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Name: Graham Mertz 
College: Wisconsin     Number: 5
Height: 6-2   Weight: 215
Position: QB  Pos2:
Class/Draft Year: rFr/2024

40 Low: 4.74
   40 Time: 4.84
  40 High: 4.95
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 Graham Mertz, Wisconsin, Player News

  11/24/20 - QB Graham MertzrFr/2024, Wisconsin, 6-2, 215 (DS#4 QB) + More +

  After dealing with little to no on-the-field adversity while leading the University of Wisconsin football team to victories in his first two career starts, the redshirt freshman quarterback's inexperience showed Saturday afternoon against a terrific defense. Mertz turned the ball over four times - three interceptions and a fumble - in the No. 10 Badgers' 17-7 loss to No. 19 Northwestern at Ryan Field. It didn't help matters that Mertz didn't have his two best wide receivers on the field with him, and there was plenty of blame to go around on a UW offense that couldn't get out of its own way. But on a day when the Badgers needed their young star to be great, he instead took a step back. "I do believe what drives him is doing all he can for this team, and when you're not able to do that or do it enough, it's a growing situation," UW coach Paul Chryst said. "This one was painful for a lot of us, and we've got to learn from it. We've got to take away what you can from it and go forward.

"I don't know if there's many quarterbacks that play that don't go through those highs and those lows. You've got to find a way to continue to work through and be consistent when things are going well and when things aren't going well." Mertz completed 74.4 percent of his passes during his first two starts - sandwiched around a positive COVID-19 test that sidelined him for two weeks - but he went just 23 of 41 for 230 yards against the Wildcats (5-0). He attempted 64 passes without throwing an interception dating to his debut last season, but his first career pick came in the second quarter and that was followed by two more. "Northwestern's a great, veteran defense," Mertz said. "They knew what was coming with our progressions, so obviously there were some that I'd like to get back. But now it's just taking it as a learning experience and grow from it." - Journal Sentinel


(DS#4 QB) rFr/2024 QB Graham MertzWisconsin
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  10/29/20 - QB Graham MertzrFr/2024, Wisconsin, 6-2, 215 (DS#4 QB) + More +

  A COVID-19 outbreak has put the University of Wisconsin football season on hold after just one game. The Badgers will pause football activities for at least seven days after a dozen people in the program, including coach Paul Chryst and starting quarterback Graham Mertz, tested positive for COVID-19 in the past five days. The Badgers, ranked No. 9 in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, decided they cannot play their scheduled game Saturday at Nebraska. A Big Ten Conference spokesman said the game will not count toward either team's record. The 12 people who tested positive include six players and six staff members. The program is in the process of providing hotel rooms for seven days in order to separate players who live together to combat the virus' spread. UW athletic director Barry Alvarez said the program does not know what caused the outbreak. Additional test results are pending, meaning there are potentially more cases within the program. - Wisconsin State Journal

(DS#4 QB) rFr/2024 QB Graham MertzWisconsin
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  10/27/20 - QB Graham MertzrFr/2024, Wisconsin, 6-2, 215 (DS#4 QB) + More +

  No. 9 Wisconsin has canceled its game at Nebraska on Saturday and paused all team activities for at least seven days after a dozen people within the program including coach Paul Chryst tested positive for COVID-19. School officials said athletic director Barry Alvarez and chancellor Rebecca Blank made the decision in consultation with Big Ten officials. The game with Nebraska won't be rescheduled. Wisconsin said six players and six staff members had tested positive over the last five days. The announcement followed reports that starting quarterback Graham Mertz had tested positive twice – which would require him to sit out at least 21 days under Big Ten protocols - and that backup quarterback Chase Wolf had tested positive at least once. - AP College Football

(DS#4 QB) rFr/2024 QB Graham MertzWisconsin
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  10/26/20 - QB Graham MertzrFr/2024, Wisconsin, 6-2, 215 (DS#4 QB) + More +

  OCT 26 BIG TEN CO-OFFENSIVE PLAYER AND FRESHMAN OF THE WEEK: Graham Mertz, Wisconsin, Fr., QB, Overland Park, Kan./Blue Valley North,...Became the first Wisconsin freshman to start a season opener at quarterback since 1978, going 20-for-21 for 248 yards and five touchdowns...Broke the school record for single-game completion percentage (.952), while tying the school marks with five touchdown passes and 17 consecutive completions...Recorded the third-highest single-game passing yards by a Wisconsin freshman, trailing Darrell Bevell (274 vs. Northwestern in 1992) and Joel Stave (254 vs. Illinois in 2012)...Earns his first career Big Ten weekly awards...Last Wisconsin Offensive Player of the Week: Jonathan Taylor (Nov. 18, 2019)...Last Wisconsin Freshman of the Week: Jonathan Taylor (Nov. 27, 2017). - Big Ten Football

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  10/25/20 - QB Graham MertzrFr/2024, Wisconsin, 6-2, 215 (DS#4 QB) + More +

  Wisconsin says nobody who played in the season opener Friday night tested positive for COVID-19 or reported having any symptoms beforehand, amid weekend reports that quarterback Graham Mertz has tested positive. The Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel and Wisconsin State Journal reported Mertz would be taking a second test to determine whether his first test was a false positive. The Journal-Sentinel reported Mertz's positive test came Saturday, one day after the Badgers' 45-7 home victory over Illinois. School officials say they won't release any testing information regarding individual athletes due to privacy concerns. Big Ten protocols say that athletes who test positive through point-of-contact daily testing must take a polymerase chain reaction test to confirm the first result. If that second test confirms a positive result, the athlete can't play again for at least 21 days. The ninth-ranked Badgers visit Nebraska, host Purdue and travel to No. 13 Michigan in their next three games. - AP College Football

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  10/23/20 - QB Graham MertzrFr/2024, Wisconsin, 6-2, 215 (DS#4 QB) + More +

  Graham Mertz threw five touchdown passes to match the Wisconsin record in a commanding first career start and the No. 14 Badgers beat Illinois 45-7 on Friday night to open the pandemic-delayed Big Ten football season. Mertz set a school record for completion percentage on 20-of-21 passing, finishing with 248 yards. The lone incompletion was a pass that running back Garrett Groshek dropped midway through the third quarter. The redshirt freshman quarterback delivered a buzzworthy performance during the Big Ten’s long-awaited opening night. The Big Ten announced Aug. 11 that it would postpone all fall sports until the spring due to the coronavirus pandemic, then reversed itself Sept. 16 by saying it would begin the season in mid-October.

While most other conferences began playing last month in front of partially filled stadiums, Wisconsin had cutouts in the stands and piped-in crowd noise Friday as it began its nine-game schedule. But his prime-time outburst still earned raves on social media from a wide range of players including Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes and former Wisconsin star J.J. Watt. Mertz became the first-team quarterback after returning starter Jack Coan underwent foot surgery on Oct. 7, leaving him out indefinitely. He wasted no time making the most of his opportunity. The only previous Wisconsin quarterbacks to throw five touchdown passes in a game are Darrell Bevell against Nevada in 1993 and Jim Sorgi against Michigan State in 2003. Mertz was 14 of 14 for 190 yards and four touchdowns in the first half alone as Wisconsin built a 28-7 halftime lead. Three of his five touchdown passes went to tight end Jake Ferguson, who had seven catches for 72 yards. - AP College/Wisconsin Football


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