Badgers' Biadasz returns for redshirt junior season

MADISON, Wis. (WBAY) - The University of Wisconsin announced Thursday that redshirt sophomore Tyler Biadasz will returns to the Badgers for his redshirt junior season.

The 6-foot-3, 319-pound center was a consensus first-team All-Big Ten pick. Wisconsin had the sixth best rushing offense in the nation and helped sophomore running back Jonathan Taylor rush for 2,194 yards.

Pro Football Focus rated Biadaz with an 88.7 grade, the best in the nation for a center. In two seasons with at Wisconsin, he has started all 27 games he’s played in.

The Badgers will still have to replace three of the team’s five starters on the offensive line. Wisconsin will lose redshirt seniors Michael Deiter and Beau Benzschawel while right tackle David Edwards declared for the 2019 NFL Draft on Tuesday.