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A victim of scholarship numbers, former Milwaukee Marquette linebacker Marcus Trotter was offered a preferred walk-on opportunity at Wisconsin, but Head Coach Bret Bielema wanted him to play fullback. A linebacker at heart, Trotter got Bielema's permission to prove him wrong, and the redshirt freshman is doing just that.

MADISON — With linebackers Chris Borland and Ethan Armstrong both sidelined this spring with injuries, and opening was created in the middle of the Wisconsin defense for an ambitious young Badger to step up. Grey-shirt and walk-on Marcus Trotter has stepped up to claim that spot. Just six months ago, Marcus— the formerly less heralded of the twins Michael and Marcus — was given just a year to... Recommended Stories

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