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Sharrif Floyd #95 of the Minnesota Vikings runs a drill during a rookie minicamp on May 3, 2013 at Winter Park in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. (Photo by Hannah Foslien/Getty Images)

Sharrif Floyd Looks To Continue Vikings Tradition Of Good Defensive Tackles

The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend. He learned a lot of from former teammate Kevin Williams and slimmed down in the offseason to reach his full potential. This season should be the beginning of the Floyd era in Minnesota.

08/22/2014

Dezman Southward. (Matthew Holst/Getty Images)

Hoge’s NFL Draft Notebook: The Crazy Story Of A Healthy Player Failing An NFL Combine Physical

A mix-up cost Wisconsin defensive back Dezmen Southward a chance to perform in Indianapolis.

CBS Chicago–03/05/2014

: Kain Colter #2 of the Northwestern Wildcats runs with the football during the first half of play against the Wisconsin Badgers during the game at Camp Randall Stadium on October 12, 2013 in Madison, Wisconsin. (Photo by Mike McGinnis/Getty Images)

Wisconsin Stuffs No. 19 Northwestern 35-6

Two big plays and a fierce defense made for a fun homecoming weekend for Wisconsin.

10/12/2013

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Ball Has Career Day As Wisconsin Beats Purdue 38-14

Montee Ball ran for a career-high 247 yards and scored three touchdowns to help Wisconsin beat Purdue 38-14 on Saturday afternoon.

10/13/2012

Jasmin Hopkins #25 of the Northern Illinois Huskies scores the only Huskie touchdown as Marcus Trotter #59 tries for the tackle and Aaron Henry #7 closes in at Soldier Field on September 17, 2011 in Chicago, Illinois. Wisconsin defeated Northern Illinois 49-7. (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

No. 7 Badgers Overpower Northern Illinois 49-7

Russell Wilson threw for 347 yards and three scores, Montee Ball rushed for another two touchdowns and No. 7 Wisconsin piled up more than 600 yards of total offense Saturday in a 49-7 rout of Northern Illinois at Soldier Field.

09/17/2011

Dan Persa

Persa, Scheelhaase Honored On Big Ten Players To Watch List

Big Ten coaches voted to eliminate the annual preseason media poll and instead have instituted a much less exciting “Players To Watch List”.

CBS Chicago–07/28/2011