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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 Karé 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, […]


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 […]