Wisconsin in the B1G power poll, the impact of T.J. Edwards and landing spots for NFL Badgers


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Wisconsin in the power poll

The Badgers won big in the first week of the season, crushing Utah State 59-10. Were the writers here at Land of 10 impressed? Our weekly Big Ten Power Poll has the answer.

T.J. Edwards makes an impact

Anyone who has watched Wisconsin the last two seasons knows inside linebacker T.J. Edwards is an impact player, and he was at it again on Friday against Utah State, writes Jesse Temple.

Badgers in the NFL

While running back Corey Clement made the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent, other former Wisconsin players earned spots on practice squads on Sunday, including running back Dare Ogunbowale, cornerback Sojourn Shelton and tight end Austin Traylor.

Breakout effort from Jonathan Taylor

Wisconsin had plenty of guys make their debut against Utah State on Friday, but no one was more impressive than running back Jonathan Taylor. And his big night should mean more opportunities moving forward.

Plenty to learn from a 59-10 win

The score at the end was lopsided, but there were plenty of teaching points for the Badgers in their 59-10 win against Utah State, according to Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Betting odds for Week 2

Wisconsin was a big favorite in Week 1 against Utah State, and the Badgers will once again be heavily favored as they host Florida Atlantic. Take a look at the early point spreads for Week 2.

Marty Strey commits to Wisconsin

Most high school players wait until after their season is done to accept preferred walk-on offers, but not Marty Strey. The outside linebacker from Sun Prairie, Wis., announced on Twitter last weekend he had committed to the Badgers.

Time at Wisconsin significant for Justin Wilcox

He was in Madison for less than a year, but the time Justin Wilcox spent as Wisconsin’s defensive coordinator helped California and him know he was a perfect fit the head coaching job with the Golden Bears.

Badgers have some laughs

Wisconsin has been creative in its timeout entertainment at Camp Randall Stadium in recent years, and the Badgers added to it with their latest addition: Speak up.

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