Damien Wilson and De'Vondre Campbell will lead returning linebackers
2014 REDSHIRT FRESHMAN SEASON: Made his collegiate debut against Iowa saw action on special teams against Ohio State and at Nebraska assisted on one tackle at Wisconsin Academic All-Big Ten.
2013: Named the team's Defensive Work Team Player of the Year.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Wayzata High School led team to a 10-2 record as a senior missed part of his senior season with an injury tallied 62 tackles and five tackles for loss recorded one sack and forced four fumbles also passed one time, resulting in a 15-yard touchdown named First-Team All-State recorded 82 tackles in 13 games as a junior named All-Conference and was All-State Honorable Mention registered 18 tackles and four sacks made two interceptions and forced three fumbles broke up four passes and deflected four passes played in nine games as a sophomore and made 35 tackles as team won state championship made 19 career Prep Bowl tackles coached by Brad Anderson Rivals.com listed him as a two-star recruit and as the sixth-best prospect in Minnesota Scout.com had him as a three-star recruit and as the 97th best player at his position ESPN ranked him as the 130th best outside linebacker in the nation and the fifth best prospect in Minnesota.
PERSONAL: Born Nov. 16, 1994 son of Dave and Lisa Wipson has one brother, Kyle.