The accolades are numerous for one of the best players in the 2012 Badgers football recruiting class, Vince Biegel. So, let's take a look at what makes him such a highly touted player from inside the state of Wisconsin.
Hometown/High School: Wisconsin Rapids/ Lincoln HS
!st team: all-conference, all-region, all-state
WI Defensive Player of the Year, John Anderson Award Winner, WI Gatorade Player of the Year, Dick Butkus Award Finalist, U.S. Army All-American
247Sports: 4* #180 - national, #18 - OLB, #1 - state
ESPNRecruitingNation: 4* #15 - OLB, #13 - region, #1 - state
Rivals: 4* #73 - national, # 3 - OLB, #1 - state
Scout: 4* #23 - OLB
Think Mike Taylor, only much better coming out of high school. Biegel is one of the most hyped and highly sought after players coming out of th state of Wisconsin in quite some time, especially on the defensive side of the ball.
He's got amazing quickness and he's been packing on the pounds, putting on nearly 15 pounds between his sophomore and junior year and his junior to senior year and that only helps in his case.
Looking at him on tape I'm honestly reminded a ton of A.J. Hawk from his days at Ohio State, just with the motor, feel for the game, and awareness he has and those are the things that may put him in play for a starting spot out of the gate. But I'll let you be the judge with the video highlighting his Senior season below: