Gillins Making Progress

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Whether he plays or not this season for Wisconsin is irrelevant for true freshman D.J. Gillins, as all that matters to him is improving as a quarterback.

MADISON – How nervous was D.J. Gillins when he first stepped under center in a Wisconsin practice uniform this past spring? “My first play I forgot the whole play, but I know I threw an interception,” Gillins said. “I was nervous being my first time on a college field playing against a college team.” What a difference a couple of months made for Gillins. Although he is not in the mix for the starting job this season, Gillins’ confidence in his approach, his mechanics and his knowledge is far beyond what is was four months ago at the end of spring practices...

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