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Jake Byrne
Jake Byrne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Rogers, Ark.

High School:
Rogers

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 260

Position:
TE

Experience:
4V

Honors and Awards
2011:
UW's co-winner of the Badger Power Award (strength and conditioning)

2011:
Earned fourth letter ... played in all 14 games, starting 13 ... caught one pass for 14 yards against Oregon State on Sept. 10

2010:
Earned third letter ... played in all 13 games with eight starts ... saw playing time against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... started at tight end against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after catching one pass for 13 yards and serving as blocker for RB unit that ran for 357 yards at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... caught first touchdown of career, part of career-high two-catch, 18-yard day against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... started at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... caught first two passes of career for 12 yards at Iowa on Oct. 23 ... saw playing time in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... member of field goal unit against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... saw playing time at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... started at tight end in the first four games ... made first start of career at tight end on Sept. 4 at UNLV

2009:
Earned second letter ... played in 11 games ... saw action at tight end against Iowa on Oct. 17

2008: Earned first letter ... appeared on field goal and PAT units in all 13 games ... saw action at tight end on Sept. 27 at Michigan and late in game versus Marshall on Sept. 6

High School:
No. 10-ranked player in Arkansas and 44th-best tight end in nation by Scout.com ... ranked as 11th-best player in Arkansas and No. 40 tight end nationally by Rivals.com ... ranked among nation's top 125 players by SuperPrep ... named to Northwest Arkansas "Super Team" and earned first-team all-state, first-team all-area and offensive player of the year honors as a senior ... first-team all-conference and All-American (Max Emfinger) as a junior ... player of the year as a sophomore ... defensive player of the year as a freshman ... team captain as a senior ... three-time letterwinner in football ... also lettered in basketball ... head coach was Ronnie Peacock

Personal: Parents are Jeff Byrne and Holly Michael ... father, Jeff, grew up in Shullsburg, Wis., and played college football at UW-La Crosse ... enjoys hunting, fishing and golf ... majoring in family, consumer and community education

Career Receiving Statistics
Season GP/GS Rec. Yds. TD Yds/Rec
Long
2008 13/0 0 0 0 -- --
2009 11/0 0 0 0 -- --
2010 13/8 5 43 1 8.6 16
2011 14/13 1 14 0 14.0 14
Totals 51/21 6 57 1
9.5
16

Game-by-Game Receiving (Rec.-Yds., TD)
2010 SEASON: Iowa (2-12); Indiana (2-18, 1); Michigan (1-13)

2011 SEASON: Oregon State (1-14)

Career Game Highs
Receptions 2 (2x), MR vs. Indiana, Nov. 13, 2010
Receiving Yards 18 vs. Indiana, Nov. 13, 2010
Receiving Touchdowns 1 vs. Indiana, Nov. 13, 2010
Long Reception 16 vs. Indiana, Nov. 13, 2010
Season Game Highs
Receptions 1 vs. Oregon State, Sept. 10, 2011
Receiving Yards 14 vs. Oregon State, Sept. 10, 2011
Receiving Touchdowns N/A
Long Reception 14 vs. Oregon State, Sept. 10, 2011

ON WISCONSIN
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