Wisconsin Badger senior outside linebacker Joe Schobert was named the Wisconsin football team’s most valuable player as awards were handed out at the teams annual banquet on Friday night.
Schobert received the Jimmy Demetral Team MVP award, headlining a list of winners that included nine members of the Badgers’ senior class.
Senior wide receiver Alex Erickson was named the team’s Offensive Player of the Year for a season that has seen him pull in 72 catches on the way to first-team All-Big Ten honors. Erickson needs 76 yards to become the fourth player in school history with a 1,000-yard receiving season.
Senior safety Michael Caputo took home Defensive Player of the Year honors for his contributions to a defense that ranks No. 1 nationally, allowing 13.1 points a game.
Sophomore Natrell Jamerson, who returned a kick 98-yards for a touchdown at Maryland, was named Special Teams Player of the Year.