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CHRIS MAHR
August 21, 2012
A newly imported signal-caller and a batch of new coaches: Business as usual in Madison, where a program keeps on rolling
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August 21, 2012

Wisconsin Badgers

A newly imported signal-caller and a batch of new coaches: Business as usual in Madison, where a program keeps on rolling

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DE DAVID GILBERT JUNIOR

The 6' 4" 250-pounder started 2011 with three sacks in the Badgers' first four games but then suffered a season-ending foot injury. Blessing in disguise? Co--defensive coordinator Charlie Partridge says the unplanned redshirt year could set up a huge '12.

BREAKOUT PLAYER

TE JACOB PEDERSEN JUNIOR

A massive go-to guy for a new quarterback

The Badgers have a history of developing pro-caliber tight ends—Travis Beckum, Owen Daniels and Lance Kendricks among them—and Pedersen could be next. Eight of his 30 catches in 2011 went for TDs (tied for second most among the nation's tight ends). The 6' 4" 242-pounder will give quarterback Danny O'Brien a big target over the middle and in the red zone.

TOP RECRUIT

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