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Who has the edge when No. 14 Badgers open the season against Illinois?
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Who has the edge when No. 14 Badgers open the season against Illinois?

After much consternation, debate and challenges, the University of Wisconsin football team is set to open its season on Friday at Camp Randall Stadium.

Visiting Illinois brings in a returning quarterback, solid playmakers and a defense adept at creating turnovers. The Badgers have one of the most experienced defenses in the Big Ten and redshirt freshman quarterback Graham Mertz is eager to show what he can do with the Badgers’ offense.

So, who has the edge when Illinois comes to Madison? Let’s break it down:

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