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Wisconsin Badgers Spring Football 2015 Preview: Linebacker

The Wisconsin Badgers survived a quick transition to the 3-4 look in 2013, managed to survive a massive turnover in front of them in 2014 and the transition to Dave Aranda players is nearly complete heading in to 2014. However, the Badgers won’t have stalwarts like Marcus Trotter or Derek Landisch available anymore and that makes for a really young and interesting looking group...
Via Madtown Badgers
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Trotters find inspiration on and off the field from brother's death

MADISON, Wis. -- They remember the laughter and joy he brought to any room. That's where most stories begin, with an outgoing and exuberant older brother who would do anything to make his siblings feel loved. Aleksas Trotter would walk through the hallways at school to surprise them, part caring authority figure and part class clown, but always the life of the party. He would sing...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Freshman LB D’Cota Dixon’s season over

According to a report from our recruiting partners, Badger247, true freshman linebacker D’Cota Dixon will have shoulder surgery and his season is over. The surgery appears to have been scheduled for today, and his recovery will take him past the end of the season. Dixon has appeared in all three games for the Badgers this season, playing a backup role at inside linebacker and appearing...
Via Madtown Badgers
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 14 Badgers won't unveil starting QB until LSU

MADISON, Wis. (AP) No. 14 Wisconsin won't disclose its starting quarterback until he jogs on to the field for the season opener on Aug. 30 against No. 13 LSU. That decision was relayed Monday by coach Gary Andersen following the team's second scrimmage, which lasted about 60 to 70 snaps. Andersen said that returning starter Joel Stave and challenger Tanner McEvoy had solid efforts...
Via AP on Fox
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Badgers positional preview: Linebacker

  This is the fifth 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: Linebacker Rating (1-to-10 scale): 7 Projected starters: Vince Biegel (redshirt sophomore), Joe Schobert (junior), Derek Landisch (senior), Marcus Trotter (redshirt senior) Key backups: Jesse Hayes (redshirt junior...
Via Fox Sports Wisconsin
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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