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Derek Landisch
Derek  Landisch


Nashotah, Wis.

High School:

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 231



Honors and Awards
2014: First-team All-Big Ten (coaches), second-team All-Big Ten (media), Academic All-Big Ten
Academic All-Big Ten
2012: Academic All-Big Ten
2011: UW Rookie of the Year

Career: Played in 52 games, matching the third-highest total in school history, with 17 starts ... finished career with 165 total tackles, including 20.0 tackles for loss and 10.0 sacks ... Badgers went 39-16 in his career, matching the second-highest win total by a UW senior class

2014 Season: Earned fourth letter, starting all 14 games at inside linebacker ... led team with 9.0 sacks for 83 yards ... ranked second with 16.0 tackles for loss and had third-highest tackle total with 84 total stops ... contributed to Badgers unit that ranked No. 4 in total defense (294.1 yards per game) and No. 17 in scoring defense (20.8 points per game) ... recorded a season-best 10 tackles vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... made eight tackles, including 2.0 TFLs, vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... finished with seven tackles vs. Auburn in Outback Bowl on Jan. 1 ... had seven tackles, including 1.5 TFLs and 1.0 sack, vs. Ohio State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 6 ... recorded seven tackles, including 2.0 TFLs and a sack for a loss of nine yards vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... 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 ... matched career high with 2.0 sacks, part of five total stops and 2.5 TFLs, at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... logged six tackles, including one sack, at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... registered six tackles against Northwestern on Oct. 6 ... tallied six tackles vs. Western Illinois on Sept. 6 ... made five tackles to help UW secure Big Ten West Division title ... logged five tackles in the season opener vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... notched his first career interception vs. South Florida on Sept. 27, adding three tackles, including 2.0 TFLs and one sack ... tallied two tackles, one sack and defended a pass at Rutgers on Nov. 1

2013 Season: Earned third letter, playing in 10 games with two starts at inside linebacker ... missed three games (vs. Tennessee Tech, at Arizona State, vs. Purdue) due to ankle injury suffered in season opener vs. UMass ... totaled 33 tackles, 2.0 TFLs and 1.0 sack on the season ... 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 ... made four tackles vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... tallied four tackles at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had four tackles and his first career sack at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... recorded three tackles and forced a fumble in the Capital One Bowl vs. South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... started and made three tackles at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... had two tackles and recovered a fumble at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... started and recorded two tackles against UMass on Aug. 31 ... made one tackle vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12

2012 Season: Earned second letter, playing in all 14 games with one start at middle linebacker ... finished season with 28 tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... made first career start and recorded a career-high 11 tackles at Penn State on Nov. 24 ... recored five tackles, including 1.0 for loss, at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... recorded two tackles in Big Ten Football Championship Game vs. Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... 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 ... had one taackle at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... made one tackle vs. Utah State on Sept. 15

2011 Season: Earned first letter, playing in all 14 games ... one of three true freshmen to earn letter ... contributed primarily on special teams ... finished season with 20 tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... logged three tackles, including first career TFL, and recovered a fumble for a touchdown vs. Indiana on Oct. 15 ... named UW's special teams player of the week after recording three tackles vs. South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... made three tackles vs. Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... tallied two tackles vs. Purdue on Nov. 5, at Ohio State on Oct. 29 and at Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... recorded one tackle vs. Michigan State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 3 ... recorded one tackle vs. Penn State on Nov. 26 ... named UW's special teams player of the week and made one tackle vs. Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... made one tackle vs. Northern Illinois on Sept. 17 ... recorded one tackle on special teams in Badgers 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 AP, 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 ... graduated with bachelor's degree in accounting in May 2015


Game-by-Game Tackles
2011 SEASON:
UNLV (0-1=1); Oregon State (3-0=3); vs. Northern Illinois (0-1=1); South Dakota (0-3=3); #8 Nebraska (1-0=1); Indiana (1-2=3); at #15 Michigan State (1-1=2); at Ohio State (0-2=2); Purdue (0-2=2); #20 Penn State (0-1=1); vs. #11 Michigan State (1-0=1)

2012 SEASON: Utah State (1-0=1); UTEP (1-1=2); at #22 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. #14 Nebraska (1-1=2)

2013 SEASON: UMass (1-1=2); at #4 Ohio State (2-1=3); #19 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. #8 South Carolina (3-0=3)

2014 SEASON: vs. #13 LSU (1-4=5); Western Illinois (2-4=6); Bowling Green (3-3=6); South Florida (3-0=3); at Northwestern (5-1=6); Illinois (5-2=7); Maryland (7-1=8); at Rutgers (1-1=2); at Purdue (4-2=6); #11 Nebraska (4-6=10); at Iowa (3-1=4); #22 Minnesota (2-3=5); vs. #6 Ohio State (4-3=7); vs. #19 Auburn (3-4=7)

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 (2x) MR at Iowa, Nov. 22, 2014
Interceptions 1 vs. South Florida, Sept. 27, 2014
Passes Defended 1 (5x) MR at Rutgers, Nov. 1, 2014

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