Top players from Wisconsin’s Win vs Maryland

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The Wisconsin Badgers had a strong victory against the Maryland Terrapins, dominating to the tune of a 23-10 game at Camp Randall Stadium to push the Badgers into second place in the Big 10 West. With poor weather conditions, the passing game took a backseat, while the running backs starred in a strong effort on the ground to propel the Badgers to a quick start. Here are the top 5 players from the Badger’s victory. 

Isaac Guerendo

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Fifth-year senior running back Isaac Guerendo delivered the Maryland Terrapins a devastating blow on the first play of the Badgers’ fourth drive. He took a handoff up the middle, flew past several defenders, and found the right sideline. The 89-yard touchdown run down was a part of a career night. Guerendo finished with a career-high 114 yards on 12 carries as the Badgers bullied the Terrapins on the ground. 

Braelon Allen

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Throwing the football was difficult because of the wind and rain, so Allen ran for 119 yards and a touchdown. Allen scored the game’s first touchdown. For the first time this season, Wisconsin had two 100-yard rushers as both Braelon Allen; and Isaac Guerendo eclipsed the century mark. Allen is fourth in the Big Ten Conferences in yards (989), touchdowns (10), and fifth in attempts.

Nick Herbig

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The linebacker was all over the field for Wisconsin’s defense. He finished the game with four total tackles, two sacks, and three tackles for loss. He has a strong frame with projectable length and room to add muscle. Herbig is an impressive pass-rusher off-edge. Thrives in an aggressive role where speed is a factor. Herbig Consistently pressures the quarterback in blitz packages. He can dip his shoulder and use the technique to turn the corner.

Joe Tippman 

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He leads the team in snaps played. He is steady and constant for the Badger’s O-line. The Badgers have used seven starting lineups in nine games on the O-line. Tippmann is the only player to start each contest. The Badgers run most of their run plays behind Tippman. Standing at 6-foot-6, 317-pound takes pride in being a presence the team can rely on during a season full of shuffling up front.

Hunter Wohler

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Returning after breaking his fibula in the Illinois State game, Wohler snagged a fourth-quarter interception. Wohler, a sophomore safety who starred a Muskego High School, returned to the field Saturday. It was his first game since breaking his left fibula in the season opener. Wohler finished with three tackles and recorded his first career interception. He was part of a game plan in which the Badgers sometimes used safeties in the outside linebacker spot to contain Terrapins quarterback Taulia Tagovailoa.

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