Badgers add pair of in-state verbal commits for 2017 class

Paul Chryst and Co. nearly cleaned up on its in-state targets in the 2016 class, and it appears the Badges are going to complete the task in 2017. On Monday night the coaching staff received two verbal commitments from in-state offensive linemen. First it was Menomonie, Wis. offensive guard Alex Fenton giving his verbal commitment […]


First Look: Badgers biggest needs in the 2017 football recruiting class

Recruiting never ends in college football, and with that in mind we immediately move on from the 2016 recruiting class (which according to the rankings is Wisconsin’s best in school history). It also means we need to set expectations for the Badgers in the upcoming recruiting cycle. New names, players and highlight reels to pour […]


Badgers add pair of 2016 football commitments

It’s crunch time in the world of college football recruiting, and for the Wisconsin Badgers it has meant big things. With space limited and filling up fast, those who want in on the 2016 recruiting class are quickly making decisions. One name that has been on commitment watch lately was that of 3-star Grand Prairie (Texas.) […]


UW football adds 1st defensive commit to 2017 class

It is just over a week until the Wisconsin Badgers officially have their 2016 recruiting class in the fold, however it has already begun to focus on the 2017 class as well. This past weekend Wisconsin hosted four top priority in-state recruits for the 2017 class, and a few left with offers from the Badgers. […]


Wisconsin finally adds RB to 2016 recruiting class

Wisconsin thought it had its lone running back of the 2016 class, but all of that changed in November as Ohio State stole the commitment of 4-star running back Antonio Williams. It seemed to catch Wisconsin off-guard, and left the coaching staff casting a wide net. That net didn’t need to be too wide though, […]


UW begins looking ahead to 2017 QB recruiting with first offers

Things are going to be very different at quarterback over the next few years for the University of Wisconsin. Love, hate or indifferent towards Joel Stave, it is still going to be strange not seeing him behind center for the Badgers. It also means the future could be now or wait one more year should […]


Badgers mine Colorado for potential surprise 2016 commitment

If there’s one thing we’ve seen since the start of the Paul Chryst era on the recruiting trail, it is the fact that they aren’t going to leave any stone unturned. That proved to be the case, as per Badger247, Wisconsin has landed a sleeper as commitment No. 24 in the class of 2016. UPDATE: […]


Badgers add Florida CB to 2016 recruiting class

The Wisconsin Badgers coaching staff has left virtually no stone unturned in its quest to fill out their first full recruiting class. However, it didn’t need to look hard to find the latest commitment. On Sunday morning, our recruiting partners at Badger247 are reporting that cornerback Dontye Carriere-Williams has committed to the Badgers. All the Badgers had […]

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Badgers add under the radar WR to 2016 class

The University of Wisconsin football coaching staff isn’t leaving any stone unturned on the recruiting trail. It’s ability to identify talent and go after it regardless of circumstances and do their own evaluations are quickly becoming a trademark of this coaching staff. It was proven true once again, as the Badgers got their 21st commitment […]


BREAKING: 4-star RB Antonio Williams de-commits from Badgers

When the Wisconsin Badgers got a commit from one of the top running backs in the class of 2016, history said this was going to be a long road to national signing day. History was proven right on Wednesday, as 4-star running back Antonio Williams told our recruiting partners at Badger247 that he has de-committed from […]


Badgers land 4-star 2016 safety Eric Burrell

So much for “Paul Chryst can’t recruit.” On Monday, the long battle for 4-star Ownings Mills (Md.) McDonough School safety, Eric Burrell, ended. It was good news for the Badgers, as he gave his verbal commitment to the University of Wisconsin. He becomes the 21st commitment for the Badgers and the fifth 4-star recruit to verbally […]


2-fer Thursday: Badgers football secures 1st 2017 commitment

The state of Arizona is hot, who doesn’t know that? However, it is Cardinal and White hot these days, as the Badgers secured their second commitment from the state in a single day. After KarĂ© Lyles joined the Badgers as their quarterback in the 2016 class, fellow legacy recruit Kayden Lyles may not have been […]


