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2015 NFL DRAFT

Jared Abbrederis, WR

School: Wisconsin  |  Conference: BIG10
College Experience: Senior  |  Hometown: Wautoma, WI
Height/Weight: 6-1 / 195 lbs.
Projected Ranking
OverallPositionProj. Rnd.
110183-4
Career Notes
Won 2013 Burlsworth Trophy as nation's top player who began his career as a walk-on ... finished career tied for school record for receptions (202) and ranked No. 2 all-time at Wisconsin in receiving yards (3,140) and touchdown receptions (23) ... ranks eighth all-time among Big Ten players with 3,140 career receiving yards ... registered fourth 1,000-yard season in UW history in 2013 with 1,081 receiving yards ... also set school record for kickoff return average (25.8) and ranks No. 5 all-time in punt return average (10.7) ... finished career ranked No. 7 all-time at UW with 4,818 all-purpose yards (291 rushing, 3,140 receiving, 587 punt return, 800 kickoff return).
2013 Season
Earned fourth letter, playing in all 13 games with 11 starts ... led team and ranked fourth in the Big Ten with 1,081 receiving yards on 78 receptions, including seven touchdown catches ... caught five passes for 30 yards in Capital One Bowl vs. South Carolina on Jan. 1 ... hauled in a career-high 12 catches for 135 yards vs. Penn State on Nov. 30, the second-highest reception total ever by a UW player ... caught seven passes for 67 yards and a TD at Minnesota on Nov. 23 ... ran three times for 86 yards and scored first two rushing touchdowns of his career and returned two punts for 21 yards vs. Indiana on Nov. 16 ... made eight catches for 67 yards vs. BYU on Nov. 9 ... caught three passes for 30 yards and a touchdown and ran once for 11 yards at Iowa on Nov. 2 ... made eight catches for 106 yards at Illinois on Oct. 19 ... caught two passes for 74 yards and a touchdown vs. Northwestern on Oct. 12 ... had 10 catches for a career-high 207 yards and a touchdown -- just the fifth 200-yard receiving game in school history -- at Ohio State on Sept. 28 ... hauled in seven catches for 94 yards, rushed once for 16 yards and returned three punts for 25 yards vs. Purdue on Sept. 21 ... made six catches for 87 yards vs. Arizona State on Sept. 14 ... caught eight balls for 62 yards and a touchdown vs. Tennessee Tech on Sept. 7 ... recorded two catches for 122 yards and two touchdowns against UMass on Aug. 31.
2012 Season
Earned third letter, starting 12 games ... led the Badgers and ranked third in the Big Ten with 837 receiving yards ... ranked 10th in the country among players with at least 45 catches, averaging 17.1 yards per reception ... had three catches for 44 yards in the Rose Bowl against Stanford on Jan. 1 ... made two catches for 29 yards and completed one pass for 27 yards in the Big Ten Championship game against Nebraska on Dec. 1 ... recorded three catches for 35 yards and one rushing attempt for a career-long 24 yards before leaving the game in the fourth quarter against Penn St. on Nov. 24... had three catches for 40 yards against Ohio State on Nov. 17 ... finished with 14 receiving yards and 37 rushing yards against Indiana on Nov. 10 ... had with 48 receiving yards against Michigan State on Oct. 27 to move into ninth all-time on the UW career record list ... recorded two catches for 68 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 20 ... made four catches for 43 yards at Purdue on Oct. 13 ... recorded third-consecutive 100-yard receiving game with 117 yards, seven catches and a touchdown against Illinois on Oct. 6 ... tied a career-best with seven catches for 142 yards and a touchdown at Nebraska on Sept. 29, earning UW Offensive Player of the Week honors ... named UW Offensive Player of the Week after recording a career-high 147 receiving yards and one touchdown on six catches against UTEP on Sept. 22 ... recorded one catch for 26 yards against Oregon State on Sept. 8 before leaving the game early due to injury ... scored Wisconsin's first touchdown of the season on a 10-yard pass in the second quarter against Northern Iowa on Sept. 1 ... caught a 53-yard pass for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to record his second career two-TD game.
2011 Season
Earned his second letter, starting all 14 games at WR ... ranked third in the country, averaging 15.8 yards per punt return, second-best at UW in one season (min. 15 returns) ... 933 receiving yards led the team and are fifth-most in school history and most by a sophomore ... eight receiving touchdowns tied for fifth-most in one season at UW ... 55 receptions are seventh-most in school history ... finished second in the Big Ten and 13th nationally with 1,999 all-purpose yards ... that is the sixth-best single-season total in school history ... had seven games with at least 150 all-purpose yards ... 346 all-purpose yards in the Rose Bowl vs. Oregon were one shy of Ron Dayne's school record ... career-high 119 receiving yards, school-record 201 kickoff return yards and 26 punt return yards in that game ... 