Brown Deer and Wisconsin star Baun drafted by Saints
WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- Zack Baun's journey from Brown Deer High School quarterback to NFL linebacker is complete.
The New Orleans Saints picked Baun with the 74th overall pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.
Baun had a career year as a senior racking up 12.5 sacks and 19.5 tackles for a loss. He finished top ten in the country in both categories.
He is the second Badgers player taken in the draft after running back Jonathan Taylor went to the Colts with the 41st pick.