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Graham Mertz slings 5 TDs in dominant Wisconsin win (2:05)

In his first career start, Wisconsin quarterback Graham Mertz completes 20 of 21 passes for 248 yards and five touchdowns as the Badgers take down the Illini 45-7. (2:05)

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Graham Mertz, Wisconsin strike for two quick TDs to end half (0:52)

Graham Mertz slings a 14-yard touchdown to Jake Ferguson. Just 38 seconds later, Mertz delivers a 53-yard strike to Danny Davis for the score as the Badgers take a 28-7 lead at halftime. (0:52)

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Illinois takes a fumble recovery to the house for the TD (0:47)

Wisconsin's Jake Ferguson has the ball knocked lose by Illinois' Sydney Brown, followed by a recovery and 38-yard touchdown run for the Fighting Illini. (0:47)

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Graham Mertz finds Jake Ferguson wide-open for the Badgers' TD (0:23)

Graham Mertz rolls to his right and slings it to Jake Ferguson, who's uncovered in the end zone for the Wisconsin touchdown. (0:23)

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Wisconsin takes advantage of early Illinois turnover with TD (0:47)

Wisconsin's Noah Burks jumps on an Illinois fumble, leading to Graham Mertz's touchdown pass to Mason Stokke and an early Badgers' lead. (0:47)