Originally written on Madtown Badgers  |  Last updated 3/31/12
After a small break for basketball and the Danny O'Brien coverage we're back to previewing the Badgers by position group for Spring Football.  Today we take a look at what is one of the two deepest positions on the Badger roster and that's the defensive line.   2011 started off great for this relatively young bunch, but an injury to David Gilbert knocked them down a bit.  Thankfully Brendan Kelly came on and played excellent.  In the middle there wasn't a huge standout besides Patrick Butrym mainly due to the youth overall, but there was a huge amount of depth and because of that the coaches rotated a lot in the middle and it paid off as the Badgers defense was one of the better ones in the Big Ten.   The only thing that they struggled with a bit was against the run, where they ranked 6th in the Big Ten.  Not bad, but also not great and in 2012 it should be expected that this young and improving group will only get better against the run while also getting even better with the pas...
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