DC Jim Leonhard not looking to leave Wisconsin; 4-star OL commits

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Jim Leonhard not looking to leave Wisconsin

Though he’s open to listening about other job opportunities, Wisconsin defensive coordinator Jim Leonhard is in no hurry to leave his alma mater, writes Jason Galloway of the Wisconsin State Journal.

Wisconsin gets 2019 commitment

Paul Chryst and his staff continued a strong start to their 2019 recruiting class last weekend as 4-star offensive lineman Joe Tippmann gave his verbal commitment. He’s the fifth member of a class that 247Sports has ranked No. 10 in the country.

Early signing period good for the Badgers

While many coaches around the country are vehemently against the new early signing period, the Badgers’ Paul Chryst is among those in favor of it. And there’s a reason. As Jesse Temple writes, few programs will benefit from getting kids signed in December more than Wisconsin.

Impact of Wisconsin’s 2017 recruiting class

With just one game left — a Dec. 30 matchup with Miami in the Orange Bowl — we take a look at the impact Wisconsin’s 2017 recruiting class had on the field this season.

Potential early entrants to NFL draft

Wisconsin has several players that could forego their final years and declare for the 2018 NFL Draft, including three on the offensive line. As of now, according to Jeff Potrykus of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, redshirt sophomore David Edwards plans to return, while juniors Beau Benzschawel and Michael Deiter are awaiting word from the draft advisory committee on where they could potentially get taken before making a decision.

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2018 commit earns honor

Defensive lineman Boyd Dietzen, a Wisconsin commitment in the Class of 2018, was recognized as the Fox Valley Player of the Year.

Players make the walk at graduation

Graduation was held last weekend in Madison, and a number of Badgers made the walk to pick up their diplomas. It included DE Alec James, LB Jack Cichy, LB Leon Jacobs, TE Troy Fumagalli, DE Chikwe Obasih, and former team member, WR Jazz Peavy.

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