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Admitting that he had struggled through his first three seasons at Wisconsin, redshirt junior linebacker A.J. Fenton has found his rhythm, turning in the best stretch of practices in his tenure to put him in the mix for a starting linebacker spot.
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MADISON, Wis. When Devin Smith straps on his football gear and jogs through the Camp Randall Stadium tunnel to practice this spring, he can't help but feel like a real life character from the movie Groundhog Day.
He is a senior-to-be, preparing for his final season in a Wisconsin uniform, reliving the exact same scenario he encountered at this time a year ago.
MADISON, Wis. As glamour positions go in football, tight end does not exactly rank near the top of the charts. Wisconsin's Jacob Pedersen only made it look that way with how effortlessly he caught touchdown passes inside the red zone last season.
Pedersen, a 6-foot-4, 242-pound redshirt junior from Menominee, Mich., tied for the second-best mark among tight ends in the country...
Kevin Zeitler/OG/Wisconsin: Really impressive prospect. Flashes dominance in both run blocking and pass protection. Fantastic sense of when and how to help in combination blocks. Seamlessly switches between defenders when faced with stunts or when moving from the line to the second level. Sprung so many big runs simply because he took the defensive [...]
The a bengals traded down with the Patriots and selected guard Kevin Zeitler from Wisconsin. Zeitler is an excellent run blocker. However, the consensus seems to be that he is a bit of a reach in round one.
Far be it from the Bengals to make a poor decision….
Although his Wisconsin tenure has been plagued with a dislocated elbow, torn ACL and busted knee cap, junior defensive end Pat Muldoon has put his past behind him. More importantly, he's looking at being a key figure in what could be a very deep defensive line rotation in 2012.