2014 NFL Draft

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How good could Dezmen Southward be in the NFL?

Dez Southward is the first defensive back from Wisconsin drafted since 2008, and the highest drafted safety in some time. We look at his skills and his predecessors' NFL careers.

How good could Dezmen Southward be in the NFL?

Dez Southward is the first defensive back from Wisconsin drafted since 2008, and the highest drafted safety in some time. We look at his skills and his predecessors' NFL careers.

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How good could Chris Borland be in the NFL?

What's the second-most fruitful position that Wisconsin has given the NFL? Linebacker.

How good could Chris Borland be in the NFL?

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What's the second-most fruitful position that Wisconsin has given the NFL? Linebacker.

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How good could James White be in the NFL?

James White was one of five Badgers selected in the 2014 NFL Draft.

How good could James White be in the NFL?

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James White was one of five Badgers selected in the 2014 NFL Draft.

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Q&A: How does Jared Abbrederis fit in Green Bay?

Jared Abbrederis to the Green Bay Packers was the most exciting Badgers-related pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Is the former UW star a good fit in Mike McCarthy's offense?

Q&A: How does Jared Abbrederis fit in Green Bay?

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Jared Abbrederis to the Green Bay Packers was the most exciting Badgers-related pick of the 2014 NFL Draft. Is the former UW star a good fit in Mike McCarthy's offense?

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How good could Beau Allen be in the NFL?

The versatile and underrated Allen has the opportunity to make an impact in the NFL, as he could join only two other former UW defensive linemen on pro rosters.

How good could Beau Allen be in the NFL?

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The versatile and underrated Allen has the opportunity to make an impact in the NFL, as he could join only two other former UW defensive linemen on pro rosters.

Badgers catch onto NFL teams as UDFAs

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After five Badgers were drafted this weekend, more found their way onto NFL rosters as undrafted free agents.

How good could Jared Abbrederis be in the NFL?

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Now with the Green Bay Packers, Jared Abbrederis has slim competition to become the most productive Wisconsin receiver product in recent history.

2014 NFL Draft roundup

Across the Internet, reaction to Wisconsin draft picks was generally favorable this weekend.

Pedersen, Wozniak continue TE tradition in Atlanta

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Jacob Pedersen and Brian Wozniak weren't drafted this weekend, but they have the skills and experience to stick on NFL rosters.

Beau Allen drafted by Eagles in Round 7

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Beau Allen is the fifth Badger taken in the 2014 NFL Draft.

2014 NFL Draft: Day 3 live blog

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Wisconsin has produced a first-round draft pick in each of the past four years. Could Chris Borland extend that streak?

Jared Abbrederis drafted by Packers in Round 5

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Some expected Jared Abbrederis to be drafted earlier, but now the Wautoma native gets to remain in-state.

James White drafted by Patriots in Round 4

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James White is the third Wisconsin product drafted after Dezmen Southward and Chris Borland.

Chris Borland on joining San Francisco 49ers

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"We’ve gotten a little bit of exposure to those guys and that defense when we had a switch to 3-4. We watched some of their film. We actually implemented a few things the Niners do on defense. So, they’re two of the best in the league and I’m looking forward to learning from them."

49ers.com That's Borland talking about pairing up with linebackers Patrick Willis and NaVorro Bowman. The full Q&A (plus audio of Borland's conference call) is well worth your time. Among other things, he admits he had no idea the 49ers were interested in him, even though he spoke to head coach Jim Harbaugh at the NFL Combine.

Chris Borland drafted in Round 3 by San Francisco

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Patrick Willis, NaVorro Bowman -- meet Chris Borland.

Dezmen Southward drafted in Round 3 by Atlanta

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Dezmen Southward wasn't expected to be the first Badger drafted, but the Atlanta Falcons could have a sleeper on their hands.

Beau Allen talks draft prep, recaps UW career

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A NFL Combine snub didn't stop Beau Allen from putting on a show at Wisconsin's pro day and generating buzz among NFL front offices.

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