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Marcus Trotter
Marcus Trotter

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Racine, Wis.

High School:
Marquette

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 226

Position:
ILB

Experience:
2L

Honors and Awards
2013: Academic All-Big Ten
2012: Academic All-Big Ten
2011: Academic All-Big Ten

2014 Season:
Has played in 11 games, starting 10 ... made a career-high 14 tackles, including 1.0 tackles for loss vs. Minnesota on Nov. 29 ... tallied eight tackles, including 1.5 tackles for a loss of 3 yards at Iowa on Nov. 22 ... recorded 12 tackles, including one sack for eight yards, and a fumble recovery vs. Nebraska on Nov. 15 ... tallied three tackles at Purdue on Nov. 8 ... made four tackles, including one tackle for a loss of eight yards at Rutgers on Nov. 1 ... also recorded an 18-yard interception and defended a pass vs. the Scarlet Knights ... made six tackles, including two tackles for loss and one interception vs. Maryland on Oct. 25 ... posted three tackles at Northwestern on Oct. 4 ... recorded five tackles and one QB hurry vs. South Florida on Sept. 27 ... opened the season with 12 tackles and a career-best 2.5 tackles for loss vs. LSU on Aug. 30 ... tallied six tackles vs. Western Illinois on Sept.6 ... recorded two tackles vs. Bowling Green on Sept. 20

2013 Season: Earned second letter, playing in five games with one start ... made nine tackles, including 1.5 TFLs, at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... tallied nine tackles, 0.5 TFLs, both career highs, and recovered a fumble at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... had one tackle vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... made three tackles vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded one tackle vs. UMass on Aug. 31

2012 Season: Earned second letter ... recorded two tackles in the Big Ten Championship Game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... tallied two tackles at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... recorded a tackle at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... played against Illinois on Oct. 6

2011 Season: Earned first letter, playing in five games, mostly on special teams ... matched career high with two tackles against Penn State Nov. 26 ... recorded first two tackles of career at Minnesota Nov. 12 ... made Badger debut against UNLV Sept. 1

2010 Season: Redshirt season ... named UW's defensive scout team player of the week for Iowa game Oct. 23 and Arizona State game Sept. 18

High School: Ranked as No. 31 inside linebacker in the country by Rivals and ranked 62nd by ESPN/Scouts Inc. ... sixth-best player in Wisconsin according to Rivals ... second-best inside linebacker in the state (ESPN/Scouts Inc.) ... as a senior, named first-team all-state, all-area, all-region and all-conference ... selected as conference player of the year after recording 139 tackles, 31 tackles for loss, nine sacks and two interceptions ... named first-team all-conference as a junior after making 110 tackles, 29 tackles for loss and six sacks ... team captain ... won three letters in football ... head coach was Dick Basham

Personal: Parents are Dr. John and Dana Trotter ... twin brother of fellow Badger Michael Trotter ... majoring in zoology

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Game-by-Game Tackles
2011 SEASON: Minnesota (2-0=2); Penn State (0-2=2); Purdue (0-1=1)

2012 SEASON: at Purdue (0-1=1); at Indiana (2-0=2); vs. Nebraska (0-2=2)

2013 SEASON: UMass (0-1=1); Tennessee Tech (3-0=3), Purdue (0-1=1); at Illinois (2-7=9); at Iowa (4-5=9)

2014 SEASON: vs. LSU (3-9=12); Western Illinois (6-0=6); Bowling Green (1-1=2); South Florida (3-2=5); Northwestern (3-0=3); Maryland (3-3=6); at Rutgers (3-1=4); Purdue (3-0=3); Nebraska (4-8=12); at Iowa (6-2=8); Minnesota (8-6=14)

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