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Football: NFL bound: Wisconsin stars with the most pro potential

This year’s 2021 Wisconsin Badgers football team is loaded with talent. From top to bottom, at nearly every position, there are players who could potentially make the leap to the National Football League after their time in Madison is done. As the season begins, here are some players to keep an eye out for as potential NFL stars after college.


Graham Mertz — A former four-star recruit and high school All-American, Mertz has all of the talent in the world. Since early in his Badger career, he has shown brief glimpses of this talent.