Found September 12, 2012 on Fox Sports Wisconsin:
MADISON, Wis. A bout with mononucleosis shelved Michael Trotter's first season as a Wisconsin football player before it started. A pulled hamstring slowed Trotter's second season and never allowed him a fair shake to consistently see the field. Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema thought so highly of Trotter that, without illness or injury, he could have seen significant playing time in either season.Instead, Trotter waited. And waited.Now a redshirt sophomore in his third season with the program, Trotter's opportunity has finally arrived. He'll start at strong safety during Saturday's game against Utah State, filling in for Shelton Johnson, who broke his right arm a week ago. "I've been waiting for this for a while," Trotter said. "I'm excited. I'm not letting it get to me. I'm just ready to play football."Last week, Trotter saw his first extensive action after Johnson injured himself against Oregon State. Trotter was on the field f...

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MADISON, Wis. It appears there is an outside chance Wisconsin wide receiver Jared Abbrederis could return to play for Saturday's game against Utah State.That's the word from Badgers coach Bret Bielema, who said Abbrederis' status is "still up in the air." Abbrederis suffered a chest contusion and mild concussion during Wisconsin's 10-7 loss to Oregon State...

UW handles concussions with strict protocol

MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin defensive tackle Ethan Hemer stood on the practice field two years ago overcome with an intense feeling of sadness that he could not explain. All he knew was it began after his head hit the turf during a football drill. It wasn't until later that Hemer realized he'd suffered a concussion. "It's really hard to explain," Hemer said....

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After a somewhat dull week one in college football, were people upset in week two?  Well the spoiler to that is yes, and man, were they big.  With that said here is what we learned in week two in the world of college football. The Big Ten should not go out west for a long, long time: The saving graces for the Big Ten on Saturday were Ohio State beating UCF, Michigan barely...

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