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Franklin quarterback Myles Burkett was the first oral commitment of UW's 2022 recruiting class.

Myles Burkett became the Badgers’ first Class of 2022 recruit when he announced his decision in January.

The 6-foot-1, 200-pounder from Franklin is a three-star recruit per 247Sports and Rivals, and showed great mobility and arm strength in his junior season. He battled back from a knee injury as a sophomore to throw for 1,236 and 11 touchdowns and rush for 180 yards and a score in a pandemic-shortened season.

He’s the first in-state quarterback to earn a scholarship out of high school since 2011.

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