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Badgers’ Baun selected by Saints in the third round

MADISON (WKOW) -- Former Badgers linebacker Zack Baun heard his named called in the third round of the NFL Draft. The New Orleans Saints selected him with the 74th overall.

Baun was the first consensus first-team All-American linebacker in school history. He notched 12.5 sacks as a senior. The Brown Deer native posted the third-highest single-season total in school history.

Baun was a Butkus Award finalist and a Bednarik Award semifinalist this past season.

Lance Veeser

Sports Director, 27 News

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