and to be able to call myself a Wisconsin offensive lineman. I will always cherish my time at this university.”Dietzen is forgoing his fifth-year senior season. He has had surgery on both hips and also suffered from ankle and other injuries.