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Chris Borland (Fleming/File)

Chris Borland hasn't played a full game in 20 months and had more shoulder surgeries then starts last season. Borland is still dealing with issues but as he is eased back into the lineup, the 2009 Big Ten Freshman of the Year has showed he's ready to go.

MADISON - If he has any hesitation of how his promising young linebacker would hold up in his first extended competition in 11 months, Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema got the answer on one of the first days of fall practice with how Chris Borland was feeling after double shoulder surgery. Working with the first-team defense, Borland made a diving play, landed on his surgically-repaired right...

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