2016 National Signing Day: Garrett Rand profile High School Accolades: 1st team All-Arizona (2015), 2nd team All-Arizona (2014) Senior Stats: 74 tackles, 12.0 sacks, 34 QB hurries, 3 fumble recoveries Video Proof: Our View: Rand is easily one of the best recruits of the 2016 class for the Badgers, and a quick view of his film shows why. He plays with great […]


2016 National Signing Day: Deron Harrell profile High School Accolades: N/A Senior Season Stats: 65.4 comp. %, 1,347 yards, 17 TDs, 2 INTs passing; 329 yards, 3 TDs rushing; 18 tackles on defense Video Proof: Our View: The Badgers have shown to not be afraid to mine any area for any talent they see fit so far in the Paul Chryst […]


2016 National Signing Day: Eric Burrell profile High School Accolades: Maryland All-State Private School (2014 & 2015), 3-time Baltimore Sun All-Area pick Senior Stats: 4 fumble recoveries, 3 INTs Video Proof: Our View: Wisconsin has stock-piled a lot of potential at safety over the 2015 and 2016 classes, but Eric Burrell’s tape puts him in a very different category. Given UW […]


2016 National Signing Day: Caesar Williams profile High School Accolades: N/A Senior Season Stats: 1 TD scored (defensive stats unavailable) Video Proof: Our View: Williams can flat-out play, and while early comparisons to other players are something we try to avoid it is unavoidable to notice how much his skill set reminds us of that of Sojourn Shelton coming out of […]


2016 National Signing Day: Kendric Pryor profile High School Accolades: Chicago Tribune All-State (2015) Senior Season Stats: 43 receptions, 1,152 yards, 26.8 yards per catch, 12 TDs Video Proof: Our View: If the Badgers have a major need for impact freshman at cornerback, the guys opposite the corners also have a major need for a consistent playmaker. In will step Kendric […]


2016 National Signing Day: Tyler Biadasz profile High School Accolades: 1st team All-State (2015) Video Proof: Our View: Wisconsin lost a lot of traction with in-state recruiting during the brief Gary Andersen era, and getting a recruit like Biadasz is exactly the signal Paul Chryst and Co. needed to send to the high school football world. Biadasz is not a burner, […]


2016 National Signing Day: A.J. Taylor profile High School Accolades: Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl, 2015 Missouri Class 6 All-State (RB by Media & Coaches) Video Proof: Our View: Wisconsin simply isn’t supposed to get this kind of athlete. A quick look at film from both his junior and senior seasons makes it easy to see he is on another level compared […]


2016 National Signing Day: Patrick Kasl profile

High School Accolades: 1st team All-State (2015) Video Proof: Our View: Going in to the rivals backyard, beating them to the punch and getting him to stick to a commitment despite a full-court press by the Gophers? Welcome to the Badger family Patrick Kasl. With the Gophers doing a much better job of locking down […]


2016 National Signing Day: Sam Brodner profile High School Accolades: Chicago Tribune State Player of the Year Senior Season Stats: 1,917 yards, 47 touchdowns rushing Video Proof: Our View: Winning a state Player of the Year award in a state like Illinois and you’re just a 3-star running back? Well, Brodner’s tape from the 2015 Illinois state playoffs alone suggest something completely […]


2016 National Signing Day: Mason Stokke profile High School Accolades: 2015 Wisconsin Coaches Association Defensive Player of the Year, 1st team All-State Senior Season Stats: 151 tackles, 22.0 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, 5 FF, 3 FR, 3 INT Video Proof: See above Our View: The recruiting services weren’t so high on Stokke, but that didn’t matter as the Menomonie product […]


2016 National Signing Day: Cole Van Lanen profile High School Accolades: U.S. Army All-American; 1st team All-State (2014 & 2015), Offensive Lineman of the Year in FRCC (2014 & 2015) Video Proof: Our View: Van Lanen is a sure-fire offensive line star in waiting. He dominated in a difficult high school football league in the Fox River Classic Conference and then went […]


2016 National Signing Day: Isaiahh Loudermilk profile High School Accolades: Division I 8-man All-Star (Kansas), Senior Season Stats: 97 tackles, 2.0 sacks, 2 INTs, 4 blocked punts; 7 receptions, 163 yards, 5 TDs Video Proof: Our View: The 8-man football star went under the radar for much of his recruitment, and that was to Wisconsin’s advantage. Loudermilk’s recruitment did pick up […]


2016 National Signing Day: Dontye Carriere-Williams profile High School Accolades: Back-to-Back Florida Class 7A Championships Career Stats: 70 tackles, 30 pass breakups and 5 interceptions Video Proof: Our View: As the Badgers’ biggest targets went off the board and elsewhere in the world of college football, Wisconsin went back and offered a cornerback from one of the most successful high school programs in […]


