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Dan Voltz continues to knock the rust off coming off ACL surgery and a position change

While he was cleared in June to begin summer conditioning, fifth-year senior Dan Voltz finally felt contact on Wednesday morning, an important step in his transition from center to left guard.

MADISON – The first week of fall camp, especially the first day in pads, is designed to start knocking the rust off from a long offseason. Dan Voltz certainly needs it.

On the sidelines since tearing his ACL in October, Voltz was cleared in June to go through summer conditioning, but his final college camp is vital with the long-time center transitioning to left guard. So Wednesday’s first padded practice on the grass fields north of Camp Randall was a fun part of the process for the Wisconsin senior.

“I’ve got a little bit further to go, but each day you look to take a few more steps and grow upon what you did bad the day before,” Voltz said Wednesday. “I’ve got a lot of things to work on, but the best part is tomorrow I get another chance to work out here.”

While most of the footwork and technique remains the same, Voltz said the big change moving to guard is ...

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