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Freshman Ty DeForest, a former Marshall athlete, signs an autograph during the 2015 Badgers Family Fun Day at Camp Randall Stadium on Aug. 9, 2015. (Photo / Rob Hernandez)

University of Wisconsin linebacker Ty DeForest has transferred to Illinois State, according to a UW official.

DeForest redshirted last season after a prolific career at Marshall High School, where he was a two-time all-state selection by the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association and Associated Press.

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Other changes to the Badgers' roster before the start of fall camp Monday include the absence of wide receiver Krenwick Sanders and offensive lineman Kevin Estes.

Sanders and Estes did not make UW's 105-man fall camp roster.