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Former UW-Stout Football Players Hope To Play In NFL


FOR FORMER UW-STOUT FOOTBALL PLAYERS, JESSE WENDT AND RYAN ENGLEBERT, THEY HOPE TO FULFILL A LIFELONG DREAM IN TWO WEEKS WHEN THE NFL DRAFT TAKES PLACE...
THE BLUE DEVILS DUO WORKED OUT FOR BOTH THE GREEN BAY PACKERS AND MIAMI DOLPHINS AT UW-WHITEWATER ON APRIL 3RD....
WENDT HAS A SHOT AT BEING DRAFTED IN THE LATE ROUNDS ON SUNDAY, APRIL 29TH WHILE ENGLEBERT HOPES TO SIGN WITH AN NFL TEAM AS A FREE AGENT...
A SIX-FOOT TWO-INCH, 230 POUND WIDE RECEIVER, WENDT HAS IMPRESSED SCOUTS WITH HIS SIZE AND SPEED.
THE NATIVE OF CHETEK RAN A 4.4 FORTY DURING HIS WORKOUT AT WHITEWATER TWO WEEKS AGO.
JESSE THINKS HIS BEST CHANCE AT MAKING AN NFL TEAM COULD BE ON SPECIAL TEAMS.
AS FOR ENGLEBERT, HIS HEART IS WHAT HAS GOTTEN HIM TO THIS POINT.
THE FIVE-FOOT ELEVEN-INCH, 225 POUND RUNNING BACK, WOWED SCOUTS BY CRANKING OUT 27 BENCH PRESS REPS AT 225 POUNDS, THE MOST BY ANY RUNNING BACK AT THE COMBINES.
RYAN HAS OVERCOME SERIOUS INJURIES SUFFERED IN A CAR ACCIDENT BACK IN 2003...
BOTH PLAYERS BELIEVE THEY CAN PLAY AT THE NEXT LEVEL...


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