Badgers safety Trotter chomping at the bit
MADISON, Wis. A bout with mononucleosis shelved Michael Trotter's first season as a Wisconsin football player before it started. A pulled hamstring slowed Trotter's second season and never allowed him a fair shake to consistently see the field. Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema thought so highly of Trotter that, without illness or injury, he could have seen significant playing time in either season.Instead, Trotter waited. And waited.Now a redshirt sophomore in his third season with the program, Trotter's opportunity has finally arrived. He'll start at strong safety during Saturday's game against Utah State, filling in for Shelton Johnson, who broke his right arm a week ago. "I've been waiting for this for a while," Trotter said. "I'm excited.
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