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The Freshman Fifteen - Cody Byers

Freshman linebacker Cody Byers (MF/10)

When the Wisconsin coaching staff started recruiting Chris Borland, the Badgers saw another under-the-radar linebacker that was just as talented and exciting to watch. Now, Badgers fans will be excited for when Cody Byers officially starts his UW career next year. Badger Nation gets to know Byers a little better in its new series.

MADISON - Although he won't see a snap on Saturday, Cody Byers can't wait to be a spectator in what is expected to be the rowdiest environment of the season. Recorded 95 tackles, five interceptions, two sacks and recovered one fumble as a senior at Archbishop Alter (Kettering, Ohio), Byers, a high school teammate of linebacker Chris Borland, knows what it takes to win, as his team went 30-...

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