Taylor sprinted for 143 yards and two touchdowns in the first quarter against Michigan.
Wisconsin running back Jonathan Taylor continued his dominant start to the season on Saturday against Michigan, sprinting for 203 yards and two touchdowns in the Badger's 35-14 victory.
Taylor found the end zone twice in the game's first 13 minutes at Camp Randall Stadium in Madison, Wisc. The junior plunged into the end zone with a one-yard touchdown run on Wisconsin's first drive, then sprinted for a 72-yard TD on the Badgers' third possession.
The Heisman candidate didn't add to his impressive stat line after his second touchdown run. Taylor exited the game in the second quarter with cramps before returning midway through the third.
Taylor entered Saturday's matchup with 237 rushing yards and eight total touchdowns in 2019. He rushed for 102 yards and two touchdowns in Wisconsin's Week 2 win over Central Michigan on Sept. 7.
Wisconsin's offense didn't slow without Taylor in the second quarter. The Badgers drove 80 yards against Michigan on 15 plays to take a 21-0 lead midway through the second quarter, taking a 35-0 lead in the third quarter before Michigan ended the shutout.
Wisconsin is now 3–0 in 2019. Michigan is 2–1 before a matchup with Rutgers on Sept. 28.