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Moving from linebacker to defensive end, Wisconsin freshman Tyler Dippel knew he would have some challenges adjusting to the new assignment. A knee injury and broken right hand later, Dippel feels he has put himself in position to compete for playing time.

MADISON - He tore his ACL in a post-season All-American game. He broke his hand during scout team work when he was pulled down from behind. He's had to learn a whole new position after spending the majority of his career at Hartford Union as a standout linebacker. This season could not have gone any better for freshman defensive end Tyler Dippel. "I feel I have really grown as a player...

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