Chris Borland

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Birthday
26, 1990
Birthplace
Ohio
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
26, 1990 (age 27)
Birthplace
Ohio

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Former linebacker who was voted 2013's Big Ten Defensive Player of the Year while playing for the Wisconsin Badgers. He was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2014 and had an outstanding rookie campaign but elected to retire shortly after the season, citing concerns about the long-term effects of concussions.

Before Fame

He lettered in football, basketball, tennis and track at Archbishop Alter High School in Kettering, Ohio.

Trivia

While at Wisconsin, he won the 2014 Big Ten Conference Outstanding Sportsmanship Award and was also voted the school's Student-Athlete of the Year.

Family Life

His brothers John and Matt played collegiate soccer while his brother Mark played collegiate basketball.

Associated With

He and All-Pro 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis both retired following the 2014 NFL season.

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