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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, […]


Chryst and Co. proving doubters wrong with big recruiting weekend

Message boards — they can be scourge of the earth or a really good indication of the pulse of a fanbase. Often times they are both, and in the case of Paul Chryst and his first full recruiting class it is much more of the later than the former. As June camp season continues to […]

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OT Patrick Kasl becomes 8th commit in Badgers 2016 football class

After a big weekend on the recruiting trail for the Wisconsin Badgers and head coach Paul Chryst, it was back to getting in on the lesser-known names to help fill up the first class for Chryst. Badger247 is reporting that two-star offensive tackle Patrick Kasl committed to the Badgers on Monday night. The Forest Lake, Minnesota native […]


Badgers continue in-state haul, add DE to 2016 class

For those that follow the recruiting trail, Wisconsin’s lack of emphasis on in-state recruiting was a sore spot in the previous regime. One of the first things that new head coach Paul Chryst wanted to do upon getting his dream job was continue where this program left off before he took off for Pitt. The […]


Badgers add 3-star saftey Seth Currens to 2016 class

The University of Wisconsin football team hasn’t had a lot going on in the recruiting department, but this weekend was bound to be much different thanks to a camp and some unofficial visitors. On Saturday night the unexpected happened, with three-star safety Seth Currens giving his verbal pledge to the Badgers. Currens, a junior at Pickerington […]

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3-star safety Cycoby Burch commits to Badgers 2016 class…sorta

The Wisconsin Badgers coaching staff is having a good last month on the recruiting trail. After landing a commitment from in-state prospect Mason Stokke near the end of April, Wisconsin got commitment No. 5 in the 2016 recruiting class from Cycoby Burch, a three-star athlete out of Orlando, Fla. announced his verbal pledge to the Badgers […]


Badgers basketball adds 6-11 Belgian forward

Anyone wondering if the Badgers basketball back-to-back Final Four appearances were going to affect things on the recruiting trail just got their answer. A scant few months after UW’s 2014 Final Four run 6-11 forward Andy Van Vliet, a player out of Belgium beginning to make a name for himself in American, put the Badgers […]

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2016 Wisconsin Badgers Recruiting Update: Defense

Earlier this week we took a gander at where things stand for the Wisconsin Badgers 2016 recruiting class on the offensive side of the ball. Today, we take a look at the other side, as Dave Aranda begins to really transition the defense in his image and take players that were all his on the […]


Badgers make first 2018 offer under Paul Chryst

We all know the world of college football recruiting keeps getting more ridiculous by the year, but you can bet the Wisconsin Badgers aren’t going to go as crazy as the rest of the folks in the CFB world. After all, UW isn’t offering 8th grad prospects (thanks LSU). However, Wisconsin head coach Paul Chryst […]

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Wisconsin Badgers add in-state linebacker to 2016 class

So much for a quiet run up to an all-important spring game weekend on the recruiting trail for the Wisconsin Badgers and head coach Paul Chryst. Late Tuesday night the Badgers added a verbal pledge from in-state linebacker Mason Stokke. The Menomonie, Wis. native became the fourth pledge to the 2016 class, and the second […]

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UW gets commitment from 3-star QB Kare’ Lyles

Home is where the heart is, and for 3-star quarterback Kare’ Lyles a return back to Madison appears to be what he’d like to do for college. The Badgers’ legacy lived in the Madison area until 2012, when the family moved to Scottsdale, Ariz. With Kare’s dad playing with Wisconsin offensive coordinator Joe Rudolph, the […]

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New QB offer goes out from Badgers in 2016 class

The recruiting board continues to fluctuate and change with new offers going out, old offers being brought back to life and some verbal offers from the previous coaching staff not heading in the same direction with Paul Chryst’s coaching staff. One position in a big state of flux is quarterback, where the new staff is […]


Baby Badgers 2016: New Coaching Staff hits ground running

Wisconsin’s new coaching staff has begun making its mark on the recruiting trail, putting its stamp on what the 2016 recruiting cycle will look like. One would expect that considering 2015’s class is done and dusted. However, there have been a number of new offers to have gone out of the past few weeks. With […]


Badgers 2016 football scholarship needs

The beauty and curse of following along with the college football recruiting world is that it really never ends. National signing day is less than 48 hours old and the schools, recruiting sites and high school coaches are on to the task of lining up the class of 2016. So, why not join the fray […]


Badgers lose pair of DL commits in 2015 class

After gaining a lot of momentum with in-state additions last week, the Badgers are ending the month of January on a pretty sour note for the 2015 recruiting class. Not only did a pair of Texas high school teammates have to part ways with the Badgers, but now word has come that a pair of […]


Could Wisconsin Badgers go without a cornerback in 2015 recruiting class?

Time flies when you’re baring down on the final days of a recruiting cycle, and with just under a week to go before Paul Chryst’s first national signing day as the Wisconsin Badgers head coach things are very fluid. No position seems to be more fluid than that of cornerback, where the Badgers at one […]

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Report: South Oak Cliff CBs Ausborne, Williams not committed to Wisconsin

The Badgers went hard and heavy in to one of the Dallas area’s biggest football schools under previous head coach Gary Andersen. UW hit South Oak Cliff high school hard, looking for the hidden gem at cornerback and landing two in the forms of X’zaviae Ausborne and Takadrae Williams. However, according to our recruiting partners […]


Badgers pick up surprise commit from RB Bradrick Shaw

The Wisconsin Badgers 2015 class continues to fluctuate as we come closer and closer to national signing day. It continued to change on Saturday night as the Badgers picked up a surprise commitment from a running back previously thought to be off the radar — Bradrick Shaw of the famed Hoover program in Birmingham, Ala. […]


Kraig Howe becomes Badgers’ 25th commit for 2015 class

It didn’t take long at all for former Pitt defensive tackle commit Kraig Howe to pledge to the Badgers. In fact, it was just hours in to his visit to the Madison campus, but the Badgers are back up to 25 commits in the class. Our recruiting partners at Badger247 (if you aren’t subscribing you […]


Sam Madden decommitment exposes UW’s admissions department issues

Over the weekend the Badgers lost a big piece of their 2015 class when high 3-star offensive lineman Sam Madden decommitted. However, it appears that this shock move wasn’t of his choosing and instead it had everything to do with Wisconsin’s academic department and what was told to the player. To say the UW admissions […]


Chryst makes in-state recruiting a priority once again

While most were watching the Packers choke away a Super Bowl berth, the Wisconsin Badgers coaching staff was busy planting its flag back in the state of Wisconsin. The previous regime didn’t see the state as a key to its future plans, offering just three scholarships to players within the Badger state borders, but that […]