QB commit Graham Mertz gets major invite; LB T.J. Edwards on award watch list
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Another honor for Wisconsin QB commit
Graham Mertz continues to garner a lot of attention. Wisconsin’s 4-star quarterback commit in the Class of 2019 tweeted Tuesday he has been invited to the Rivals Five-Star Challenge, an event that only the most elite players in the country attend.
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T.J. Edwards on Lott IMPACT watch list
Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards is one of 42 players on the 2018 Lott IMPACT Trophy watch list. The award goes to the top defensive player in the country who also has an impact off the field.
Back to 8 games?
The Big Ten started its nine-game schedule in 2016 in an effort to even out the schedules following the expansion to 14 teams. Now, it’s possible the conference could be going back to eight games.
100 days away
Tuesday marked 100 days until the college football season opens, so CBSSports.com put together a list of 100 things to fire fans up. That list had plenty of Wisconsin flavor to it.
Wisconsin recruiting notebook
The Badgers made the top 5 for 2019 cornerback Darion Green-Warren and handed out several more scholarship offers in the last week. Jesse Temple has it all in his latest recruiting notebook.
Olive Sagapolu is an athlete
He might weigh 336 pounds and play on the defensive line, but the Badgers’ Olive Sagapolu is one heck of an athlete. The senior showed that on the beaches of Hawaii this week by doing a backflip that went viral.
Tai Strickland’s mixtape
Point guard Tai Strickland was a late but impressive addition to Wisconsin’s 2018 recruiting class. Here’s a look at his senior mixtape and what Badgers fans can expect when arrives in Madison.
Paul Chryst on the road
Coach Paul Chryst traveled to the northeast part of Wisconsin this week to talk with the football booster club about what he expects from his team this fall.
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