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Badgers switch Goldberg to defensive end

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The Wisconsin Badgers are seeing their share of injuries in fall camp after nine consecutive days of practice.

On Tuesday, starting defensive end Arthur Goldberg was held out on a precautionary measure. The offensive line and inside linebackers have been affected the most health-wise, but Wisconsin will need Goldberg's experience on defense.

He moved from tackle to end for his junior season after coaches thought he was too explosive to be in the middle.

"Being at end I feel like it does plays to my strengths, I feel I can be explosive, get up field and really set the edge for the defense," Goldberg said. "Being the heaviest d lineman at like 300 [pounds] and everyone else being below me, we all fit into [defensive coach Dave Aranda's] defense really well."

The Badgers open the 2015 season on Saturday, September 5 against the University of Alabama at 7 p.m. You can see the game live on WXOW News 19.

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