Freshman tailback Jonathan Taylor didn't get his first "touch" until the second quarter against Utah State. It took the form of a dropped pass. He got his first carry on the series and gained 1 yard.
Welcome to college football, young man.
"It took awhile to get into the flow and speed of the game," Taylor admitted. "I came to the sideline and Coach Sett was like, 'Relax. Play your game. Just remember all of your coaching points.'"
Coach Sett is Wisconsin running backs coach John Settle.
"When you get a young guy who's hungry and wants to learn and takes to coaching," said Settle, a former NFL tailback and assistant coach, "it's important to give him a solid foundation to help him build on.
"Really, it's the same thing that we've been talking about with the older guys."
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