Brent Yarina, Senior Editor, August 2, 2015

A.J. Taylor, a four-star 2016 athlete out of Kansas City, Missouri, announced his verbal commitment to Wisconsin on Saturday in a creative way.

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Using a large Monopoly game board, appropriately called ?Collegeopoly: A.J. Taylor Edition,? Taylor, in front of family and friends, announced his choice.

Taylor verbally committed to the Badgers over several other schools, including Big Ten foes Illinois, Iowa, Maryland, Nebraska and Northwestern.

Randy Withers, publisher of, shared Taylor's announcement via Twitter (@RandyWithersKC). Follow him to see how it all went down.

Taylor can't officially sign with Wisconsin until national signing day on Feb. 3, 2016.