Wisconsin Football: Wisconsin Badgers All-Time Team

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January 22, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Team Irvin tackle Joe Thomas of the Cleveland Browns (73) during the 2015 Pro Bowl practice at Luke Air Force Base. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports

All-Time Team: Offensive Tackles

Joe Thomas: One of the best linemen to step foot on campus in school history, Joe Thomas has turned his collegiate success into an impressive NFL career.

He earned it at Wisconsin where he spent 2003-2006. As a true freshman he saw the field as a blocking tight end, but he won the starting left tackle job in 2004 and held it for the final three years of his career, starting 38 straight games.

He paved the way for the likes of Anthony Davis, Matt Bernstein, Brian Calhoun and P.J. Hill.

Thomas is one of the most decorated linemen in Wisconsin football history: A unanimous All-American (2006), a first team All-Big Ten selection (2005 and 2006), the Outland Trophy winner (2006) and the Jim Parker Trophy winner (2006).

He was the third overall selection in the 2007 NFL Draft by the Cleveland Browns, and has become and NFL All-Pro and Pro Bowl mainstay since.

Aaron Gibson: An Outland Trophy and Rotary Lombardi Award finalist in 1998, and a first team All-American and an All Big Ten selection, Aaron Gibson spent 1995-1998 at Wisconsin, and was a key figure blocking for Ron Dayne.

As good as he was on the field, Gibson might be more well-known for his weight. He was an enormous player, weighing in at around 390 pounds throughout his collegiate career. He slimed down to 371 as a senior, and impressed scouts with a 5.2 40-meter dash in the NFL combine.

Gibson was taken in the first round of the 1999 NFL Draft, the 27th overall selection by the Detroit Lions.

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