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Leo Musso
Leo  Musso

Class:
RS Junior

Hometown:
Waunakee, Wis.

High School:
Waunakee

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 191

Position:
S

Experience:
2L

Honors and Awards
2014: Academic All-Big Ten
2013:
Academic All-Big Ten

2014 Season: Earned second letter, playing in 12 games ... missed first two games of season with injury ... finished with 11 total tackles, including six on special teams ... logged two tackles vs. Minnesota on Nov. 22 as Badgers secured Big Ten West Division title ... also recorded two tackles at Rutgers on Nov. 1, vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 and vs. Illinois on Oct. 11 ... made one stop vs. Ohio State in Big Ten Football Championship Game on Dec. 6 ... saw action at Iowa on Nov. 22, vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15, at Purdue on Nov. 8, at Northwestern on Oct. 4, vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 and vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20

2013 Season: Earned first letter, playing in all 13 games and making one start at free safety at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... finished season with 15 tackles, including 1.0 TFL ... tallied career-high five tackles, including first career TFL, at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... registered two tackles and first career interception vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... made one tackle and blocked a punt vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... had three tackles vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... made one tackle vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... had one tackle at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... recorded one tackle at Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... made one tackle in his Badgers debut vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Redshirt season

High School: Two-star recruit by Scout and Rivals ... No. 8-ranked player in Wisconsin according to Rivals ... part of three consecutive Division 2 state championship teams at Waunakee (2009-11) ... in his career, rushed for 5,531 yards and 87 touchdowns (scored 93 total TDs) ... as a senior, named first-team all-state by Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and Associated Press and named unanimous first-team All-Badger Conference ... winner of Elroy "Crazylegs" Hirsch Running Back of the Year Award after rushing for 2,398 yards and 39 touchdowns ... named first-team all-state by WFCA and second-team all-state by the AP as a junior, also unanimous first-team all-conference ... ran for 2,005 yards and 35 touchdowns and passed for three touchdowns ... first-team all-conference as a sophomore after rushing for 1,128 yards and 13 touchdowns and throwing for two more scores ... also lettered in track and field ... head football coach was Pat Rice

Personal: Mother is Teresa Musso ... volunteered with the Waunakee Neighborhood Connections as a gift wrapper and food pantry worker ... spoke at elementary and middle schools and was a weightlifting supervisor at middle schools ... high school teammate of fellow Badgers Austin Maly, Jack Russell and Derek Straus ... majoring in community and nonprofit leadership

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Game-by-Game Tackles (Solo-Assist=Total):
2013 SEASON: UMass (0-1=1); Tennessee Tech (1-1=2); at Arizona State (0-1=1); Purdue (1-2=3); at #4 Ohio State (4-1=5); at Iowa (0-1=1); Indiana (1-0=1); Penn State (0-1=1)

2014 SEASON: Illinois (2-0=2); Maryland (0-2=2); at Rutgers (1-1=2); #22 Minnesota (1-1=2); vs. #6 Ohio State (0-1=1)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 5 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
Tackles for Loss 1.0 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
Sacks --
Interceptions 1 vs. Tennessee Tech, Sept. 7, 2013
Passes Defended --

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