Wisconsin Badger senior offensive lineman Dan Voltz has decided to retire from football, making the announcement in Madison on Tuesday.
The Barrington, Illinois native played in 32 games with 27 starts at center for the Badgers after enrolling in the spring of 2012. A knee injury kept him out of six games last season and once again, sidelined him for spring practice as he worked through the rehab process in order to get back on the field this fall.
“It’s been a hard decision to make,” Voltz said following Tuesday’s practice at Camp Randall Stadium. “Something I’ve dealt with pretty much my whole career is injuries. For physical reasons, (that’s) the main reason that it kind of forced me to start thinking about this.” [Read more…]