Five of the top 15 in-state players signed with the Badgers on Wednesday. Here’s why coaches say it was “harder for us” to recruit in-state talent this year.
Isaac Hamm, a four-star defensive lineman, became the 14th scholarship member of the Badgers' 2022 recruiting class on Wednesday.
More than two dozen of the state's top-ranked football recruits signed National Letters of Intent Wednesday. Who are they and where are they going?
Addison Ostrenga, University of Iowa
The defensive end out of Sun Prairie, the No. 4 prospect in Wisconsin, is expected to announce his choice of school Wednesday evening. He visited Wisconsin on June 4 and Louisville two weeks later. Wisconsin, Ohio State and Louisville are the most likely landing spots for Hamm. He had 73 total tackles, 18 tackles for loss, nine sacks and two forced fumbles in 2021.
Franklin quarterback Myles Burkett, who has committed to play for the Badgers starting in 2022, is the AP state player of the year, while the Madison area is well-represented on the first, second and honorable-mention teams.
State playoffs are winding down across the country. But a couple of incoming Wisconsin players still had big games, including a recruit from Pennsylvania and two incoming receivers.
The future Badgers QB closed out his season on top. WR Tommy McIntosh had two more touchdowns. And another key target, Sun Prairie's Isaac Hamm, sacked Burkett on Friday.
You'll want tickets to Camp Randall Stadium this week, not for the Badgers' home tilt with Nebraska, but to watch the future of Wisconsin football.
In this week's UW recruits recap: Burkett tossed for three touchdowns, and J.T. Seagreaves and Isaac Hamm also saw their teams punch tickets to the final four.
In this week's UW recruits recap: Seagreaves stepped up in a second-round win, while Edgewood's Jackson Trudgeon and Franklin's Myles Burkett were among those to see their seasons extended.
Six of the seven in-state Wisconsin recruits advanced to Level 2 of the WIAA playoffs. Check out their stats and highlights.
Trudgeon recorded his third straight 100-yard game. Plus see how UW's four remaining uncommitted recruits fared this weekend.
In-state verbal commits blocked a kick, have their teams in the playoff mix and made more one-handed grabs this weekend.
The 6-foot-6, 250-pound Hamm is the top-ranked senior defensive recruit for football in the state. His college finalists are the University of Wisconsin, Penn State, Ohio State and Notre Dame.
The Big Eight Conference again has plenty of talent this year, featuring former all-state picks and college recruits.
The 6-6, 250-pound Hamm was a first-team selection as a defensive lineman on the Wisconsin Football Coaches Association All-State team and a unanimous first-team choice on The Associated Press All-State team for the alternate fall season in the spring team. Hamm has multiple college offers, with an announced final four of the University of Wisconsin, Penn State, Ohio State and Notre Dame. Hamm had five sacks, nine tackles for loss and five forced fumbles in the spring. He is the top-rated senior defensive player in the state by Rivals.com and was ranked the top senior edge defender and top overall defensive player in the state entering this fall by WisSports.net (and No. 4-ranked senior overall).
Defensive end Hamm has maintained his final four of the University of Wisconsin, Penn State, Ohio State and Notre Dame, although other colleges have continued to show interest in the football recruit.