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Borland, Clay Take Home Top Honors

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In a season that saw Wisconsin go 5-3 in the Big Ten Conference, the Badgers saw a host of players earn all-conference recognition. The biggest of the two were sophomore running back John Clay and freshman linebacker Chris Borland being named Big Ten Offensive Players of the Year and Big Ten Freshman of the Year, respectively.

Even a loss in the conference finale couldn't sway voters away from two Wisconsin football players that helped bring the Badgers' football program back to respectability. Sophomore running back John Clay was named consensus Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year while true freshman linebacker Chris Borland earned consensus conference Freshman of the Year honors, the Big Ten announced Monday night...

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