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DEREK LANDISCH RUMORS

Landisch making big plays for No. 17 Badgers' D

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Derek Landisch is developing a knack for being in the right place at the right time. Wisconsin has another playmaker emerging at linebacker with Big Ten play on the horizon. The in-state product has turned into a key piece on a defense that has provided a steady presence for the Badgers while the offense finds its way. ''I wouldn't say there's...
Via AP on Fox
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Landisch emerges as Badgers leader, pass-rushing threat

MADISON, Wis. -- In the span of one game, Wisconsin linebacker Derek Landisch has turned himself into a pass-rushing menace. But the roots of his breakthrough performance date back to well before he sacked Bowling Green quarterback James Knapke twice during Saturday's 68-17 victory. Over his four years in the program, Landisch has learned that talent and athleticism are not the...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Keeping pace: Badgers must slow quick-tempo Bowling Green offense

MADISON, Wis. -- Wisconsin linebacker Derek Landisch spent an hour watching and re-watching clips of Bowling Green's offense on his team-issued iPad Sunday night. He studied formations, played clips in slow motion and envisioned the way in which his defense would need to take calls from the sideline to keep pace. But really, the entire method simply could not do any justice to...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Landisch expected to start in opener for No. 14 Wisconsin

  Inside linebacker Derek Landisch is expected to start Saturday night when No. 14 Wisconsin faces No. 13 LSU in the season opener in Houston. Landisch strained his right hamstring on Aug. 13 and missed about 10 days of practice. He worked a full session with the first-string defense Wednesday. The senior is a key returnee on a defense replacing its front seven. Coordinator Dave...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

LB Landisch expected to start for No. 14 Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) Inside linebacker Derek Landisch is expected to start Saturday night when No. 14 Wisconsin faces No. 13 LSU in the season opener in Houston. Landisch strained his right hamstring on Aug. 13 and missed about 10 days of practice. He worked a full session with the first-string defense Wednesday. The senior is a key returnee on a defense replacing its front seven...
Via AP on Fox
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers' Landisch trying to 'play within myself,' not be Chris Borland

MADISON, Wis. -- Chris Borland could standstill box-jump 51 inches, kick 40-yard field goals, punt 50 yards, safely land standing-backflips, catch passes with one hand and throw the ball 50 yards downfield. He was every bit the athletic freak that legend made him out to be, a seemingly superhuman combination of strength and smarts that forced opponents to game plan ways to avoid...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Important Badgers No. 8: Derek Landisch

  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...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
June 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Spring Q&A: Derek Landisch

With Wisconsin transitioning to a 3-4 defense, the Badgers need more middle linebackers. Having played in every game his first two seasons on campus, junior Derek Landisch is playing his way into one of those roles.
Via wisconsin.scout.com
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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