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Ethan Hemer
Ethan Hemer

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Medford, Wis.

High School:
Medford

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 285

Position:
DE

Experience:
3V

Started his career as a walk-on before earning a scholarship in January, 2012

Honors and Awards
2013 Preseason:
3rd team All-Big Ten (Athlon), 4th team All-Big Ten (Phil Steele)
2012:
Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches)
2010:
Academic All-Big Ten
2009:
UW Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year

2013: Earned fourth letter, playing in all 13 games with 8 starts... recorded two tackles in the Capital One Bowl against South Carolina on Jan. 1... tallied three tackles vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... made three tackles, including one for loss, at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... saw action vs. Indiana on Nov. 16,vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... tallied a season-high three tackles, including a career-high tying 1.0 TFLs, at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... made one tackle and recovered a fumble at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... started vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... saw action at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... broke up a pass vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... started at defensive end at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... broke up a pass vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded one tackle vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012: Earned third letter, starting all 14 games ... recorded two tackles against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... collected one tackle in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... recorded a tackle for loss as his only tackle at Penn St on Nov. 24 ... tallied a tackle against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... started at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... collected two tackles against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... recorded two tackles against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... tallied two tackles at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... made one tackle, including 1.0 TFL and 1.0 sacks, against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... recorded three tackles and broke up one pass at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... finished with five tackles, including 0.5 TFL against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... made two tackles and broke up one pass against Oregon State on Sept. 15 ... recorded two tackles at Oregon State on Sept. 8 ... started against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011: Earned second letter ... started all 14 games ... posted two tackles in Rose Bowl vs. Oregon ... season-high five tackles against Michigan State in the Big Ten Championship game on Dec. 3 ... tallied three tackles against Penn State on Nov. 26 ... made three tackles at Illinois on Nov. 19 ... assisted on two tackles at Minnesota on Nov. 12 ... recorded one tackle against Purdue on Nov. 5 ... made four tackles against Ohio State on Oct. 29 ... picked up one tackle and the first sack of his career against Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... made one tackle against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... tallied two tackles against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... made three tackles against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... had one tackle against Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... broke up one pass and made one tackle against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... named UW's defensive player of the week after recording four tackles against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010:
Earned first letter ... played in all 13 games with starts in the final six contests ... posted two tackles against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... made one tackle against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week after collecting career-high six tackles in first start of career at Iowa on Oct. 23 ... made four tackles in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... posted first TFL of career and had two tackles against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... recorded two tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... three tackles against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... made first tackle of career against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... made Badger debut at UNLV on Sept. 4

2009:
Redshirt season ... named UW's defensive scout team player of the week for the Purdue game

High School: First-team all-state (WFCA, Wisconsin Preps) as a senior ... second-team all-state selection by the Associated Press ... first-team all-region, all-area and all-conference ... conference defensive player of the year ... team captain ... career totals of 146 tackles, 47 TFLs and 11 QB sacks ... National Honor Society member ... head coach was Ted Wilson

Personal:
Parents are Jeff and Kathy Hemer ... enjoys golfing and is a hockey referee ... major is elementary education ... last name pronounced "HEE-mer"

Career Defensive Statistics
Season GP/GS UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2010 13/6 10 11 21 0.5-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2011 14/14 12 22 34 1.0-9 1.0-9 0 0 0 1
2012 14/14 14 10 24 2.5-12 1.0-7 0 0 0 3
2013 13/8 7 6 13 2.0-3 0.0-0 0 1 0 2
Totals 54/42 43 49 92 6.0-24 2.0-16 0 1 0 6

Game-by-Game Tackles
2010 SEASON: Arizona State (0-1=1); Austin Peay (2-1=3); Michigan State (0-2=2); Minnesota (0-2=2); Ohio State (1-3=4); Iowa (4-2=6); Indiana (1-0=1); TCU (2-0=2)

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

2012 SEASON: at Oregon State (0-2=2); Utah State (1-1=2); UTEP (4-1=5); at Nebraska (1-2=3); Illinois (1-0-=1); at Purdue ( 2-0=2); Minnesota (1-1=2); Michigan State (1-1); Ohio State (0-1=1); at Penn State (1-0=1); vs. Nebraska (1-0=1); vs. Stanford (1-1=2)

2013 SEASON: UMass (0-1=1); at Illinois (0-1=1); at Iowa (1-2=3); at Minnesota (2-1=3); Penn State (3-0=3); vs. South Carolina (1-1=2)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 6 at Iowa, Oct. 23, 2010
Tackles for Loss 1.0 (5x) MR at Minnesota, Nov. 23, 2013
Sacks 1.0 (2x) MR vs. Illinois, Oct. 6, 2012
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended 1 (4x) MR vs. Purdue, Sept. 21, 2013
2013 Season Game Highs
Tackles 3 (3x) MR vs. Penn State, Nov. 30
Tackles for Loss 1.0 (2x) MR at Minnesota, Nov. 23
Sacks N/A
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended 1 (2x) vs. Purdue, Sept. 21

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