Jonathan Taylor had two long touchdown runs, Alex Hornibrook tossed for 257 yards and two scores and No. 4 Wisconsin opened the season with a 34-3 triumph over Western Kentucky on Friday night.
A youthful resistance working in seven new starters constrained two turnovers inside Wisconsin’s 5 . A.J. Taylor paced the in need of help getting corps with five gets for 85 yards, while Garrett Groshek transformed a screen go into a 43-yard touchdown in the final quarter for a 31-point lead.
The Badgers completed with a whirlwind, scoring on five of six drives in the wake of punting on three of their initial four belonging.
Abandon it to Jonathan Taylor to get the offense going. He completed with 145 yards on 18 conveys, notwithstanding observing the greater part of the final quarter from the sideline with the diversion well close by for Wisconsin. He additionally lost a bumble in the second from last quarter.
Taylor “had a couple enormous runs, but … things he’ll see and I think he knows now he can tidy up and go,” mentor Paul Chryst said.