MADISON, Wis. Scan Wisconsin's entire 113-man football roster, and not one player comes close to matching the diminutive stature of 5-foot-8, 170-pound wide receiver Kenzel Doe.
Backup defensive backs stand 5-11. Even the team's starting place kicker is 6-1, 193 pounds.
But Doe possesses several qualities that make him stand out in a crowd.
"Small guy but big heart," Badgers running back Montee Ball said. "He brings it every day in practice. I kept telling him, 'Keep doing what you're doing in practice and it'll show up in the game.' And it has."
Doe, a sophomore, was responsible for perhaps the biggest play of last Saturday's game against Utah State, returning a third-quarter punt 82 yards for a touchdown. The play trimmed Wisconsin's deficit to 14-10 and swung momentum back in the Badgers' favor. Wisconsin went on to snatch a 16-14 come-from-behind victory.
"It was really good for his confidence to kind of keep building him up, and it was a shot in the arm that we n...