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Kyle Zuleger
Kyle Zuleger

Class:
Graduated

Hometown:
Appleton, Wis.

High School:
East

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 192

Position:
S

Experience:
4L

2013: Earned fourth letter, playing in all 13 games ... saw action vs. South Carolina in the Capital One Bowl on Jan. 1 ... made three tackles and returned two kickoffs for 29 yards vs. Penn State on Nov. 30 ... saw action at Minnesota on Nov. 23 and vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... made one tackle vs. BYU on Nov.. 9 ... saw action at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... had a tackle and forced a fumble at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... returned one kickoff for 17 yards vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... tallied one tackle and returned three kickoffs for 54 yards at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... recorded five tackles and returned two kickoffs for 53 yards vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... saw action at Arizona State on Sept. 14 and vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded one tackle against UMass on Aug. 31

2012: Saw action against Stanford in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1, in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... made one tackle at Penn State on Nov. 24 ... saw action against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... recorded a tackle at Indiana on Nov. 10 ... returned a kickoff for 20 yards against Michigan State on Oct. 27 ... tallied a tackle and returned a kickoff against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... saw action at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... tallied two tackles against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... saw action at Nebraska on Sept. 29, breaking up one pass ... recorded a tackle against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... played against Utah State on Sept. 15 and at Oregon State on Sept. 8 ... recorded a tackle against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1

2011: Earned second letter ... played in all 14 games, mostly on special teams ... tied season high with two tackles at Michigan State on Oct. 22 ... rushed one time for six yards and had two tackles against Indiana on Oct. 15 ... made one tackle on special teams against South Dakota on Sept. 24 ... saw playing time on punt, kickoff and punt return units against Oregon State on Sept. 10 ... recorded two tackles on special teams against UNLV on Sept. 1

2010:
Earned first letter ... played in 11 games ... saw playing time against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... rushed four times for career-high 12 yards against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... saw playing time at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... rushed two times for six yards and returned one kick for 15 yards against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... recorded two tackles on special teams at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... did not play at Iowa on Oct. 23 or against Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... posted two tackles on special teams against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... made one tackle on kickoff coverage at Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... named UW's special teams player of the week after making three tackles on kickoffs, also rushed one time for negative-one yard against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... returned first kick of career for 21 yards against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... played on kickoff, punt and punt return units against San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... named UW's co-special teams player of the week after making two tackles on kickoff unit in Badger debut at UNLV on Sept. 4

2009:
Redshirt season ...named UW's co-defensive scout team player of the week against Fresno State on Sept. 12

High School: Was just the second junior in school history to be named team captain ... named first-team all-conference at outside linebacker as a senior ... three-time letterwinner in football ... team MVP as a senior ... 56 solo and 61 assisted tackles, 12 sacks, two fumbles recovered and four forced fumbles ... all-conference honorable mention as safety and running back during junior year ... 43 solo and 56 assisted tackles, two interceptions, four sacks and two fumble recoveries ... as a sophomore, recorded 40 tackles and 40 assisted tackles, three sacks, two interceptions, two fumble recoveries and one forced fumble ... two-time letterwinner in track ... set school and conference record in the 100m as a junior with a time of 10.62 ... also competed in power lifting ... high school teammate of fellow walk-on Alex Dietzen ... head coach was Pat Schwanke

Personal: Parents are Tom and Tracie Zuleger ... hobbies include lifting weights, watching movies and relaxing with friends ... double majoring in human ecology with a focus in community and non-profit leadership and history ... last name pronounced "ZOO-leh-ger"

Career Rushing Statistics
Season GP/GS Att. Yds. TD Yds/Att Long
2010 11/0 7 17 0 2.4 7
2011 14/0 1 6 0 6.0 6
2012 14/0 0 0 0 0.0 0
2013 13/0 0 0 0 0.0 0
Totals 46/0 8 23 0 2.9 7

Game-by-Game Rushing (Att.-Yds., TD)
2010 SEASON: Austin Peay (1-(-1)); Indiana (2-6); Northwestern (4-12)

2011 SEASON: Indiana (1-6)

Career Defensive Statistics
Season UT AT Tot. TFL QBS FC FR INT PD
2010 8 2 10 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2011 5 2 7 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2012 4 3 7 0.0-0 0.0-0 0 0 0 0
2013 6 6 12 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 0 0 0
Totals 23 13 36 0.0-0 0.0-0 1 0 0 0

Game-by-Game Tackles
2010 SEASON: UNLV (2-0=2); Austin Peay (2-1=3); Michigan State (0-1=1); Minnesota (2-0=2); Purdue (2-0=2)

2011 SEASON: UNLV (2-0=2); South Dakota (0-1=1); Indiana (2-0=2); Michigan State (1-1=2)

2012 SEASON: Northern Iowa (0-1=1); UTEP (1-0=1); Illinois (1-1=2); Minnesota (0-1=1); at Indiana (1-0=1); at Penn State (1-0=1)

2013 SEASON: at Arizona State (0-1=1); Purdue (1-4=5); at Ohio State (1-0=1); at Illinois (1-0=1); BYU (1-0=1); Penn State (2-1=3)

Career Kickoff Return Statistics
Season Returns Yards TD Avg/Ret Long
2010 2 36 0 18.0 21

2011

0 0 0 -- --

2012

2 29 0 14.5 20

2013

8 153 0 19.1 27
Totals 12 218 0 18.2 27

Game-by-Game Kickoff Returns (Att.-Yds., TD)
2010 SEASON: Arizona State (1-21); Indiana (1-15)

2012 SEASON: MINN (1-9); MSU (1-20)

2013 SEASON: Purdue (2-53); at Ohio State (3-54); Northwestern (1-17); Penn State (2-29)

Career Game Highs
Rushing Attempts 4 vs. Northwestern, Nov. 27, 2010
Rushing Yards 12 vs. Northwestern, Nov. 27, 2010
Rushing Touchdowns N/A
Long Rush 7 vs. Indiana, Nov. 13, 2010
Tackles 5 vs. Purdue, Sept. 21, 2013
Tackles for Loss N/A
Sacks N/A
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended N/A
Kickoff Returns 3 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
Kickoff Return Yards 55 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
Kickoff Return Touchdowns N/A
Long Kickoff Return 27 vs. Purdue, Sept. 21, 2013
All-Purpose Yards 54 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
2013 Season Game Highs
Tackles 5 vs. Purdue, Sept. 21
Tackles for Loss N/A
Sacks N/A
Interceptions N/A
Passes Defended N/A
Kickoff Returns 3 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
Kickoff Return Yards 55 at Ohio State, Sept. 28, 2013
Long Kickoff Return 27 vs. Purdue, Sept. 21, 2013

Kickoff Return Touchdowns

N/A

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