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Mertz named to Davey O'Brien Award watch list

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Mertz the latest Badger to be watch listed

The Davey O'Brien Award announced its preseason watch list for the upcoming college football season and Graham Mertz made the cut.

The Badger sophomore was 1 of 30 quarterbacks named to the watch list. Last season in his first year as a starter. Mertz threw for 1,238 yards and 9 touchdowns and leading Wisconsin to a Duke's Mayo Bowl win.

The Davey O'Brien Award is given annually to the nation's best college quarterback.