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  1. Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards a quick study as team's leading tacklerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 3 | ESPN

    ... said he learned how to study film from Trotter. Both players would watch former Wisconsin standout linebacker Chris Borland and the manner in which he commanded the center of the defense. Borland and Trotter were highly intelligent players who could ...


  2. Joe Schobert A Lott IMPACT Trophy QuarterfinalistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 28 | Badger of Honor

    ... to win the honor, and he's in good company with former finalists. J.J. Watt won the award in 2010, while Chris Borland was a finalist in 2013 and Jim Leonhard was a finalist in 2004. The 2015 winner will be announced on Dec. 13 at the The Lott ...


  3. SN Top 50: Fournette, Boykin, offensive skill players dominate top 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2015 | Sporting News

    ... once plodding, deliberate offense. A former walk-on, a new rock star in Madison. Super Joe is a mix of Chris Borland's tackling and J.J. Watt's pass rush - and the Badger fans are eating it up. He found a home - a comfort level - in the middle and ...


  4. Preview: Wisconsin vs. IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 23, 2015 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    ... who played quarterback in high school, has a team-high 54 tackles through seven games. Former UW linebacker Chris Borland had 54 tackles - in 13 games - during his freshman season in 2009. "I think T.J is a good athlete, competitive," UW coach Paul ...


  5. Wisconsin football: A look at Joe Schobert's dominant day vs. IowaRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 5, 2015 | Bucky's 5th Quarter

    ... by Joe Schobert Joe Schobert's 5 QB hurries would have led every #Badgers team from 2011-24, except 2013 when Chris Borland had 6. Holy hell, Joe Schobert might be the best defensive player in the country, (plus four forced ...


  6. Big Ten players reveal their least favorite opponentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2015 | Red Eye Chicago

    ... J.T. Barrett. He's a slippery guy, slips in and out of your hands. Makes him tough to take down." "Chris Borland of Wisconsin [former linebacker], and they really take it to us too. I have the utmost respect for him as a player; the guy never took a ...


  7. Succeed or fail, Kelly won't care about Eagles like youRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2015 |

    Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly walks off Lincoln Financial Field on Sunday after ugly 20-10 loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Maybe you read the story a month ago about Chris Borland , the Wisconsin Badgers' 2013 Big Ten defensive player of the year, the San Francisco 49ers' NFL defensive rookie of the month in November, who decided to quit football last spring.


  8. Wisconsin safety Michael Caputo feels 'good,' but is that good enough?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2015 | ESPN

    ... has on the brain because repeated hits build up over time. General awareness has increased, in part, because Chris Borland, a former Wisconsin linebacker, took a bold stance by retiring this offseason from the San Francisco 49ers at age 24 rather ...


  9. Urban Meyer concerned Ohio State's national recruiting presence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 |

    ... Draft. But there's nothing worse than losing an Ohio kid that turns out just as good. Former Wisconsin great Chris Borland is an Ohio prospect who got away from the Buckeyes because of lack of room in Ohio State's 2009 recruiting class. Take former ...


  10. Injured Randall Cobb hopes to return for Packers openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 2, 2015 | WKBT

    ... making sure he was OK. Abbrederis also spoke with former Wisconsin teammate and San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland, who retired after his rookie season citing concern about head trauma over a career. Receivers don't take as many hard shots ...


  11. Cobb says he'll play in Packers' openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | The Janesville Gazette

    ... making sure he was OK. Abbrederis also spoke with former Wisconsin teammate and San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland, who retired after his rookie season citing concern about head trauma over a career. Receivers don't take as many hard shots ...


  12. Jared Abbrederis sought advice from Chris Borland during concussion recoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2015 | ESPN

    Jared Abbrederis said he left no stone unturned during the month he missed because of a concussion on the first day of Green Bay Packers ' training camp. That included a conversation with his former college teammate, Chris Borland , who abruptly quit the NFL in March over concern for his long-team health.


  13. Wisconsin Football Countdown: No. 8, Jason DoeringRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 28, 2015 | Badger of Honor

    ... tackles on an island, his 250 solo tackles is the fourth best number in school history, edging the likes of Chris Borland , Dave Crossen, and more. He led the team in tackles for three straight seasons from 1998-2000, and was twice a team captain in ...


  14. Former Buckeye Cris Carter on hot seat for "fall guy" remarks to NFL rookiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 | Scarlet and Game

    ... The whole story has blown up just recently because ESPN did an interview with former Wisconsin Badger Chris Borland about why he decided to retire from the NFL after only one year of play. Borland declined to tell ESPN that Carter was the one who ...


  15. DeAndre Levy thinks about long-term impact of football, admires Chris Borland's decision...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2015 |

    There are striking similarities between Chris Borland and DeAndre Levy. On the surface, there's the obvious: Both linebackers, both attended the University of Wisconsin, both third-round draft picks -- Levy, No.


  16. Chris Borland says NFL rookies told to 'get a fall guy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 21, 2015 | Sporting News

    Former 49ers linebacker Chris Borland, who abruptly retired following his rookie season, shed some light on his brief experience in the NFL. Borland, a third-round pick out of Wisconsin in the 2014 NFL Draft, recalled a story from the NFL rookie symposium that made him so upset, he wanted to leave the room.


  17. Social Media Reacts To Chris Borland ESPN The Magazine FeatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2015 | Badger of Honor

    Dec 14, 2013; Madison, WI, USA; Wisconsin Badgers linebacker Chris Borland watches the game with the Eastern Kentucky Colonels at the Kohl Center. Wisconsin defeated Eastern Kentucky 86-61.


  18. Chris Borland feature at ESPN provides all sorts of interesting detailsRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2015 | Niners Nation

    The San Francisco 49ers wild offseason featured a handful of retirements, the most surprising of which was probably linebacker Chris Borland. The soon-to-be second year linebacker announced in March that he had decided to walk away from the NFL due to concerns about head trauma.


  19. Why Chris Borland is the most dangerous man in footballRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2015 | ESPN

    ONE DAY IN April, the NFL asked Chris Borland to take a random drug test. The timing of this request was, in a word, bizarre, since Borland, a San Francisco 49ers linebacker, had retired a month earlier after a remarkable rookie season.


  20. Borland's decision to walk away from NFL at 24 could be a game-changerRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2015 | Tampa Bay Online

    This wasn't Hall of Fame running back Jim Brown walking away from the game in his prime to pursue a film career, or 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis calling it quits due to an injured toe that wouldn't heal well enough for him to play at his accustomed Pro Bowl level. When 24-year-old linebacker Chris Borland left his cleats, pads and heart in San Francisco four months ago, his was a retirement forged on speculation: What would his quality of life be after football? Well before he had concluded an outstanding rookie season, Borland found himself dwelling on the toll a violent game takes on its 1,696 participants.