217 all-purpose yards in Big Ten Football Championship game vs. Michigan State ... caught three passes for 65 and one touchdown, returned one punt for 11 yards and returned five kicks for 141 yards ... career-high seven receptions for 93 yards and a TD against Penn State on Nov. 26.Named UW's special teams player of the week after returning three kicks for 84 yards and two punts for 25 yards against Purdue on Nov. 5, also caught two passes for 19 yards and a touchdown ... 113 receiving yards and two touchdowns on six catches at Ohio State on Oct. 29, also tallied 59 kickoff return yards ... six catches for 91 yards against Michigan State on Oct. 22, also had career-high four rushes for 33 yards and had 204 all-purpose yards ... named UW's co-special teams player of the week after returning a punt for a 60-yard touchdown against Indiana on Oct. 15, also caught team-high four passes for 63 yards and rushed once for three yards ... caught five passes for 95 yards and a touchdown, rushed twice for 23 yards, returned one punt for 21 yards and one kick for 14 yards against Nebraska on Oct. 1 ... chosen as UW's offensive player of the week after catching five passes for 101 yards and one touchdown against South Dakota on Sept. 24, also ran once for five yards, returned two punts for 42 yards and brought back one kick for 25 yards ... named UW's co-offensive player of the week after recording career-high six catches for 83 yards against, also returned one punt for one yard and one kick for 18 yards, against Northern Illinois on Sept. 17.
2010 Season
Named to Rivals.com's Freshman All-Big Ten team ... Earned first letter ... played in all 13 games with two starts ... tied for second on the team in TD receptions, fourth on the team in receiving yards and fifth in receptions ... caught one pass for 16 yards against TCU in the Rose Bowl on Jan. 1 ... brought back one kick for 52 yards, matching career-long, against Northwestern on Nov. 27 ... returned one kick for seven yards at Michigan on Nov. 20 ... season-high 79 receiving yards, including career-long 74 yard touchdown, on two receptions and returned one kickoff for 52 yards against Indiana on Nov. 13 ... seven-yard touchdown reception at Purdue on Nov. 6 ... caught one pass for 15 yards at Iowa on Oct. 23 ... saw playing time in win over No. 1 Ohio State on Oct. 16 ... scored first touchdown of career while catching three passes for 33 yards against Minnesota on Oct. 9 ... had one reception for eight yards against Michigan State on Oct. 2 ... caught three passes for 38 yards, rushed one time for eight yards and returned five punts for 45 yards against Austin Peay on Sept. 25 ... in first start of career, caught three passes for 35 yards, rushed two times for 19 yards and returned two punts for 22 yards against Arizona State on Sept. 18 ... named UW's offensive player of the week after catching five passes for 58 yards (first receptions of career) vs. San Jose State on Sept. 11 ... made Badger debut and appeared on kickoff and kickoff return units at UNLV on Sept. 4
2009 Season
Redshirt season ... named UW's offensive scout team player of the week for Wofford game
High School
Wisconsin Football Coaches Association first-team all-state quarterback ... conference offensive player of the year as a senior ... first-team all-conference defensive back and quarterback as a senior ... member of WIAA Division IV state championship team as a senior ... second-team all-conference quarterback and first-team all-conference defensive back as a junior ... second-team all-conference quarterback as a sophomore ... threw for 1,657 yards and 19 touchdowns as a senior ... finished his career with 3,014 passing yards and 30 touchdowns ... rushed for 1,490 yards as a senior, averaging 8.4 yards per carry, 106.4 yards per game and had 26 rushing touchdowns ... two-time team captain ... also competed in track and wrestling ... named Gatorade track athlete of the year and BFS Male National Athlete of the Year as a senior ... three-time conference champion 110m high hurdles ... two-time state champion and state record holder in 110m high hurdles ... state champion as a senior in 300m hurdles ... track team won state championship in 2009 ... three-time letterwinner in football ... high school coach was Dennis Moon
Personal
Parents are Scott and Lisa Abbrederis ... hobbies include hunting, fishing, lifting weights and relaxing with friends ... made high honor roll every year ... finished with 4.18 cumulative GPA ... WIAA Scholar Athlete ... major isHuman Development & Family Studies... last name pronounced "ab-bruh-DAIR-is"
 
Player News
05/12/2014 - A closer look at the Packers' picks: Round 5/176 - Jared Abbrederis, WR, 6-1, 195, Wisconsin...The first Badgers player taken by the Packers in the draft in 13 years was an overachiever after starting his productive college career as a walk-on. "I love Jared's versatility," Green Bay receivers coach Edgar Bennett said. "He's a savvy route runner." Besides putting up big receiving numbers his last two seasons, Abbrederis has appeal as an accomplished kick returner. - The Sports Xchange
 

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