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Jonathan Taylor, Wisconsin Running Back and All-American

Rick is joined this week by the splendid running back from the University of Wisconsin, Jonathan Taylor.

He’s picked up quite a few honors so far as the regular season has ended and you’ll be seeing him in the Rose Bowl.

Taylor, who is arguably the most dominant running back in the history of college football, was named a first team AP All-American

During the 2018 and 2019 seasons he won the Doak Walker Award, the award for the top running back in college football.

1st-team All-American (2019)
Unanimous 1st-team All-American (2018)
2nd-team All-American (2017)
2× Doak Walker Award Winner (2018, 2019)
AP Big Ten Newcomer of the Year (2017)
Pinstripe Bowl MVP (2018)
Big Ten Conference
Big Ten Ameche-Dayne Running Back of the Year (2018, 2019)
Big Ten Thompson–Randle El Freshman of the Year (2017)
3× Consensus First-team All-Big Ten (2017, 2018, 2019)
8× Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week (2× 2017, 2× 2018, 4× 2019)
8× Big Ten Freshman of the Week (2017)

Most 200 yd rushing games in FBS (career): 12
Most rushing yards through junior season: 6,080
Most rushing yards as a freshman and sophomore: 4,171
Most rushing yards in a season in FBS by a freshman: 1,977
Fewest games for a freshman to reach 1,000 rushing yards in FBS history: 7 games (tied with 6 others)
Big Ten Conference
Most Big Ten Freshman of the Week awards: 8

Rick and JT even talk about some of the tech he uses with the Badgers. Great to have Jonathan on “Tech of Sports.”