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Derek Landisch
Derek Landisch


Nashotah, Wis.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 231



Honors and Awards
2013: Academic All-Big Ten
2012: Academic All-Big Ten
2011: UW Rookie of the Year

2014 Season: Has started all 11 games ... made four tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of six yards at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... also recorded a sack for a loss of five yards vs. the Hawkeyes ... recorded a season-best 10 tackles vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... logged six tackles, including one sack for a loss of 10 yards at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... tallied two tackles, one sack and defended a pass at Rutgers on Nov. 1 ... made eight tackles, including two tackles for loss vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... recorded seven tackles, including two tackles for loss and a sack for a loss of nine yards vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... registered six tackles against Northwestern on Oct. 6 ... notched his first career interception vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... also tallied three total tackles, including 2.0 tackles for loss and one sack vs. the Bulls ... recorded six total tackles, including a career-high 3.5 tackles for loss and a career-best 2.0 sacks vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20 ... logged five tackles in the season opener vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... tallied six tackles vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6

2013 Season: Earned third letter, playing in 10 games with two starts ... recorded 3 tackles and a forced fumble in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... made four tackles vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... had two tackles and recovered a fumble at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... made five tackles, including one for loss, vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... registered five tackles and broke up a pass vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... tallied four tackles at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had four tackles and his first career sack at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... made one tackle vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... started and had three tackles at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... recorded two tackles against UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Earned second letter, playing in all 14 games with one start ... recorded two tackles in the Big Ten Championship Game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... made his first career start and recorded a career-high 11 tackles at Penn State on Nov. 24 ... recored a then-career-high five tackles, including 1.0 for loss, at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... tallied two tackles againt Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... made two tackles against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... finished with two tackles at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... made two tackles against UTEP on Sept. 22

2011 Season: One of three true freshmen to earn letter ... played in all 14 games, mostly on special teams ... tallied two tackles against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... recorded two tackles at Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... posted two tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... recovered a fumble for a touchdown and tied career high with three tackles and one TFL against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... named UW's special teams player of the week and made one tackle against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... named UW's special teams player of the week after tying career high with three tackles against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... career-high three tackles against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... recorded one tackle on special teams in Badger debut against UNLV on Sept. 1

High School: Three-star recruit by Rivals and Scout, two-star by ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... No. 11 player in Wisconsin by Rivals, No. 12 by Scout and No. 13 by ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... No. 47 inside linebacker in the nation according to ESPN/Scouts Inc. and No. 102 outside linebacker by Scout ... WFCA Defensive Player of the Year, Classic Eight Conference Defensive Player of the Year and first-team all-conference as a senior ... also named first-team all-state by WFCA and A.P., all-area by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, Waukesha Freeman and Lake County Publications ... winner of the John Anderson Award, given to the state's top senior linebacker ... in nine games as a senior, made 92 tackles with 27 tackles for loss, 13 sacks, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery ... all-area linebacker as a sophomore ... four-time letterwinner in football ... head coach was Tom Taraska

Personal: Parents are Robert and Nancy Landisch ... sister, Nicole, swam at Louisville ... father, Robert, played baseball at UW-Milwaukee ... volunteered for three years working youth football camps ... undeclared major in College of Letters & Science


Game-by-Game Tackles
2011 SEASON:
UNLV (0-1=1); Oregon State (3-0=3); Northern Illinois (0-1=1); South Dakota (0-3=3); Nebraska (1-0=1); Indiana (1-2=3); Michigan State (1-1=2); Ohio State (0-2=2); Purdue (0-2=2); Penn State (0-1=1); Michigan State (1-0=1)

2012 SEASON: Utah State (1-0=1); UTEP (1-1=2); at Nebraska (1-1=2); Illinois (2-0=2); at Purdue (0-1=1); Michigan State (2-0=2); at Indiana (2-3=5); at Penn State (5-6=11); vs. Nebraska (1-1=2)

2013 SEASON: UMass (1-1=2); at Ohio State (2-1=3); Northwestern (0-1=1); at Illinois (2-2=4); at Iowa (3-1=4); BYU (2-3=5); Indiana (1-0=1); at Minnesota (0-2=2); Penn State (3-1=4); vs. South Carolina (3-0=3)

2014 SEASON: vs. LSU (1-4=5); Western Illinois (2-4=6); Bowling Green (3-3=6); South Florida (3-0=3); Northwestern (5-1=6); Illinois (5-2=7); Maryland (7-1=8); at Rutgers (1-1=2); at Purdue (4-2=6); Nebraska (4-6=10); at Iowa (3-1=4)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 11 at Penn St, Nov. 24, 2012
Tackles for Loss 3.5 vs. Bowing Green, Sept. 20, 2014
Sacks 2.0 vs. Bowling Green, Sept. 20, 2014
Interceptions 1 vs. South Florida, Sept. 27, 2014
Passes Defended 1 (5x) MR at Rutgers, Nov. 1, 2014

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