RIPON — Kaukauna High School grad and former Galloping Ghost Will Campbell is making a splash on the football field as a freshman at Carroll University in Waukesha.

Campbell had a season-high 16 tackles (10 solo) to lead the Pioneers Saturday against Elmhurst College, earning him a spot on the team of the week.

He forced a fumble as one of his four tackles for loss on the afternoon, give Carroll the ball back in the second quarter with a chance to score. Pioneers held Elmhurst to 46 yards rushing in a 31-28 win in double overtime.

The Team of the Week, presented by Scoutware, is‘s weekly honor roll, in its 24th season of recognizing the top performance at each position from the previous week. Players are nominated by schools.

As a senior at Kaukauna High School, Campbell was the 2021 recipient of the John Anderson Award as the most outstanding senior linebacker in Wisconsin.

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By Dan Plutchak

Dan Plutchak, born and raised in Kaukauna, is cofounder of Kaukauna Community News.