Wisconsin hosts top recruits; Madison named best college football town in U.S.
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Players enjoy official visits
Wisconsin had several of its top commits and targets in the Class of 2019 on campus this weekend. That included 5-star tackle Logan Brown and 3-star tackle Joe Tippmann, both of whom posted about their official visits on Twitter.
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Best college football town in America
USA Today has put out its latest list of the best college football towns in the U.S. and it has Madison, home of the Wisconsin Badgers, at the top.
Ohio State focused on Graham Mertz
According to the ElevenWarriors.com, 4-star Wisconsin commit Graham Mertz has become the focus of Ohio State’s search for a quarterback in the Class of 2019. The article claims that “some folks” with “serious knowledge of the situation” are insisting Mertz will end up de-commiting from the Badgers.
Jonathan Taylor’s Heisman Trophy odds
The latest odds for the 2018 Heisman Trophy are out, and Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor is No. 2 behind Stanford’s Bryce Love.
Biggest concern for Wisconsin
Everyone is picking the Badgers to win the Big Ten West and return to Indianapolis for a third straight year to play in the conference title game. But here’s one outlet’s take on the thing that could hold them back.
Next NFL stars
He’s only played one season at Wisconsin, but folks are already looking at what Taylor could do at the next level. The Badgers running back makes 247Sports’ list of the 18 college players who will be stars in the NFL.
Wisconsin track and field champions
Two Wisconsin track and field athletes took home national titles this weekend at the NCAA championships. Georgia Ellenwood won the school’s first women’s heptathlon title, while Ollie Hoare won the men’s 1,500 meters in dramatic fashion.
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