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Wisconsin Football: Week 2 Depth Chart + Injury Report For Game Vs. Washington State

Madison, Wis. — On Monday, Wisconsin football officially released its second two-deep depth chart and injury report ahead of its weekend match-up vs. the Washington State Cougars.

Here is a look at where things stand heading into Week 2:

Offensive two-deep

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Starter: Graham Mertz (RS JR)

Backup: Myles Burkett (FR) OR Deacon Hill (RS FR)

Running Back

Starter: Braelon Allen (SO)

Backup: Chez Mellusi (SR)


Starter: Jackson Acker (RS FR)

Backup: Riley Nowakowski (RS SO)

Wide Receiver 

Starter: Chimere Dike (JR)

Backup: Markus Allen (RS FR)

Wide Receiver 

Starter: Skyler Bell (RS FR)

Backup: Keontez Lewis (SO)

Tight End

Starter: Clay Cundiff (RS JR)

Backup: Hayden Rucci (RS JR)

Left Tackle

Starter: Jack Nelson (RS SO)

Backup: Nolan Rucci (RS FR)

Left Guard

Starter: Tyler Beach (RS SR)

Backup: Joe Brunner (FR)


Starter: Joe Tippmann (RS JR)

Backup: Trey Wedig (RS SO)

Right Guard

Starter: Michael Furtney (RS SR)

Backup: Dylan Barrett (RS SO)

Right Tackle 

Starter: Riley Mahlman (RS FR)

Backup: Logan Brown (RS JR)

Defensive two-deep

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Defensive End

Starter: Rodas Johnson (RS JR)

Backup: Cade McDonald (RS SO)

Nose Tackle

Starter: Keeanu Benton (SR)

Backup: Gio Paez (RS JR)

Defensive End 

Starter: Isaiah Mullens (RS SR)

Backup: James Thompson Jr. (RS SO)

Outside Linebacker

Starter: Nick Herbig (JR)

Backup: Kaden Johnson (RS SO)

Inside Linebacker 

Starter: Jordan Turner (RS SO)

Backup: Tatum Grass (RS JR)

Inside Linebacker

Starter: Maema Njongmeta (RS JR)

Backup: Jake Chaney (SO)

Outside Linebacker

Starter: C.J. Goetz (RS SR)

Backup: Darryl Peterson (RS FR)


Starter: Alexander Smith (RS SR)

Backup: Ricardo Hallman (RS FR)


Starter: Jay Shaw (RS SR)

Backup: Semar Melvin (RS JR)

Nickel Corner

Starter: Cedrick Dort Jr. (RS SR)

Backup: Justin Clark (GR)

Strong Safety

Starter: John Torchio (RS SR)

Backup: Titus Toler (RS JR)

Free Safety 

Starter: Kamo’i Latu (RS JR) OR Preston Zachman (RS SO)

Special teams two-deep

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Starter: Andy Vujnovich (RS SR)

Backup: Gavin Meyers (RS SO)

Field Goals

Starter: Vito Calvaruso (JR)

Backup: Nate Van Zelst (RS FR)


Starter: Jack Van Dyke (JR)

Backup: Vito Calvaruso (JR)


Starter: Peter Bowden (RS JR)

Backup: Zach Zei (RS FR)


Starter: Gavin Meyers (RS SO)

Backup: Andy Vujnovich (RS SR)

Punt Return

Starter: Dean Engram (RS JR)

Backup: Chimere Dike (JR)

Kick Return

Starter: Isaac Guerendo (RS SR)

Backup: Keontez Lewis (SO)

Wisconsin Football Injury Report vs. Washington State

The No. 18 Wisconsin Badgers already have eight players ruled out due to injury for week two and three others listed as out for the season.

Players listed as Questionable:

  • N/A

Players listed as OUT:

  • OL Tanor Bortolini – Leg (Right)
  • WR Stephan Bracey – Leg (Right)
  • TE Cam Large – Leg (Right)
  • ILB Spencer Lytle – Leg (Left)
  • DE Isaac Townsend – Leg (Left)
  • OLB Aaron Witt – Leg (Right)
  • S Hunter Wohler – Leg (Left)
  • QB Chase Wolf – Leg (Right)

 Out for the season:

  • S Travian Blaylock – Leg (Right)
  • DE Mike Jarvis – Leg (Left)
  • ILB Luna Larson – Leg (Right)

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