Jonathan Taylor named First-Team All-American by Football Writers

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MADISON, Wis. (WMTV)-- UW Badgers running back Jonathan Taylor was named a First-Team All-America player on Tuesday, by the Football Writers Associated of America All-America Team, according to a post on Twitter.

It is Taylor's second time being recognized as a 1st team All-American as the junior running back was unanimously voted for the honors in 2018.

So far Taylor has 1,909 rushing yards, 204 receiving yards and leads the nation with 26 total touchdowns.

Taylor has averaged 180 rushing yards per game over his last five games as the Badgers prepare to face Oregon in the Rose Bowl on January 1st, 2020.