Wisconsin Twitter reacts to Graham Mertz’s big block as the Badgers take the lead

It wasn’t the game-changing play you’d expect from your starting quarterback, but it worked all the same. Wisconsin dialed up some trickery late in the third quarter, with Graham Mertz providing the key block on a Chimere Dike touchdown run.

All afternoon long, Wisconsin had struggled to finish drives as they had settled for a trio of field goals before Dike finally broke through. The 9-yard touchdown scamper gave Wisconsin a 16-13 lead late in the third quarter just before Camp Randall began to Jump Around.

Here is a look at the play and how Wisconsin Twitter reacted to Mertz putting his body on the line for the lead:

The play:

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Mertz provided a key block:

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Finally some creativity:

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Mertz the blocker:

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It looked like a holding call waiting to happen...

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Bobby Engram's best drive of the game:

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Not Mertz's first rodeo...

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Mertz the blocker:

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Yes it does:

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Trickery for Wisconsin

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Story originally appeared on Badgers Wire