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Mott, Jim; Spencer, Doug (ed.) / Wisconsin football 1984
(1984)

Wisconsin football 1984,   pp. [unnumbered]-92 PDF (69.9 MB)


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League Champions in both '82 and 
'83 ... SAC-Joaquin section champs 
in 1982 ... named to Long Beach 
Press Telegrams' "Best in the West" 
team ... All-GUL in 1983 ... earned 
1983-84 District science fair award 
... prep coach was C. Wilkenson. 
26 MATE 
26ROSS 
Wide Receiver, 5-11,175 
Decatur, GA (Southwest Dekalb) 
Birthdate: July 16,1966 
Named all-county on both offense 
and defense ... played wide receiver 
and free safety in high school ... 
member of area championship team 
as well as North Georgia runner-up 
... two-year letterwinner in baseball 
as an outfielder ... high school 
coach was Buck Godfrey ... plans to 
study Computer Science at 
Wisconsin. 
2SMREKAR 
Tight End, 6-5, 235 
Fort Atkinson 
Birthdate: September 9, 1965 
Named to the USA Today and 
Bally's All-American Team ... all- 
Midwest and all-state as both line- 
backer and tight end ... all-confer- 
ence both as junior and senior ... ten 
time letterman - four in football, 
three in basketball, and three in 
track ... played in Wisconsin State 
Basketball Tournament ... high 
school coach was Glen Borland ... 
plans to study Physical Education 
or Social Welfare at Wisconsin. 
69 JEFF 
STEIN 
Nose Guard, 6-3, 245 
Rhinelander 
Birthdate: December 5, 1965 
All-state AP and UPI ... played in 
1984 Wisconsin Shrine All-Star 
Game ... named to Channel Seven 
all-star team ... all-conference as a 
senior and honorable mention all- 
conference junior year ... seven- 
time letterman - three in football, 
three in track throwing the shot put, 
and one in basketball as a forward 
... high school coach was Jeff 
Scandin ... interested in a career in 
law. 
3 DERECK 
VERNON 
Defensive Line, 6-3%, 230 
Columbus, GA (Hardaway) 
Birthdate: May 6,1966 
Named all-Bi-City his senior year ... 
named outstanding defensive end 
his junior year, outstanding outside 
linebacker senior year ... played on 
sub-regional championship team all 
three years in high school ... two 
time letterman in track throwing the 
discus and shot put ... outstanding 
musician, is a member of several 
orchestras ... high school coach was 
Grady Elmore ... will pursue a ca- 
reer in Business at Wisconsin. 
3O JEFF 
WAGNER 
Defensive Back, 6-1%, 170 
Marshfield 
Birthdate: March 4, 1966 
Played in 1984 Wisconsin Shrine 
All-Star Game ... all-state senior 
year, all-conference senior and jun- 
ior year ... Channel Seven all-star 
... played both defensive back and 
running back at Marshfield High 
School ... all-conference in both 
basketball as a guard and baseball 
as a centerfielder ... high school 
coach was Ken Bjorkman ... will en- 
roll in Education at Wisconsin. 
3 7ROBERT 
WILLIAMS 
Defensive Back, 6-0, 185 
Danville, IL 
Birthdate: March 17,1966 
Three-time letterman as a safety and 
halfback ... all-conference and hon- 
orable mention all-state ... four 
time letterwinner in track as a 
sprinter ... all-state in track ... high 
school coach was John Fogleman ... 
plans on a career in Medicine. 
NOTES 
Eleven of Wisconsin's incoming freshmen football players competed in the
8th Annual Wisconsin Shrine Football 
game in July at Oshkosh, WI. Playing for the North team were Todd Gregoire,
Bud Keyes, Jeff Stein and Jeff 
Wagner. Playing for the South team were Fredrick Bobo, Paul Chryst, Michael
Gorman, Matthew Joki, Steve 
Metzler, Keith Peterson and Michael Smrekar. Brian Anderson was a member
of the North Large School All-Star 
basketball team in the recent Wisconsin Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA)
All-Star games held in the Wiscon- 
sin Fieldhouse. 
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