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ESPN: Wisconsin's James White closing the gap

It's not a surprise that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema fielded several questions about one of his running backs during Tuesday's Big Ten teleconference.

The surprise: the back in question wasn't John Clay.

True freshman James White continues to be the talk of Wisconsin's offensive backfield, especially as the Badgers try to bounce back from last week's loss to Michigan State. White earned Big Ten Freshman of the Week honors for the second consecutive week after rushing for 98 yards and two touchdowns on only 10 carries against the Spartans. He had 235 all-purpose yards in the game.

Through five games, ...

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