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Wisconsin Broke Out An Epic Formation vs. Michigan On Opening Drive

Jonathan Taylor rushes the ball against Miami in the Pinstripe Bowl.

NEW YORK, NEW YORK - DECEMBER 27: Jonathan Taylor #23 of the Wisconsin Badgers runs with the ball in the first quarter of the New Era Pinstripe Bowl against the Miami Hurricanes at Yankee Stadium on December 27, 2018 in the Bronx borough of New York City. (Photo by Sarah Stier/Getty Images)

Wisconsin football is usually known for its physical playing style. Well, it didn't take very long for the team to put that brand of football on display against Michigan.

The Badgers have dismantled their first two opponents this season, but it should be noted that they haven't played a team near their level of talent.

Apparently it doesn't matter even if Wisconsin faces an elite program like Michigan. Paul Chryst continues to lead an offense that's predicated on running the football.

During the opening drive of the game, the Badgers went with a formation that had nine offensive linemen. It's the most unique formation we'll probably see all weekend.

As you'd expect, the Badgers managed to pick up the first down on this play.

Here is the formation that has everyone buzzing:

Wisconsin had a 12-play drive that went 75 yards to the house. Jonathan Taylor had the opening score, which isn't a surprise since he's a touchdown machine.

It should also be noted that Wisconsin only threw the ball once on the opening drive. The coaching staff is putting minimal pressure on quarterback Jack Coan, who just needs to take care of the football when the team decides to air out the football.