43
Michael Trotter
Michael Trotter

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Racine, Wis.

High School:
Marquette

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 205

Position:
S

Experience:
3L

Honors and Awards
2012:
Academic All-Big Ten
2011:
Academic All-Big Ten

2013: Earned third letter, playing in four games ... saw action vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... made one tackle vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... saw action against Northwestern on Oct. 12 and vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012: Saw action against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... recorded two tackles in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... saw action at Penn State on Nov. 24, at Indiana on Nov. 10, against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... tallied two tackles against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... played at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... saw action against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... recorded a career-high nine tackles at Nebraska on Sept. 29 ... had six tackles and one pass break up against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... made first career start against Utah State on Sept. 15, recording three tackles ... recorded first career sack at Oregon State on Sept. 8, also posted two tackles and 1.0 TFL ... saw action against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011: Earned first letter ... played in 12 of 14 games, missing only the Big Ten Championship Game and the Northern Illinois game on Sept. 17 ... made first tackle of career against South Dakota on Sept. 24

2010:
Redshirt season

High School: No. 38 safety in the country by Rivals, No. 86 safety according to Scout and No. 108 to ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... top-ranked player in Wisconsin according to Rivals ... selected as a team captain as a senior ... state's Defensive Player of the Year, Player of the Year in Milwaukee and first-team all-state and all-area as a senior ... made 126 tackles and had five interceptions, one fumble recovery, one forced fumble and one touchdown en route to being named Jim Leonhard Award Winner ... team captain as a junior and named all-conference after recording 130 tackles and one interception ... as a sophomore, named all-conference after tallying 75 tackles, four interceptions, two forced fumble and one fumble recovery ... lettered in football, basketball and track ... head coach was Dick Basham

Personal: Parents are Dr. John and Dana Trotter ... brother of fellow UW teammate Marcus Trotter ... majoring in business with a focus in accounting

Career Defensive Statistics
Season GP/GS UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2011 12/0 1 0 1 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2012 13/3 14 10 24 1.0-8 1.0-8 0 0 0 1
2013 4/0 1 0 1 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
Totals 27/3 16 10 26 1.0-8 1.0-8 0 0 0 1

Game-by-Game Tackles
2011 SEASON: South Dakota (1-0=1)

2012 SEASON: at Oregon State (2-0=2); Utah State (2-1=3); UTEP (3-3=6); at Nebraska (4-5=9); Minnesota (1-1=2); vs. Nebraska (2-0=2)

2013 SEASON: BYU (1-0=1)

Career Game Highs
Tackles 9 at Nebraska, Sept. 29, 2012
Tackles for Loss 1.0 at Oregon State, Sept. 8, 2012
Sacks 1.0 at Oregon State, Sept. 8, 2012
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended 1 vs. UTEP, Sept. 22, 2012
2013 Season Game Highs
Tackles 1 vs. BYU, Nov. 9
Tackles for Loss N/A
Sacks N/A
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended N/A

ON WISCONSIN
Season Tickets
  • Loading Tweets...
    1 second ago