Wisconsin recruiting: Latest updates on Badgers’ 2018 class

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Wisconsin football’s recruiting, like that of teams around college football, slowed once the season started. That’s stayed true as the season reaches its halfway point, but Wisconsin is right where it usually is.

Find all the latest updates on Wisconsin recruiting below.

Where the Wisconsin recruiting class ranks

Wisconsin’s 2018 recruiting class is ranked No. 32 nationally and No. 7 in the Big Ten, according to 247 Sports. Of the Badgers’ 19 commits, 17 are 3 stars. Wisconsin has one 4-star commit: LB Jack Sanborn, from Lake Zurich, Ill.

Latest news for Wisconsin recruiting

The Badgers picked up nine commitments in June and July combined. Donte Burton is their only commit since then, though that’s par for the course around college football. The pace of commitments slowed once the season started.

Wisconsin 2018 offers by the numbers

  • Reported offers: 209
  • 5-star offers: 9
  • 4-star offers: 82
  • In-state recruits offered: 7
  • Florida recruits offered: 55
  • Texas recruits offered: 18
  • Ohio recruits offered: 15
  • Georgia recruits offered: 13
  • Michigan recruits offered: 12

Wisconsin recruiting: Football commits for 2018

Note: Stars are from 247 Sports’ composite ranking.

Top uncommitted Wisconsin recruiting target

OT Jackson Carman, 5 stars, Fairfield (Ohio)

The Badgers aren’t expected to be the landing spot for Carman, but they are in his top 5. The 6-foot-6, 330-pound senior plans on visiting Wisconsin. He also expects to visit Florida State, USC, Clemson and Ohio State. The Buckeyes are the favorite.

Wisconsin recruiting commitment position breakdown

Here’s a breakdown of the number of commitments at each position.

  • DL: 4 (Dietzen, Mullens, Sampson, Williams)
  • DB: 3 (Blaylock, Pearson, Smith)
  • WR: 3 (Abbott, Guerendo, Mustapha)
  • LB: 3 (Goetz, Platter, Sanborn)
  • ATH: 2 (Cruickshank, Franklin)
  • OL: 1 (Furtney)
  • RB: 1 (Watson)
  • QB: 1 (Wolf)

Geographical breakdown of Wisconsin football commits

  • Michigan: 5 (Abbott, Franklin, Furtney, Mustapha, Pearson)
  • Wisconsin: 4 (Dietzen, Goetz, Platter, Sampson)
  • Ohio: 2 (Mullens, Wolf)
  • Texas: 2 (Blaylock, Watson)
  • Illinois: 1 (Sanborn)
  • New York: 1 (Cruickshank)
  • Nebraska: 1 (Williams)
  • California: 1 (Smith)
  • Indiana: 1 (Guerendo)

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