Melvin Gordon rushed for 2,587 yards last season, a total so eye-popping it went down as the second-best rushing season in college football history.
Wisconsin running backs carry more than just the rock in Madison. They bear a rich legacy of success at the highest level in college football.
A total of 35 players were selected in the 2015 NFL Draft, held over the past three days in Chicago.
Two years ago, just one Big Ten player was selected in the first round of the NFL Draft with the No. 31 pick. Thursday night, three went in the top 15 picks.