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This offense can work two ways.
In the case of a running back such as Ron Dayne or Brian Calhoun, or just about any other of the great Wisconsin running backs, the offense has been conducive to putting up huge rushing numbers.
Wisconsin running backs are consistently near the top of the nation in just about every rushing category, thanks to an offense that has ranked in the top 13 in attempts in five of the past six seasons.
However, there is currently only one Wisconsin running back in the NFL, Bradie Ewing with the Falcons, who played fullback at Wisconsin.
The "run-heavy" system the Badgers usually run is conducive to huge rushing numbers and inflated draft stock coming out of college, but few Badger running backs pan out at the next level.
And then there was the case of Russell Wilson, and his one season with the Badgers.
During that one season, in what is perceived as a rush-heavy offense, Wilson scored 33 touchdowns through the air, only threw four interceptions and completed 72.8 percent of his passes, all while leading his team to the Rose Bowl and a Big Ten title.
And yet, largely due to his 5'11" stature, he was not drafted until the third round of the 2012 NFL draft.
Surely, if Wilson played in a system where he was able to put up larger numbers and prove that he could succeed in an offense that threw the ball all over the field, he would have been drafted higher.
As it was, Wilson tore up the NFL as a rookie last season, winning the 2012 Pepsi Rookie of the Year award, and tying Peyton Manning's record for touchdown passes by a rookie quarterback.
If not somewhat "limited" by the Wisconsin offense, he would have had the opportunity to showcase his skill and ability.
Any offense that focuses too heavily on rushing the ball can be majorly detrimental to a quarterback's draft stock, especially given the "pass-happy" direction of the NFL at this time.