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2018 Early Signing Period: Wisconsin breakdown, Travian Blaylock interview

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The Wisconsin Badgers welcomed 26 signees (19 scholarship, seven walk-ons) on Wednesday to the class of 2018 during the start of early signing period. 

247Sports' Benjamin Worgull joins B5Q's Jake Kocorowski in breaking down this recruiting cycle, answering such questions like who could make an early impact, which could potentially include cornerback Donte Burton and defensive lineman Bryson Williams.

About midway through, 2018 cornerback signee Travian Blaylock joins the show to talk about his commitment, recruiting process and why he chose to come to Wisconsin.

Here’s the full agenda of the show:

2:20 — Overall impressions of Wisconsin’s class
4:15 — Head coach Paul Chryst and his coaching staff’s mentality on recruiting
6:45—The in-state scholarship signees
11:10—What the impact of signing five Michigan-based players could mean and what to see out of offensive lineman Michael Furtney
15:30 —Interview with 2018 cornerback signee Travian Blaylock. He discusses his recruiting process, where Wisconsin sees him, the influence of his father, former NFL player Derrick Blaylock, and the bond of this 2018 class
27:30—What the early enrollees could bring to Wisconsin
32:25—Did the Ben Bryant situation hurt Wisconsin at all?
35:15—Chase Wolf and what he could bring at quarterback
38:15—Was there a position Wisconsin missed on?
41:45—Wisconsin’s walk-on class of 2018
44:00—Who to watch for until the official National Signing Day in February