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Badgers add 24 scholarship players to team

Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema announced his third recruiting class in his career with 24 scholarship players and five walk-ons.

The highlights of the class include three players rated four stars by the national recruiting service, Rivals.com.

Those include the state's top two seniors -- offensive lineman Peter Konz of Neenah and defensive end Tyler Westphal of Menasha.

The third highly touted recruit is dual-threat quarterback Curt Phillips of Kingsport, Tenn. Phillips threw for more than 5,400 yards and ran for nearly 3,800 yards. He also had 115 career touchdowns.

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