Report: Wisconsin RB coach Thomas Hammock off to the NFL

Thomas Hammock has long been seen as one of the most integral parts of the Wisconsin coaching staff. He was one of just two holdovers from Bielema's coaching staff to join head coach Gary Andersen's staff. However, according to, Hammock will be named the new running back coach for the Baltimore Ravens of the NFL. 

Hammock's biggest loss could be on the recruiting trail, where he was seen as a key figure in getting the Badgers in to the state of Georgia in this class. He was long the main recruiter in New Jersey and was responsible for guys like Corey Clement, Melvin Gordon and no less than Taiwan Deal and D.J. Gillins in this class. 

UPDATE: Gary Andersen confirmed Thomas Hammock's departure from the Wisconsin program while speakin on's national signing day coverage. Here is what Andersen had to say: 

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Andrew Coppens

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