Wisconsin linebacker Mike Taylor suffered a “significant” injury to his right knee against Iowa and will miss the rest of the season.
Coach Bret Bielema confirmed Taylor’s season-ending injury on Tuesday as the Badgers relax during a bye week.
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Wisconsin lost 20-10 to then-No. 11 Iowa on Saturday. Taylor came into the game leading Wisconsin in tackles (43).
Bielema says since Taylor is a redshirt freshman, he still has three quality years ahead.
Bielema also says top running back John Clay spent time in a walking boot after the game. Clay has been struggling with a right ankle sprain most of the season and was buckled over early against the Hawkeyes. He returned and ran for 75 yards, but wasn’t the same after the injury.