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Running back James White
This past season was one of the more memorable ones for Badger fans. Beating Ohio State at home, scoring three million points on opponents, winning a share of the Big Ten title, and even though they lost making the Rose Bowl game made this past season one for the ages.
This offense may have just gotten better. That's scary.
Last Monday, former NC State quarterback Russell Wilson made his announcement that he was going to "take his talents" to Madison (of course he didn't really word it like that because he's not LeBron James). Wilson may be the best Badger quarterback already since Ron VanderKelen or Darrell Bevell.
Madison did lose a lot of talent this offseason in addition to gaining one very strong one in Wilson.
Efficient QB Scott Tolzein graduated, tight end Lance Kendricks left for the NFL, so did Gabe Carimi, John Moffitt, John Clay (undrafted), and JJ Watt. Two key linebackers in Blake Sorenson and Culmer St. Jean graduated. That's just naming a few of the key names that left.
But no worries. The Badgers have two of the three headed monster at running back. That's more then enough considering UW is "O-Line U."
The Badgers are going to have another magical season in 2011 but standing in their way is the Big Ten opener against Nebraska. That will be the toughest game this up coming season.
Prediction: 12-1 (Big Ten Champions)