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Kraig Appleton (MF/09)

After a highly-publicized recruiting process, Kraig Appleton felt that the Wisconsin coaching staff gave him the support he needed. After a highly-personal tragedy, Appleton's decision was confirmed.

MADISON – During the 2009 recruiting cycle, there were few offensive prospects that were as coveted, and as quiet, as wide receiver Kraig Appleton. Helping lead East St. Louis High School to the school's seventh state championship, Appleton recorded 657 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns, helping his team score an average of 46.4 points per game. A year earlier, Appleton grabbed 50 catches for...

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