Found August 30, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. The final piece to the Wisconsin football depth chart puzzle has been solved at least temporarily.Badgers coach Bret Bielema said following Thursday's practice that junior Zac Matthias would start at right guard during Wisconsin's season opener against Northern Iowa on Saturday at Camp Randall Stadium. Matthias, a 6-foot-5, 320-pounder from Hemlock, Mich., edged out sophomore Kyle Costigan for the starting nod. Both players had been listed among the team's first stringers on the depth chart released Monday.Matthias underwent back surgery and wasn't cleared until the final weeks of spring practice, which limited his development. But he came on strong during fall camp to overtake both Costigan and Robert Burge, who now is listed as the backup right tackle. Matthias has played in 18 career games at Wisconsin and appeared in nine games last season, mostly on special teams.But just because Matthias is the starter doesn't mean other players won't se...
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