August 28, 2014

Borland is Big Ten’s Defensive Player of the Year

Wisconsin Badger senior linebacker Chris Borland has been named the Big Ten’s

Chris Borland

Chris Borland

Defensive Player of the Year.  Borland becomes the fifth UW player to win the award, joining former winners Troy Vincent, Tom Burke, Jamar Fletcher and Erasmus James.

Borland finished the regular season third in the Big Ten in tackles per game at 9.3.  He finished 5th in the Big Ten with 102 total tackles.

Borland is the fifth player in Wisconsin history to record three seasons of at least 100 tackles and the first since Pete Monty did it from 1994-96.

Prices going up

Wisconsin football season tickets are going up in 2014.  Wisconsin Athletic Director Barry Alvarez sent a note to season-ticket holders Tuesday, letting them know that prices are expected to increase #3 per seat per game.

The per game ticket price goes from $42 to $45.