Badgers adds Top 50 DT Garrett Rand to 2016 football class

The first night game in nearly three years served as a major recruiting weekend, and it has yielded major dividends for the Badgers already. After getting a commitment on Sunday, our recruiting partners at Badger247 are reporting Wisconsin has a major commitment on its hands. It comes in the form of 4-star defensive tackle Garrett […]


Badgers get first CB commit of 2016 recruiting cycle

The Wisconsin Badgers secondary will take a major hit following the 2015 season, with three of four starters graduating and key reserves moving on. It means recruiting the cornerback position is a big emphasis of the Badgers coaching staff. Saturday was the biggest recruiting weekend, not only for the secondary, but for the entire 2016 […]


UW gets their King, as top 2017 recruit commits to Badgers

The Wisconsin Badgers have missed on a number of the top college basketball prospects out of their home state, with Sam Dekker being a notable exception. However, that is changing thanks to the combination of winning and style. No more evidence exists of that than the


Badgers get 2nd WR commitment of 2016 class

The Wisconsin Badgers continue to need consistent help at the wide receiver position, and after pulling an early commitment from long snapper/wide receiver Jacob Ceaser earlier this summer the heat turned up on the actual wide receiver position as July and August rolled around. UW got its first priority at the position, in the form […]

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2016 Wisconsin Badgers Football Recruiting: Offensive Update

As the Wisconsin Badgers program enters fall camp, so ends a lot of the craziness of summer recruiting. It also means the all-important official visits are right around the corner. If you haven’t been paying attention to the recruiting roller coaster this summer, you missed an interesting ride. With that in mind, we give you […]


UW adds 4-star athlete A.J. Taylor to 2016 class

The Wisconsin Badgers have been searching for a game changing athlete at wide receiver for a while now. On Saturday they may have found that as 4-star athlete A.J. Taylor verbally committed to the Badgers. According to our partners at Badger247, Taylor has been a part of the family for a week already, but pubiclh […]

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DE Keldric Preston becomes commit No. 14 for Badgers football

After going in-state and underground to pick up the first two members of the defensive end group in the 2016 class, the Wisconsin Badgers went a little more high profile for commit No. 3 at the position and commit No. 14 overall. Our recruiting partners at Badger247 confirmed that 3-star defensive end Keldric Preston has […]


July Could Be Big For Changing Course at Wide Receiver for UW

The 2014 Wisconsin Badgers had what it needed on defense, it certainly had the run game. However, there was one glaring weakness that stopped it from being a true national contender — any resemblance of a fearful passing game. It was never more on display than in the opening and closing losses for the Badgers. […]


Wisconsin gets fast commitment from 2016 TE Jake Hescock

It took awhile and a lot of swings and misses on the 2016 recruiting trail, but the Wisconsin Badgers finally found their tight end for the 2016 class. On Friday, tight end Jake Hescock made a verbal pledge to the Badgers. His commitment came on the heels of a visit to Madison earlier in the […]


Badgers double dip with Top247 Safety Craig Watts’ commitment

Wisconsin reeled in one of the two biggest fish on its recruiting board early on Saturday, just hours later it got even more good news. That’s because according to Badger247, Top247 safety Craig Watts gave his own verbal pledge to head coach Paul Chryst and Co. The commitment came in the middle of Watts’ four-day […]

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Badgers land U.S. Army All-American OT Cole Van Lanen

The Wisconsin Badgers’ June is turning out to be one productive month on the football recruiting trail. On Saturday, that productivity picked up to a whole new level with the verbal commitment of four-star offensive tackle Cole Van Lanen. Van Lanen, who will participate in the U.S. Army All-American game, became the 11th commitment to […]


Badgers get commit from Ohio LB Griffin Grady

As the summer months have heated up, so has the first real class for Wisconsin Badgers head coach Paul Chryst. That hot streak on the recruiting trail was kept up on Wednesday night as three-star inside linebacker Griffin Grady announced his verbal commitment to the Badgers. Grady’s commitment may have been coming later this summer, […]