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Colts pick Kewaunee native Tanor Bortolini in 4th round of NFL Draft

The former Badgers offensive lineman is NFL-bound! Indianapolis picked Bortolini with the No. 117 overall pick in the fourth round.
Maryland Wisconsin Football
Posted at 12:42 PM, Apr 27, 2024

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (NBC 26) — Kewaunee native Tanor Bortolini is NFL-bound.

The Indianapolis Colts picked the former Badgers offensive linemen with the No. 117 overall pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft.

The 6-foot-4, 303 pound Bortolini appeared in 35 games (28 starts) during his four seasons at Wisconsin. He started all over the Badgers' offensive line – 13 at center, eight at left guard, three at right guard, three at right tackle and one at tight end.

Bortolini allowed only three sacks in 962 pass blocking snaps during his college career, per Pro Football Focus. He earned a run block grade of 80.3 from Pro Football Focus in 2023.

Click here for more on Bortolini's journey to the NFL: 'It takes a village': Kewaunee native and Badgers o-lineman Tanor Bortolini ready for 2024 NFL Draft