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Wisconsin football recruiting: Badgers commits Antonio Williams, Karé Lyles react to big Saturday

The buzz surrounding Wisconsin's 2016 class grows more and more by the day, and it isn't just coming from the fans.

Wisconsin quarterback commit Karé Lyles.
Wisconsin quarterback commit Karé Lyles.
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The Wisconsin Badgers' class of 2016 has more than doubled in two weeks and corresponding excitement isn't just coming from the fans who follow the long, winding roads of recruiting.

After two four-star standouts -- Green Bay (Bay Port), Wis., offensive tackle Cole Van Lanen and St. Petersburg (Admiral Farragut Academy), Fla., safety Craig Watts -- verbally pledged to play for the Badgers on Saturday, Twitter was buzzing from fellow Badgers commits -- including some bold predictions.

Tweets are just tweets and some of these predictions are certainly bold, but it's nonetheless promising to see Wisconsin's 2016 recruits united and excited to bring more future teammates into the fold. Two of the most vocal leaders of the group have been the first two commits of the class: running back Antonio Williams and quarterback Karé Lyles.

After Saturday's two commits, Wisconsin's 2016 class is ranked No. 26 by 247Sports' composite team rankings, No. 25 by Rivals and No. 27 by Scout.

Here's Dallas Jeanty, the Fort Lauderdale, Fla., linebacker who committed to Wisconsin last weekend.

Luke Benzschawel, the Grafton, Wis., defensive end:

Seth Currens, the Pickerington, Ohio, safety: