1. College Football News Preview 2020: Wisconsin Badgers Win Total Prediction, What Will Happen
The Badgers lose their historically great running back, their leading wide receiver, their best offensive lineman, their two best defensive players, and …
They might actually be better.
Everyone loses stars, but the defense and the system should be more than fine as long as there aren’t a slew of key early injuries. If the pass rush is decent, everything else will be in place to be among the nation’s best again.
But is there anyone who can come close to being another Jonathan Taylor?
Of course – it’s Wisconsin – but Taylor really was just that good. Replacing top target Quintez Cephus might be a wee bit tougher, but as long as the offense is bashing away like it normally does, and as long as there aren’t a slew of big turnovers in key spots, the offense will get the job done.
There’s no Ohio State, Penn State, or Michigan State on the schedule, but …
Set The Wisconsin Badgers Regular Season Win Total At … 9
It’s still a relatively rough slate.
Don’t laugh – Indiana and/or Appalachian State have the potential to be real problems early on. Going to Michigan is never easy, and facing Notre Dame in Lambeau Field will be a fight.
Throw in a November with three of the last four games on the road – including the regular season finale at Iowa – and there are just enough landmines to expect three losses …
And another trip to the Big Ten Championship game.