Good teams send players to the NFL. The Badgers' recent success—the team has three-peated as Big Ten champions—has made them keenly aware of this phenomenon.
For the 2013 season, the Badgers will need to figure out how to replace offensive stalwart Montee Ball and offensive line anchor Travis Fredrick. The defense will also be left with some glaring holes, as much of the secondary is graduating along with ferocious linebacker Mike Taylor.
Good teams also find suitable replacements when key pieces depart. If Wisconsin wants to keep up its winning ways, it is imperative previously unsung players step up. With that in mind, here are four players that will impress in 2013.