PETER KONZ RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Falcons went north not once but twice in the draft when they chose Wisconsin Badgers. In the second round we grabbed center Peter Konz and we went back to the well in the fifth round snatching up fullback Bradie Ewing. We dialed up our buddy, Andrew Coppens, from the Wisconsin Badgers site on the Bloguin Network, Madtown Badgers, to get some questions answered about Peter Konz...
When it was all said and done, Peter Konz was, indeed, the first center picked in the 2012 NFL Draft. However, his selection at 55th overall came as a bit of surprise.
Though he was selected later than projected, Konz still appears to have found a good home. Badgers’ head coach Bret Bielema mentioned in a tweet shortly after the news broke that he had received a phone call from...
FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) -- The Atlanta Falcons have used their first pick in the NFL draft to select Wisconsin guard-center Peter Konz.
The Falcons made Konz the 55th overall pick with the second-round selection. A run on offensive tackles earlier in the round helped convince the Falcons to draft Konz, who has good size at 6-foot-5 and 314 pounds.
Konz could be an eventual replacement...
Former Wisconsin center Peter Konz waited a day longer than many anticipated, but he finally heard his name called in the NFL draft by the Atlanta Falcons in the second round Friday night.Konz, a first-team All-American selection by the American Football Coaches Association and Pro Football Weekly last season, went 55th overall, the 23rd pick of the second round.The 6-foot-5, 315...
FOXSportsNext talks exclusively with Wisconsin offensive lineman Peter Konz during Friday's NFL Combine session.
Wisconsin center Peter Konz is planning to skip his senior season and enter the NFL draft.
Konz, a first-team All-Big Ten player who started 31 games for Wisconsin over the last three years, announced his decision Tuesday. He stepped in at center as a redshirt freshman in 2009 after Travis Frederick was injured in the second game of the season.
Badgers coach Brett Bielema says...
Via AP on Fox
January 10, 2012
MADISON, Wis. Wisconsin center Peter Konz made official on Tuesday what many presumed for weeks that he is headed for the NFL Draft.
Konz announced in a statement that he would forgo his senior season with the Badgers following a stellar junior campaign in which he was named a first-team All-American by the American Football Coaches Association and Pro Football Weekly.
MADISON, Wis. - One day after Wisconsin running back Montee Ball announced his decision to stay for his senior season, one of his lead blockers reportedly is headed for the NFL.
Badgers center Peter Konz will not return next season, opting instead to put his name into the NFL draft, according to the Wisconsin State Journal, which cited a UW source.
Konz, a 6-foot-5, 315-pound redshirt...
Having already put in five practices prior to finals week, No.9 Wisconsin continues preparing for the 98th Rose Bowl against No.6 Oregon despite the distractions of finals, agents and the unknown status of junior All-American center Peter Konz.
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Wisconsin center Peter Konz injured his ankle against Minnesota.
Konz was hurt on a running play in the fourth quarter and was taken off the field on a cart. Coach Bret Bielema said after the 42-13 victory by the Badgers on Saturday that he wasn't sure how serious the injury was. Konz's friend and linemate Kevin Zeitler said ''it looked pretty bad.''
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2011