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Badgers positional preview: Cornerbacks

  This is the eighth in a series of 11 previews leading up to the Wisconsin football team's Aug. 4 start of practice. You can find the entire series here. Today's position: Cornerbacks Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: Sojourn Shelton (sophomore), Darius Hillary (redshirt junior) Key backups: Devin Gaulden (redshirt junior), T.J. Reynard (junior), Terrance Floyd...
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July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 16: Darius Hillary

  Wisconsin Badgers beat writer Jesse Temple will be analyzing the 25 most important players to the Badgers' success in the 2014 season. Check back each weekday to see the latest player on the list. You can find every report here. Note: This is not a list of the team's 25 best players or a series about past success, but rather which of them means the most to how Wisconsin...
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May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

What to look for as Badgers head into spring practice

What to look for as Badgers head into spring practice A new era of college football begins this fall as the BCS is no more and the top four teams will now compete in a playoff to determine the National Champion. Teams have already begun gathering for spring practice and the Wisconsin Badgers begin their spring camp Wednesday. The Badgers head into their 2014 season with holes in...
March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Wisconsin's secondary much improved against Purdue

MADISON, Wis. -- Darius Hillary figured he'd see a few back-shoulder throws on the sideline and maybe watch Purdue test his fellow defensive backs with deep balls. He was sure the Boilermakers had watched enough film from last week's Arizona State game to try to replicate that success. Neither of those developments occurred during No. 24 Wisconsin's 41-10 victory on...
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September 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Bridging the Gap

Question marks have surrounded the cornerback position since both of Wisconsin's starters graduated following the 2013 Rose Bowl. After playing in every game last season, sophomore Darius Hillary is ready to step in and pick up the slack.
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

UW secondary lacking experience, not courage

MADISON, Wis. If you do the math, it isn't difficult to spot Wisconsin's perceived weak link in the defense as the 2013 football season approaches. Six of the Badgers' front seven will be back. One of the Badgers' back four returns. When opponents study the tape, they're sure to salivate at the prospect of facing an inexperienced secondary. But Badgers safety...
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April 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Any Way Possible

Darius Hillary has always found a way to get on the field more and more, a trait that dates back to high school. So when the Wisconsin coaching staff moved him from cornerback to free safety in order for him to get on the field quicker, the redshirt freshman jumped at the opportunity.
August 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Bielema talks UW on Media Day

Addressing the position changes of Darius Hillary to safety and Derek Watt to fullback, the issues surrounding the quarterback position and Montee Ball and the potential transfer of Joe Brennan, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema covered a lot of ground in his media day news conference.
August 12, 2012  |  Discuss

The Freshman Fifteen - Darius Hillary

One of three scholarship cornerbacks in the 2011 recruiting class, Darius Hillary is a true athlete that could play a number of positions, if needed, for the Badgers. Badger Nation gets to know the freshman wide receiver a little better in our popular feature.
November 23, 2011  |  Discuss
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