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Chris Maragos
Chris Maragos

RS Senior

Racine, Wis.

High School:
William Horlick

Last College:
Western Michigan

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 198



Honors and Awards: 2009: Honorable mention All-Big Ten (coaches and media) ... UW Tom Wiesner Award (Wisconsin-born student-athlete) ... Big Ten Sportsmanship honoree ... third-team Midseason All-Big Ten (Phil Steele) ... AFCA Good Works Team ... team captain

2009: Led team with four interceptions and tied for second with six pass breakups ... started all 13 games ... recorded five tackles against Miami in Champs Sports Bowl on Dec. 29 ... made one tackle against Hawaii on Dec. 5 ... registered five tackles and one quarterback hurry against Northwestern on Nov. 21 ... started at free safety against Michigan on Nov. 14 ... intercepted one pass and had three tackles against Indiana on Nov. 7 ... broke up one pass and had two tackles against Purdue on Oct. 31 ... recorded five tackles against Iowa on Oct. 17 ... made two tackles, including one TFL, and scored a rushing touchdown on fake field goal against Ohio State on Oct. 10 ... had two tackles and one forced fumble against Minnesota on Oct. 3 ... career-high two interceptions to go with five tackles against Michigan State on Sept. 26 ... collected four tackles against Wofford on Sept. 19 ... named UW's defensive player of the week for Fresno State game on Sept. 12 for recording six tackles and, in overtime, picking off the second pass of his career ... named UW's co-defensive player of the week against Northern Illinois on Sept. 5 after leading team with career-high nine tackles, including the first sack and TFLs of his career ... broke up a pass on fourth down late in fourth quarter to preserve win against NIU

2008: Earned first letter ... played in all 13 games, starting six ... appeared on all four special teams and was the holder for all field goals and PAT attempts throughout the season ... ranked seventh on the team with 45 tackles (27 solo, 18 assisted) ... seven tackles against Florida State in the Champs Sports Bowl ... four tackles against Cal Poly on Nov. 22 ... three stops against Minnesota on Nov. 15 ... one stop at Indiana on Nov. 8 ... three tackles at Michigan State on Nov. 1 ... six tackles and his first career interception (returned 51 yards) against Illinois on Oct. 25 ... team-high eight tackles at Iowa on Oct. 18 ... first career start at free safety against Penn State on Oct. 11 and had six tackles ... two tackles and a forced fumble at Michigan on Sept. 27 ... two tackles at Fresno State on Sept. 13 ... three tackles (first of career) against Marshall on Sept. 6 ... played in first game as a Badger seeing time at free safety against Akron on Aug. 30

2007: Transferred to Wisconsin from Western Michigan prior to `07 season ... sat out all season as mandated by NCAA rules

2006: (at Western Michigan): Earned first letter as wide receiver ... started eight of 13 games played ... made his Bronco debut and first career start vs. Indiana with two receptions for 22 yards

2005: (at Western Michigan): Joined team as a walk-on in the fall and redshirted

High School:
All-state selection ... tabbed Gatorade Player of the Year ... named team MVP ... earned all-district and all-county honors ... two-time team captain ... three-time letter winner ... coach was George Machado ... competed at state track meet four consecutive years ... finished third in the 100 meter dash and fifth in the 200 meter dash as a senior ... earned all-conference accolades 12 times between football and track ... Southeastern Conference Scholar Athlete Award as a senior ... eight total letters in football, basketball, track and baseball

Parents are Nick and Cindy Maragos ... member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Athletes in Action ... father, Nick, was a free safety at Northern Iowa ... brother, Troy, was a former Bucky Badger ... major is agricultural journalism

Career Defensive Statistics (at Wisconsin)
2008 13/6 27 18 45 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 0 1 1
2009 13/13 36 13 49
3.0-15 1.0-9 1 0 4 6
Totals 26/19 63 31 94 3.0-15 1.0-9 2 0 5 7

Game-by-Game Tackles
2008 SEASON: Marshall (3-0=3); Fresno State (2-0=2); Michigan (2-0=2); Penn State (1-5=6); Iowa (5-3=8); Illinois (5-1=6); Michigan State (1-2=3); Indiana (1-0=1); Minnesota (2-1=3); Cal Poly (2-2=4); Florida State (3-4=7)

2009 SEASON: Northern Illinois (4-5=9); Fresno State (5-1=6); Wofford (3-1=4); Michigan State (5-0=5); Minnesota (2-0=2); Ohio State (2-0=2); Iowa (3-2=5); Purdue (1-1=2; Indiana (2-1=3); Northwestern (3-2=5); Hawaii (1-0=1); Miami (4-1=5)

Football Single Game Tickets
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