2016 National Signing Day: Jake Hescock profile High School Accolades: All-USA Connecticut first team by USA Today, Boston Globe All-Scholastic … New England Preparatory School Athletic Council Player of the Year and first-team All-New England Senior Stats: 9 receptions, 99 yards (8 games played) Video Proof: Our View: Once again we see another recruit that the Badgers scoured far and wide to find. […]


2016 National Signing Day: Seth Currens profile High School Accolades: AP Division 1 All-State (2015), Columbus Dispatch All-Metro Senior Season Stats: 73 tackles, 3 interceptions and 9 pass breakups; 669 passing yards, 254 receiving yards, 250 rushing yards and 15 total TDs Video Proof: Our View: What you’ll see is a player who is completely unselfish. Just how unselfish, though? Try knowing he is a […]


2016 National Signing Day: Patrick Johnson profile High School Accolades: 1st team All-County & All-League (2014), 2nd team All-State, Washington Post All-Met & DMV Elite Football Honorable Mention Senior Season Stats: N/A (injured) Video Proof: Our View: Johnson committed to the Badgers back in late July, helping to ease some pressure off the recruiting at cornerback. However, he suffered a high […]


2016 National Signing Day: Griffin Grady profile High School Accolades: Columbus Dispatch All-Metro selection and first-team All-Ohio Capital Conference (2015) Senior Stats: 151 tackles, 13.0 tackles for loss, 5.0 sacks, 4 FF, 2 FR, 1 INT, 9 pass deflections, 1 blocked punt Video Proof: Our View: From Ohio, totally underrated and underrecruited — no we’re not talking about Chris Borland. Instead, we’re talking […]


2016 National Signing Day: Anthony Lotti profile High School Accolades: All-American by Kohl’s (2015), Region 7AAA Special Teams Player of the Year (2015) Senior Season Stats: 45.4 yards on 49 punts, including 19 placed inside the 20-yard line and 15 of 50-plus yards Video Proof: Our View: Simply put, Lotti is being brought in on scholarship with the thought of him winning the […]


2016 National Signing Day: Noah Burks profile High School Accolades: 1st team Associated Press All-State (2015), Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl Video Proof: Our View: Burks didn’t show out the way fellow linebacker Dallas Jeanty did during the Semper Fidelis All-American Bowl week, but don’t let that fool you. It had plenty more to do with style of defense than his ability. […]

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2016 National Signing Day: Quintez Cephus profile High School Accolades: Atlanta Journal Constitution Class A All-State (2015) Senior Season Stats: 40 receptions, 844 yards, 12 TDs; 32 tackles, 4 INTs, 1 INT for TD Video Proof: Our View: What is the one consistent knock on the Wisconsin Badgers? A lack of top-quality athletes usually comes up most. If that’s a problem, […]


2016 National Signing Day: Ke’Shan Pennamon profile High School Accolades: 1st team Florida Class 4A (2015) Senior Season Stats: 57 tackles, 4.0 tackles for loss, 2 FF, 1 FR, 2 passes defensed; 16 carries, 125 yards, 1 TD rushing; 10 receptions, 293 yards, 3 TDs Video Proof: Our View: Getting one of the best players in any division of Florida football […]

MTB’s 2016 National Signing Day Central

OH JOYOUS DAY!! College football’s biggest offseason day is here — 2016 national signing day! Here you will see everything you need to know about the goings on during the full day of action for your Wisconsin Badgers. We’ll give you full individual profiles for all Badger players as their national letter of intent’s show […]


2016 National Signing Day: Kare Lyles profile High School Accolades: 3x Arizona State Champions, All-Arizona (2013), 1st team All-Division II (2015) Senior Season Stats: 70.1 comp. %, 3,561 yards, 43 TDs, 6 INT Video Proof: Our View: Just wow…a look at his senior season tape is enough to make you realize there’s something special to Lyle’s game. In fact, it also […]


2016 National Signing Day: Dallas Jeanty profile High School Accolades: Semper Fidelis All-American, Senior Season Stats: 94 tackles, 14 sacks, 7 forced fumbles Video Proof: Our View: Jeanty is already on campus and adjusting to college life. His career at UW will be interesting to follow, as both T.J. Edwards and Chris Orr solidified the inside linebacker positions last season as freshmen. Will […]

TUCSON, AZ - OCTOBER 11:  Defensive Coordinator Justin Wilcox of the USC Trojans during warm ups to the college football game atagainst the Arizona Wildcats  Arizona Stadium on October 11, 2014 in Tucson, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Wisconsin’s new DC Justin Wilcox by the numbers

Who is Wisconsin’s newest defensive coordinator? His name is Justin Wilcox and his last stop was as defensive coordinator of the USC Trojans. No, he wasn’t there to coach perhaps the best non-College Football Playoff game of the postseason. Instead, he was on the unemployment line after being one of four assistant coaches let go […]