Over the years, Wisconsin football has had many things attached to it. Great offensive linemen. A reputation for hard hitting safeties. A reputation for bruising runners.
And, as the years pass, each draft class proves these to not only be connotations of the Badgers football program, but to be accurate reminders of what it means to play Badgers football.
Playing hard, for 60 minutes.
Giving 110%, when your 100% won't do.
Staying long hours in the gym or film room, to be better than the opponent, knowing what he will try to do before he tries to do it.
These, are the benchmarks of a Wisconsin football player over the years, and the following 10 players who are actively in the NFL have proven time and again, their hard work and ability allow them to play the game they love at a high level.
If you're wondering who's Badger football skills have carried over to the NFL, check out this list of who to watch for in today's NFL action.