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Schobert named first-team All-American

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Badgers linebacker Joe Schobert was named a first-team All-American by the Football Writers Association of America. The senior is just the third linebacker in school history to earn first-team honors. The others were Hal Faverty in 1951 and Chris Borland in 2013.

Schobert has notched 18.5 tackles for loss and 9.5 sacks this season. He also has forced five fumbles. Schobert is the leader of the nation's top scoring defense.

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