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Antonio Fenelus
Antonio Fenelus

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Boca Raton, Fla.

High School:
Boca Raton

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 190

Position:
DB

Experience:
3V

Antonio Fenelus Photo Gallery

Honors and Awards
2011: First-team All-Big Ten by the media and honorable mention All-Big Ten by the coaches ... co-winner of UW's Jimmy Demetral Team MVP ... Academic All-Big Ten ... invited to NFL scouting combine
2010:
First-team All-Big Ten (media) and honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches) ... Academic All-Big Ten
2009:
Academic All-Big Ten

2011:
Earned fourth letter ... started all 14 games ... had five tackles in Rose Bowl vs. Oregon ... made two tackles against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship game on Dec. 3 ... had 0.5 TFL and three tackles against Penn State on Nov. 26 ... named UW's defensive player of the week after intercepting a pass, breaking up another pass and recording six tackles with 0.5 TFL at Illinois on Nov. 19 ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week after intercepting a pass and making two tackles at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... recorded a TFL and finished with three tackles against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... posted four tackles at Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... season-high six tackles and added one pass breakup and one tackle for loss at Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... named UW's defensive player of the week after picking off one pass and making one tackle against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... intercepted one pass and had five tackles against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... recorded two tackles against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... had three tackles against Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week after tying career high with two pass breakups and recording four tackles against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... broke up one pass and made five tackles against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010:
Earned third letter ... started all 13 games ... led team in interceptions and passes defended ... second on team in fumbles recovered and third in pass breakups ... recorded three tackles against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... intercepted a pass and had two tackles against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... recovered a fumble, broke up two passes and made one tackle at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... forced a fumble and tied for team lead with five tackles against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week after returning an interception for a touchdown, recovering a fumble and matching career high with nine tackles at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... made seven tackles and broke up one pass at Iowa on Oct. 23 ... UW's co-defensive player of the week after making six tackles and breaking up one pass in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... career-high two pass breakups against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... made second interception of season and added six tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... broke up one pass and had two tackles against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... recorded five tackles against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... intercepted the second pass of his career and had team-high seven tackles against San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... started at cornerback at UNLV on Sept. 4 and made three tackles

2009:
Earned second letter ... played in all 13 games, starting five ... made three tackles against Michigan on Nov. 14 ... tallied four tackles against Indiana on Nov. 7 ... posted three tackles against Iowa on Oct. 17 ... broke up one pass and had two tackles against Ohio State on Oct. 10 ... career-high nine tackles against Minnesota on Oct. 3 ... made the first start of his career, recovered the first fumble of his career and had two tackles against Wofford on Sept. 19 ... had four tackles and the first interception of his career against Fresno State on Sept. 12 ... recorded three tackles against Northern Illinois on Sept. 5

2008:
Earned first letter ... appeared on special teams in 12 games and finished with 13 tackles ... had one tackle and career-high two kickoff returns for 50 yards, including career-long 25-yard return, against Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl ... named ESPN.com's Big Ten special teams player of the week and UW's co-special teams player of the week after recording one tackle and forcing a fumble that led to a Badger safety on Nov. 15 against Minnesota ... tied season high with three stops at Indiana on Nov. 8 ... returned a kickoff 19 yards and had one tackle against Ohio State on Oct. 4 ... was named UW's special teams player of the week after he had season-high three tackles and had a forced fumble while playing on kickoff, punt and punt return teams at Michigan on Sept. 27 ... had his first two tackles as a Badger at Fresno State on Sept. 13 ... first action as a Badger late in game against Marshall on Sept. 6

High School: Ranked in the nation's top-150 cornerbacks by Scout.com ... first-team all-state, all-county and all-conference as a senior ... first-team all-state and first-team all-county as a junior ... first-team all-conference as a sophomore ... seven interceptions and 159 tackles along with 803 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns in his career ... also lettered in basketball and track and field ... head coach was Eddie Giersbrook

Personal: Mother is Geraldine Boxer ... enjoys running and football ... major is family, consumer and community education ... last name pronounced "fuh-NELL-us"

Career Defensive Statistics
Season GP/GS UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2008 12/0 8 5 13 0.0-0 0.0-0 2 0 0 0
2009 13/5 29 6 35 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 1 1 2
2010 13/13 43 13 56 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 2 4 11
2011 14/14 33 18 51 3.0-7 0.0-0 0 0 4 9
Totals 52/32 113
42
155
3.0-7 0.0-0 3 3 9 22

Game-by-Game Tackles
2008 SEASON: Fresno State (2-0=2); Michigan (1-2=3); Ohio State (0-1=1); Iowa (1-0=1); Michigan State (0-1=1);
Indiana (2-1=3); Minnesota (1-0=1); Florida State (1-0=1)

2009 SEASON: Northern Illinois (3-0=3); Fresno State (3-1=4); Wofford (2-0=2); Michigan State (1-0=1); Minnesota (8-1=9); Ohio State (2-0=2); Iowa (2-1=3); Purdue (0-2=2); Indiana (3-1=4); Michigan (3-0=3); Hawaii (1-0=1); Miami (1-0=1)

2010 SEASON: UNLV (2-1=3); San Jose State (5-2=7); Arizona State (4-1=5); Austin Peay (2-0=2); Michigan State (2-4=6); Ohio State (5-1=6); Iowa (5-2=7); Purdue (9-0=9); Indiana (4-1=5); Michigan (1-0=1); Northwestern (2-0=2); TCU (2-1=3)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (4-1=5); Oregon State (3-1=4); Northern Illinois (1-2=3); South Dakota (2-0=2); Nebraska (3-2=5); Indiana (1-0=1); Michigan State (4-2=6); Ohio State (1-3=4); Purdue (3-0=3); Minnesota (1-1=2); Illinois (3-3=6); Penn State (2-1=3); Michigan State (1-1=2); Oregon (4-1=5)

Career Kickoff Return Statistics
Season Returns Yards TD Avg/Ret Long
2008 4 86 0 21.5 25
2009 0 0 0 -- --
2010 0 0 0 -- --
2011 0 0 0 -- --
Totals 4 86 0 21.5 25

Game-by-Game Kickoff Return (Ret.-Yds., TD)
2008 SEASON: Ohio State (1-19), Penn State (1-17), Florida State (2-50)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 9 (2x), MR at Purdue, Nov. 6, 2010
Tackles for Loss 1.0 (2x), MR vs. Purdue, Nov. 5, 2011
Sacks N/A
Interceptions 1 (9x), MR at Illinois, Nov. 19, 2011
Passes Defended 2 (4x), MR at Illinois, Nov. 19, 2011
Kickoff Returns 2 vs. Florida State, Dec. 27, 2008
Kickoff Return Yards 50 vs. Florida State, Dec. 27, 2008
Kickoff Return Touchdowns N/A
Long Kickoff Return 25 vs. Florida State, Dec. 27, 2008
Season Game Highs
Tackles 6 (2x), MR at Illinois, Nov. 19, 2011
Tackles for Loss 1.0 (2x), MR vs. Purdue, Nov. 5, 2011
Sacks N/A
Interceptions 1 (4x), MR at Illinois, Nov. 19, 2011
Passes Defended 2 (2x), MR at Illinois, Nov. 19, 2011

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