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Jacob Pedersen scored twice Saturday (Fedie/11)

After entering Saturday's game with only 10 career catches, sophomore tight end Jacob Pedersen took the next step in becoming Wisconsin's next great tight end, setting career highs in catches, yards and touchdowns in No.8 Wisconsin's 35-0 victory.

MADISON - Bret Bielema turned heads this past spring when he told reporters Wisconsin redshirt sophomore Jacob Pedersen had the chance to become "one of the best tight ends we've ever had in the program." In his team's 35-0 victory over Oregon State Saturday, Pedersen gave fans a reason to buy into his head coach's high praise, as he registered six catches for 80 yards and two touchdowns – all...

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