2015 NFL DRAFT

Antonio Fenelus, CB

School: Wisconsin  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Boca Raton, FL
Height/Weight: 5-08 / 190 lbs.
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01/02/2012 - Scouting the Wisconsin pass defense: Wisconsin's pass defense is something that Oregon might look to exploit. Sure, Wisconsin's numbers are inflated somewhat due to several blowouts, forcing opponents to spend most of the game passing the ball in hopes of mounting a comeback. Wisconsin was able to hold down its numbers, allowing just 144.5 yards passing per game. The Badgers have dealt with injuries along the defensive line and secondary, affecting chemistry and leading to several backups playing key roles. But the Badgers have stopped teams from putting up big numbers due to a solid linebacker corps and deep roster. Oregon's speed on offense and athleticism might be the toughest test for Wisconsin's defense. The Badgers did a great job limiting Northern Illinois' high-octane offense earlier this season, but Oregon's blend of experience and talent equals one of the best offensives in the country. But Wisconsin had trouble stopping Michigan State's group of speedy receivers in both games, something that could forecast a long day for UW's defense against the Ducks. - The Sports Xchange

09/16/2011 - PLAYERS TO WATCH: CB Antonio Fenelus - Coach Bret Bielema says his senior corner, who earned first-team all-Big Ten honors from the media in 2010, is playing at an elite level this season. Fenelus earned last year's recognition for his 4 interceptions. He doesn't have any picks this season, but he's not allowing anything to happen on his side of the field. Fenelus owns 9 tackles and 3 pass breakups heading into Week 3. - The Sports Xchange

07/12/2011 - 2011 JIM THORPE AWARD PRESEASON WATCH LIST: Antonio Fenelus, Wisconsin, CB, has been named one of 37 players selected to the Preseason Thorpe Award watch list for the 2011 college football season. The Thorpe Award, given annually to the nation's top defensive back, is one of the most coveted awards in college football and is celebrating its 25th Anniversary in 2011. The Badgers' team leader in interceptions and passes defended as a junior last season, Fenelus earned first-team All-Big Ten honors from the league's media. He started all 13 games for the Badgers, snaring four interceptions and defending 11 passes. Fenelus also was responsible for one fumble and recovered two others in addition to racking up 56 total tackles out of the secondary. He matched his career high with nine total stops in UW's win over Purdue on Nov. 6, the same game in which he recovered a fumble and returned an interception for a touchdown. The performance against Purdue earned Fenelus one of his two co-defensive player of the week honors in 2010. Fenelus is one of three returning starters in the Badgers' secondary for 2011, where he is joined by fellow seniors Devin Smith at the other cornerback spot and Aaron Henry at safety. - Wisconsin football

05/20/2011 - PLAYERS TO WATCH IN 2011: CB Antonio Fenelus - Voted first-team all-Big Ten by the media, the junior posted four interceptions in 2010, including one he returned 36 yards for a score against Purdue. One of the team's most improved players on defense, Fenelus finished with 56 tackles, seven pass breakups and one forced fumble. - The Sports Xchange

05/20/2011 - BUILDING BLOCKS: Senior CB Antonio Fenelus (4 interceptions), OLB Mike Taylor (58 tackles, 8 TFLs) and DE Louis Nzegwu (7.5 TFLs, 3 sacks) boast the biggest numbers of the defensive returnees, though tackles Patrick Butrym, Jordan Kohout and Ethan Hemer have the potential to be a terrific trio in the heart of the defense. - The Sports Xchange

05/20/2011 - STARS OF 2011: CB Antonio Fenelus - Thanks to 4 interceptions, 7 pass breakups and 43 solo tackles, Fenelus earned first-team all-Big Ten honors from the media during his junior year. He'll have to be a shutdown corner early in 2011 while the Badgers find new starters at the other corner and at strong safety. - The Sports Xchange

 
 
Latest News
01/02/2012 - Scouting the Wisconsin pass defense: Wisconsin's pass defense is something that Oregon might look to exploit. Sure, Wisconsin's numbers are inflated somewhat due to several blowouts, forcing opponents to spend most of the game passing the ball in hopes of mounting a comeback. Wisconsin was able to hold down its numbers, allowing just 144.5 yards passing per game. The Badgers have dealt with injuries along the defensive line and secondary, affecting chemistry and leading to several backups playing key roles. But the Badgers have stopped teams from putting up big numbers due to a solid linebacker corps and deep roster. Oregon's speed on offense and athleticism might be the toughest test for Wisconsin's defense. The Badgers did a great job limiting Northern Illinois' high-octane offense earlier this season, but Oregon's blend of experience and talent equals one of the best offensives in the country. But Wisconsin had trouble stopping Michigan State's group of speedy receivers in both games, something that could forecast a long day for UW's defense against the Ducks. - The Sports Xchange

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