When is 'Jump Around' during Wisconsin Badgers football games?

College football has many time-honored traditions and Wisconsin is no different.

Wisconsin Badgers football games are known just as much for "Jump Around" as they are for fans witnessing star running backs year in and year out at Camp Randall Stadium.

Here are some basics you need to know about "Jump Around" and its connection to Wisconsin football games.

When does "Jump Around" take place during Wisconsin football games?

It occurs before the fourth quarter begins.

What happens when "Jump Around" comes over the speakers?

It's simple. People jump around, raise their hands in the air and Camp Randall shakes as the catchy tune plays with its distinctive horns in the background.

Who sings "Jump Around?"

The American hip hop group House of Pain. DJ Muggs produced the song.

When was "Jump Around" released?

The song was released in 1992 and made House of Pain a household name.

Was "Jump Around" a hit song?

Yes, the song was nominated for a Grammy Award for best rap performance by a duo or group. It peaked at No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 in the United States. The song was No. 24 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of the 1990s

When did "Jump Around" first play at Camp Randall Stadium?

"Jump Around" was first played at a Badgers football game against Purdue at Camp Randall Stadium in 1998 during a homecoming game Oct. 10, as the late Meg Jones recounted in this 2019 report. Ryan Sondrup, a former player on the team who was given the assignment to play music during lulls in the action, first put the song on the loudspeakers. It's been played after the third quarter ever since, with the exception of one time due to construction at the stadium.

Do the Wisconsin players participate in "Jump Around?"

Yes, many Badgers players are often seen on the sideline raising their hands and head bobbing to the music.

Contact Christopher Kuhagen at 262-446-6634 or at christopher.kuhagen@jrn.com. Follow him on Twitter at @ckuhagen and our newsroom Instagram accounts at MyCommunityNow and Lake Country Now.

Our subscribers make this reporting possible. Please consider supporting local journalism by subscribing to the Journal Sentinel at jsonline.com/deal.

DOWNLOAD THE APP: Get the latest news, sports and more

This article originally appeared on Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: 'Jump Around' at Wisconsin football games played before fourth quarter