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Wisconsin QB Graham Mertz nearly perfect as Badgers roll Illinois in Big Ten opener

USATODAY.com Saturday, 24 October 2020
Making his first college start, Graham Mertz completed 20-of-21 passes for five touchdowns as Wisconsin rolled Illinois in the Big Ten's opener.
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Graham Mertz threw five touchdown passes to match the Wisconsin record in his first career start and the No. 14 Badgers beat Illinois 45-7 on Friday night to open the pandemic-delayed Big Ten football season.

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