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Owen Salzwedel
Owen Salzwedel

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Beaver Dam, Wis.

High School:
Beaver Dam HS

Height / Weight:
6-6 / 240

Position:
DL


2013: Redshirted.

OVERVIEW: Rivals.com lists him as a three-star recruit and the eighth best player in Wisconsin • Scout.com tabs him as a three-star recruit and as the 93rd best defensive end in the nation • ESPN ranks him as the 95th best defensive end in the nation and the ninth best prospect in Wisconsin.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Beaver Dam High School • played in eight games as a senior and recorded 89 tackles • tallied 16 tacklesfor loss and 11 sacks • broke up two passes and returned one fumble for a touchdown • made 15 catches for 192 yards as a tight end • made 107 tackles, 15 tackles for loss and 13 sacks as a junior • blocked six career kicks • coached by Tim White.

PERSONAL: Born Nov. 1, 1994 • son of Roger and Amy Salzwedel • has two siblings • has yet to declare a major.

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